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Academic Advisor and Honors EDI Coordinator, University Honors College
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 7, 2023
Title Academic Advisor and Honors EDI Coordinator, University Honors College
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department University Honors College
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Position Summary

The University at Buffalo (UB) University Honors College seeks to hire an energetic and highly professional Academic Advisor and Honors Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Coordinator. This position provides a broad range of administrative and advising support functions. This position reports to the Administrative Director.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities
    • Provides academic advisement for new and current Honors Scholars.
    • Assists with recruitment and review of applications to the University and the Honors College.
    • Oversees key equity, diversity, and inclusion activities.
    • Advises Honors College leadership on strategies to increase URM student recruitment, success, and retention.
    • Special assignments as determined by Honors College Director and Administrative Director.


The University Honors College is committed to providing as diverse and inclusive environment for staff, faculty and students. Therefore, we seek candidates who are committed to ensuring that all of our programming reflects, supports and enhances diversity, equity and inclusion within the University Honors College.

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 Honors College
Over 40 years, the University Honors College has grown to become a thriving living-learning community of over 1,400 highly motivated and academically talented students. Through a customizable curriculum of small group seminars, service learning, experiential learning opportunities and academic support programs, the Honors College fosters student leadership, independence, creativity and success. This is an exciting time to join the University Honors College. In the coming years, we will be enhancing our curriculum and our programming to reflect our commitment to undergraduate research and experiential learning; civic engagement; global citizenship and the well-being of our diverse communities.

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 with at least two (2) years of professional work experience and competencies in the following areas:
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to build rapport with prospective students and other stakeholders including parents and families, and staff in other university departments.
  • Experience working with underrepresented students or contributing to projects/programs related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, with knowledge of Outlook, Word, Power Point and Excel.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel Administration or Counseling.
  • Prior experience with academic advising (or closely related) experience in a college or university setting.
  • Experience working with the needs of high achieving students is highly desirable.

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