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Academic Advising Assistant, Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 10, 2021
Title Academic Advising Assistant, Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Exploratory & Pre-Professional Advising Center
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Educational Services

Position Summary
The University at Buffalo, Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center seeks an energetic and highly professional Academic Advising Assistant.

The Assistant will be a member of the academic advising team within the department of Academic Success Initiatives, working with constituents to advance the university’s ambitious vision for excellence in students’ academic success and university retention. The Academic Advising Assistant is responsible for providing accurate and timely academic advisement guidance to the Center’s customers which includes students, parents, and colleagues. This position will report directly to the Coordinator of Advising Operations and Services.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities
Provide timely and accurate academic advisement to students
Operations Administration – Triage inquiries from Center’s customers including students, parents, and colleagues across campus and schedule advising appointments
Supervise the Center’s front office student workers
Provide administrative support to the Academic Success Initiatives advising and leadership teams
Serve as a liaison on behalf of the EAB Navigate campus-wide student success technology suite (student success advising system and mobile application)and Navigate team to train staff on use and resolve user issues

About Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center (EPAC)
The Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center (EPAC) supports the university mission of providing an inclusive environment and a transformative educational experience that promotes the academic and personal success and engagement of all undergraduate students. Working collaboratively with academic advisors, faculty, administrators, and support service providers, we aim to develop standardized best practices, deliver high quality programs, and provide the necessary resources to help our students persist and attain their undergraduate degree. The Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center (EPAC) is committed to providing as diverse and as inclusive environment as possible for staff, faculty and students. Therefore, we seek candidates who are committed to ensuring that services reflect, support and enhance diversity, equity and inclusion.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

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.

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 A Bachelor’s Degree is required for this position. Preferred Qualifications o Master’s degree in higher education or related field o Experience in a higher education setting

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