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Academic Specialist, Student Support Services
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Oct. 13, 2021
Title Academic Specialist, Student Support Services
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Student Support Services
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Student Services

The Research Foundation for the State University of New York at Buffalo seeks to hire an Academic Specialist within the department of Student Support Services (SSS). The Academic Specialist is responsible for providing and designing the delivery of many forms of advisement to students such as informational advisement, proactive advisement, appreciative advisement, and academic coaching services. The hours for this position are typically 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Friday, however, the Academic Specialist occasionally must be available to assist SSS program staff in accompanying students during off campus visits and may require some evening and/or weekend hours. This position reports to the Director of Student Support Services.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Advisement
  • Recordkeeping and Reporting
  • Program Development and Administration

The TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) Program at the University at Buffalo is committed to serving undergraduate students who are first-generation, low-income, and/or students with disabilities and helping them overcome academic, cultural and social barriers so they can succeed in higher education. We provide our students with holistic academic and personal support services designed to assist with graduate school and career preparation, economic and financial literacy, and ultimately persistence to graduation. For more information, please visit the website.

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… packages.

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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