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Community Liaison, History
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jun. 4, 2024
Title Community Liaison, History
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department History
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Student Services
    Multicultural Affairs/Diversity
    Communications/Public Relations
As the Community Liaison, you will be part of a collaborative team that includes the Center for Disability Studies and the Gender Institute on a project funded by the Mellon Foundation, “Communities of Care,” focused on networks and relations of care and the pursuit of disability justice, especially within marginalized communities. The Communities of Care project will build connections between the University at Buffalo and the broader Western New York area.

In this role, you will:
  • Identify and work with community partners to involve them in the work of the program.
  • Identify partners, and work with them to build collaborations.
  • Work with the partners in projects such as in doing oral histories, writing projects and other arts related activities.
  • Coordinate with the Communities of Care research team, including study directors, the program manager, postdoctoral fellows, graduate research assistants, and the advisory board.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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