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ATTAIN Lab Technology Coordinator
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 6, 2018
Title ATTAIN Lab Technology Coordinator
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Department Educational Opportunity Center
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Buffalo, NY
    United States
  • Coordinator
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
    Educational Services

Position Summary
The University at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center (UBEOC) is seeking applications for a Staff Assistant position (ATTAIN Lab Technology Coordinator) for the Advanced Technology and Informational Network (ATTAIN) computer lab. ATTAIN is a statewide technology initiative to provide urban and rural communities access to state-of-the-art technology. The UBEOC provides economically and educationally disadvantaged residents in the Western New York area tuition-free academic programs, workforce development training and certifications and gainful employment opportunities.

The ATTAIN Lab Technology Coordinator (ALTC) provides on-site facilitation of learning and technical support for their assigned ATTAIN lab. In collaboration with UBEOC and University Center for Academic and Workforce Development (UCAWD) designated staff, the ALTC will be responsible for mastering, facilitating and marketing ATTAIN technology training resources. Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Obtain and keep current relevant Microsoft certifications, and deliver Microsoft certifications to served populations.
  • Create and maintain a clean comfortable and orderly learning lab environment and provide participant workstation intervention and technical assistance as needed.
  • Determine participant TANF eligibility during intake progress, provide an initial orientation for all new participants and train participants to ATTAIN lab software and courseware resources.
  • Create, monitor and update a monthly schedule operations and training sessions (in coordination with the EOC Director and UCAWD designated staff).
  • Prepare and execute ATTAIN lab Implementation Plan (with EOC Director and designated UCAWD staff), as well as create and implement a Community Outreach and Partnership Development plan.
  • Position requires flexibility with the work schedule and the ability to work some evening and weekend hours are required. Some travel required.

For 40 years, the UB EOC been in the forefront of providing opportunities through education for economically and educationally disadvantaged citizens in Western New York residents. The UBEOC makes real education and real success a tangible possibility for everyone lifting the community one success story at a time. To learn more about the Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center, visit us online at

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in education or related discipline. Must have proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

One (1) year experience working:

  • with adult populations in a training, advising, or mentoring position
  • with computer software applications in reading, writing, and math
  • with underserved and/or underprepared populations.
    Additional Attributes:
  • Strong verbal and written communication.
  • Presentation and organizational skills.
  • Evidence of an ability to promote professional and ethical behavior, and evidence of an ability to work independently.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree.
Two (2) or more years’ experience working with adult populations (training, advising, or mentoring), experience working with TANF recipients, experience in community outreach, Microsoft certifications, experience in curriculum development, and bilingual speaker.

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