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Job ID: 206839

Study Abroad Advisor
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Mar. 7, 2023
Title Study Abroad Advisor
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Office of Education Abroad
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Student Services

Position Summary

The Office of Study Abroad Programs at the University at Buffalo (UB) has an opportunity for an energetic, collaborative individual to serve as a Study Abroad Advisor.

As Study Abroad Advisor, you will:
    • Advise students interested in education abroad opportunities. Provide support to students for the entire education abroad program lifecycle, from program selection through the period abroad, and upon reentry.
    • Help curate and manage the office’s portfolio of faculty-led and outbound exchange programs, including serving as a primary liaison for current and prospective program leaders
    • Plan and participate in special events designed to promote study abroad, and coordinate pre-departure orientations for outbound faculty-led and exchange programs.
    • Support program promotion and outreach including materials development and dissemination.
    • Coordinate course articulation, manage program information, and produce reports.
    • Support projects designed to further UB’s Education Abroad mission


Offering over 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs, the University at Buffalo (UB) has the distinction of being a premier research-intensive public university, and is a member of the Association of American Universities. UB is listed as one of the nation’s Top 25 institutions hosting international students, and its Office of International Student Services provides support services for the University at Buffalo’s approximately 7,000 international students. 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.

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 and a minimum of two years of directly related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience should include student programming and/or advisement responsibilities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Experience in public speaking and formal presentations are essential as is an ability to communicate enthusiasm for the programs and activities being represented.
  • Computer skills including word processing, database management, and use if internet and electronic mail.
  • Ability to work occasional non-standard (evening and weekend) hours, as needed to satisfy the position duties.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior study abroad participation, or experience working internationally
  • Experience liaising with faculty and administrators in a US higher education environment
  • Prior experience with Terra Dotta Software or other on-line application management software packages.

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