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Associate Director of Cora P. Maloney Center & CULTURE
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted May 2, 2024
Title Associate Director of Cora P. Maloney Center & CULTURE
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Cora P. Maloney Center
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Administrative Support/Services

Position Summary

Cora P. Maloney Center (CPMC) seeks an energetic and highly professional Associate Director of CPMC and CULTURE. You will be a member of the Cora P. Maloney Center within the Office of Student Success and Academic Support, working with constituents to advance the university’s ambitious vision for excellence in students’ academic success and university retention. You will have oversight of the CULTURE Program and will be responsible for coordinating joint student programming efforts across all CPMC pre-college and undergraduate programs. This position will report directly to the Associate Vice Provost for Inclusion and Student Success.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities:
  • Design, implement, and promote the Creating Undergraduate Learning Through Unity Resources and Equity (CULTURE) Program.
  • Coordinate joint student programming efforts across CPMC, in,cluding three pre-college programs (Liberty Partnerships Program (LPP), Science Technology and Entry Program (STEP), and Upward Bound); and six undergraduate programs, which includes CULTURE, Access to College Excellence (ACE), Daniel Acker Scholars, Collegiate Science Technology Entry Program (CSTEP), McNair Scholars and Student Support Services (SSS).
  • Conduct best practice research pertaining to historically underserved and low-income undergraduate students.
  • Search for local, regional, and national grant opportunities and assist with writing proposals for CPMC.
  • Recruit, hire, train and evaluate graduate assistants and undergraduate peer mentors.
  • Prepare semester and annual reports and analyses of projects, as required.
Cora P. Maloney Center (CPMC) is integral to UB’s mission of access, diversity, and success. CPMC’s mission and vision is to assist with promoting academic excellence, while providing a strong foundation for equity. This position will help support Academic Affairs and the university’s stated commitment to access, diversity, and inclusion. Cora P. Maloney Center has a strong history of effectively supporting historically underrepresented students and provides a pipeline that connects the pre-college programs (Liberty Partnerships Program (LPP), Science Technology and Entry Program (STEP) and Upward Bound) to the college level programs (Access to College Excellence (ACE), Daniel Acker Scholars, Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP), McNair Scholars, and Student Support Services (SSS) in CPMC, by offering joint programming and mentorship. CPMC provides a dynamic network of programs, services and opportunities that promote access and academic excellence, to ensure talented UB students persist and actualize their academic and professional potential.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. We support your growth and development through our career coaching and training department and we qualify as a public service loan forgiveness organization. Learn more about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree and one (1) year professional experience at the college or university level.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, including presenting to small and large groups.
  • Strong computer skills, with working knowledge of MS office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent critical thinking, strong organizational skills, and customer service experience.
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment exhibiting understanding, appreciation, and respect for all individuals.
  • Be eligible to work in the United States without a visa sponsorship.

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