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Assistant Director, Asia Research Institute
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 26, 2022
Title Assistant Director, Asia Research Institute
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Asia Research Institute
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Educational Services
    Administrative Support/Services

Position Summary
The Office of International Education at the University at Buffalo invites applications for the position of Assistant Director, Asia Research Institute (ARI) . The Assistant Director will play a key role in managing the Institute, and will:

Plan and coordinate Institute academic and cultural programs, in cooperation with the Institute Director. Programs will include academic conferences and lecture series and cultural educational programs for the University and local communities.
Manage program implementation and administration, including coordinating administrative approvals as well as program activities.
Manage Institute and program publicity, including utilizing electronic, social media and print media.
Plan and manage proposals for Institute and project funding, as well as project reports. Work with faculty to develop external grants.
Prepare budget requests and budget reports, and provide fiscal oversight for Institute accounts. Support the Institute director in strategically cultivating potential donors.
Supervise Institute personnel including managing hiring and training activities for Institute or program-specific personnel. Conduct orientation for new faculty leadership, and coordinate staff meetings and team building activities.

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.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree, and five years of directly related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Administrative experience related to projects or programs involving external sponsors.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including an ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise written format.
Supervisory experience or a demonstrated ability to establish priorities for work to be accomplished by others.

Preferred Qualifications
A degree in a field related to the Asia Research Institute’s academic activities is preferred.
An advanced degree is preferred.

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