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Job ID: 197630

Academic Counselor and Recruiter, Upward Bound Program
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Oct. 24, 2022
Title Academic Counselor and Recruiter, Upward Bound Program
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Upward Bound
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Counseling Services
The Upward Bound Program at the University at Buffalo seeks to hire an Academic Counselor and Recruiter. The Academic Counselor and Recruiter will be responsible for collaborating with program staff to manage direct services to 9th and 10th grade Buffalo High School students.

Key Duties and Responsibilities Include:
  • Responsible for recruitment of potential City of Buffalo high school student participants, securing appropriate documentation for client eligibility.
  • Maintenance of accurate, confidential records for 9th & 10th-grade pre-college students.
  • Conducting ongoing reviews of student caseload including student progress as it relates to needs assessment and learning plan, documentation of students who have left the program, program services received, scholarships received, financial aid received, etc.
  • Responsible for record-keeping, attendance, and participant stipends
  • Represents the Upward Bound Program at community-based functions, staff meetings, and other venues as appropriate.
  • Must be able to physically accompany/chaperon students on various field trips, excursions and out-of-town; regional and or long-distance overnight college tours.
  • Must be willing to teach and/or facilitate one Upward Bound class per semester.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Program Director.

We invite individuals to apply whose perspectives and experiences will enrich and strengthen our organization. The Upward Bound Program (UBP) serves a diverse constituency of patrons, and our employees, services and policies strive to honor and reflect this diversity. We encourage candidates who thrive in a welcoming multicultural environment to apply.

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.

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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