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Undergraduate Law Program Advisor & Coordinator
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Nov. 14, 2022
Title Undergraduate Law Program Advisor & Coordinator
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Law School
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Student Services
    Educational Services

Position Summary

As Undergraduate Law Program Advisor and Coordinator you will be first point of contact for students interested in, having questions about or issues with the Law BA major and/or minor.

Duties include:
    • Advising students on registration, course choice and path to graduation for the LAW BA.
    • Tracking and assisting enrollment management with targets and corresponding implications for academic programs/development.
    • Represent the School of Law Undergraduate Program at student events related to orientation.
    • Pursue and lead strategies to address the needs of under-performing students.
    • Collaborate on university retention initiatives, including campaigns designed to influence non-registered students.
    • Help innovate, lead and implement strategies that support advising goals to set by the college.


The University at Buffalo School of Law — the only law school in the State University of New York system — is situated on the flagship campus of a world-class research intensive public university, the largest in the northeastern United States.

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. Visit our benefits website to learn 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

    • Bachelor’s degree with 1 year experience or associate’s degree with 2 years’ experience working with undergraduate students in a higher education setting.
    • Understanding of and experience working with undergraduate academic programs and student populations.
    • Experience with academic advising and working on student success initiatives.
    • Ability to make strategic decisions with students about their coursework, curricular requirements, and progress toward degree.
    • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and verbal and written communication skills.
    • Computer experience in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access).
    • Must be able to manage competing priorities, be deadline-driven, and demonstrate a commitment to learning new skills as needed.
    • Ability to handle confidential information daily; Ability to learn the FERPA laws enacted to protect student privacy and information.



Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with UB systems (SIRIHUB, Navigate, etc.) and other applications related to student academic records and student support services strongly preferred.
  • Experience with UB policies and procedures surrounding undergraduate education.
  • Solution oriented and creative: ability to innovate and take initiative.
  • Working knowledge of the University academic integrity guidelines and undergraduate financial aid rules regarding student registrations.

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