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Coordinator of Student Support & Mentoring Programs, Undergraduate Education
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Dec. 7, 2022
Title Coordinator of Student Support & Mentoring Programs, Undergraduate Education
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department SEAS Undergraduate Education
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Student Services
    Educational Services

Position Summary

The Office of Undergraduate Education within the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) at the University at Buffalo is seeking a Coordinator of Student Support and Mentoring Programs. The Coordinator will engage with a broad range of faculty, staff, and students to develop and support programs aimed at success and retention of SEAS undergraduate students.

As the Coordinator of Student Support and Mentoring Programs, you will:

    • Develop, plan, and coordinate effective communication, programming, and events for onboarding first-year and transfer engineering and computer science students.
    • Develop, plan, coordinate, and execute effective strategies, programming, and events for SEAS peer mentoring programs.
    • Develop an outreach plan to support SEAS students at key points during their first year.
    • Recruit, hire, supervise, and train SEAS Peer Mentors
    • Serve as a liaison to EAB Navigate, ensuring all mentors have appropriate access to the system, are utilizing the system to run reports, and execute assessment activities.
    • Maintain and update SEAS Mentoring websites.


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.
    • Two years’ professional experience working with students in a higher education, education setting, or a related area.
    • Experience serving and supporting diverse student populations.
    • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written communication, and oral communication skills, and the ability to communicate clearly and respectfully with diverse populations.
    • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook).
    • Ability to manage competing priorities and demonstrate a commitment to learning new skills as needed.



Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree.
    • 2 years of experience in undergraduate mentoring or student success programs.
    • Experience developing orientation and first year programming for undergraduate students.
    • Experience with higher education systems (i.e. PeopleSoft, Banner, EAB, etc.)



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