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Assistant to the Chair
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jan. 29, 2020
Title Assistant to the Chair
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Learning and Instruction
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Administrative Support/Services

Position Summary
The Department of Learning and Instruction in UB’s Graduate School of Education has a long history of research excellence, as well as a strong tradition of teaching and community engagement. Faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to creating a collegial academic environment characterized by equity, social justice, interdisciplinary collaboration, and an ethic of care.
Working collaboratively with faculty, staff, and the chair, the ATC provides a leadership presence that demonstrates dedication to excellence and equity, and emphasizes the significance of being student-centered. Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Course scheduling
  • Assist the Department Chair in budget development and management
  • Coordinate faculty dossiers for promotion, tenure and awards
  • Maintain graduate assistantship information and communication where needed.
  • Collection of documentation and support of visa and work authorization for visiting scholars, faculty, students and volunteers.
  • Maintain department records and files.
    The Graduate School of Education is a professional school with a social mission to create and apply knowledge informed by research on human development, educational policy, teaching and information science. Students are involved in dynamic, collaborative and transformative research that impacts our local, national and global communities. We transform society through education.

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
Bachelor’s degree and two years of administrative experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Masters degree.
Five years administrative experience in an academic setting and with SUNY systems. Must be self-motivated and able to work interchangeably with faculty, staff and students. Experience in SUNY procedures related to personnel and budget is desirable. Five years of experience in an administrative support role to academic leadership is a plus.

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