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Assistant Project Coordinator - New Student Orientation
Erie Community College

Date Posted Oct. 30, 2019
Title Assistant Project Coordinator - New Student Orientation
University Erie Community College
Buffalo, NY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Student Services
    Administrative Support/Services

Support Through Advisement, Registration, Transition
$41,277.13 Annual
Union/Position Status:
Posting Closing Date:
November 20, 2019Please note that the posting will close at midnight (12:00 AM) on the posting closing date.
This means any applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM the evening before.


Position Title:  Assistant Project Coordinator – New Student Orientation
Union: AAECC
Job Group: 9


This work involves assisting in the coordination, planning, and development of the New Student Orientation program. The incumbent, under the direction of a higher-ranking administrator, coordinates the activities associated with the operation of Student or Academic Affairs programs. Supervision may be exercised over a small staff. Does related work as required.


  • Assists in the coordination, planning, and development of programs for the Student Affairs, Academic Affairs or skills training center;
  • Assists in the collection, analysis and evaluation of data and surveys;
  • Works with a higher ranking administrator to implement programs and services;
  • Assists in scheduling computer lab and classroom activities;
  • May instruct students on a limited basis;
  • Performs related duties as assigned by supervisor;
  • Assists in the planning, revision, and administration of the college’s orientation programming;
  • Assists in coordinating all orientation committees in meeting goals and objectives;
  • Assists in serving as the point of contact for students, faculty, and staff regarding orientation
  • Works closely with faculty, staff, and administrators to meet orientation, enrollment management, and retention goals;
  • Assists in the development of all action plans related to orientation programming;
  • Assists in the conducting of longitudinal research about the effectiveness of orientation programming;
  • Assists in reviewing and analyzing predictive evaluation data, as well as current trends in the continued improvement of student persistence and retention;
  • Serves on college-wide committees to advance the awareness of new student orientation;
  • Is available to work night and or weekends for possible expansion of orientation sessions;
  • Assists in the development, implementation, and management of an online orientation;
  • Trains staff/or students in the use of the online orientation;
  • Ensures students are eligible to enroll in orientation (online, in person, or Distance Learning);
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.
  • Provides oversight of Orientation Leader on boarding and training


Candidates must be able to demonstrate awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusive and diverse learning environment. Thorough knowledge of general educational methods and theory; thorough knowledge of curriculum development; thorough knowledge of vocational training needs of business and industry; skill in educational coordination and management; ability to motivate and direct the work of others; ability to get along well with others; sound professional judgment; initiative and resourcefulness;  physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. 


Graduation from a regionally accredited two (2) year college or university with an Associate degree and four (4) years of educational administrative experience.   Preferred experience in a demonstrated lead role in the planning and/or execution of an orientation program and office.


Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire.

Contact Human Resources at (716) 851-1840 with any questions.

Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise. At SUNY Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Notice of Non-Discrimination
SUNY Erie Community College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or in the administration of any of its policies and programs on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristics protected by law. This applies to all students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting the Civil Rights Compliance Officer listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies:

Civil Rights Compliance Officer
Tracy Archie, Chief Diversity Officer
Office of Equity and Diversity
City Campus, Room 174, 121 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 851-1118

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New York Office
United States Department of Education
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