Human Resources

Welcome to the website of the Office of Human Resources at SUNY Optometry. This website provides information about relevant policies and procedures, benefits information, links to important SUNY information and posting of current college vacancies.

For questions or more information, please contact:

Guerda Fils
Assistant Vice President for Human Resources
Phone: (212) 938-5883
Email: gfils@sunyopt.edu

Darcelle Paul
Human Resources Generalist
Phone: (212) 938-5924
Email: dpaul@sunyopt.edu

Tenelle Belton
Human Resources Associate
Phone: (212) 938-5880
Email: tbelton@sunyopt.edu

Dwayne Moore
Payroll Examiner 2
Phone: (212) 938-5671
Email: dmoore@sunyopt.edu

Holiday Schedule
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New York State Holiday Schedule

January 2022

Saturday, January 1: New Year’s Day
Monday, January 17: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

February 2022

Saturday, February 12: *Lincoln’s Birthday
Monday, February 21: Washington’s Birthday (Observed)

May 2022

Monday, May 30: Memorial Day

June 2022

Sunday, June 19: Juneteenth (Observed on Monday, June 20th)

July 2022

Monday, July 4: Independence Day

September 2022

Monday, September 5: Labor Day

October 2022

Monday, October 10: Columbus Day

November 2022

Tuesday, November 8: **Election Day
Friday, November 11: ***Veterans’ Day
Thursday, November 24: Thanksgiving Day

December 2022

Sunday, December 25: Christmas Day (Observed on Monday, December 26th)

* The State has designated Lincoln’s Birthday as a floating holiday in 2022 for State employees in certain bargaining units.
** The State has designated Election as a floating holiday in 2022 for State employees in certain bargaining units.
*** Under the Attendance Rules when a holiday falls on a Sunday it is observed on the following Monday.
**** To make sure there are enough classes for students, the College, clinics and classes will be in session.
Employees who are not required to work on that Friday will have the day off as usual. Persons required to work due to the building being open and activities scheduled, will receive either a holiday comp day or receive holiday pay for those classified employees who may not have signed a waiver.
Please speak to your supervisor to determine if you should come to work.

Accessibility & Diversity Services
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Diversity & Inclusion
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