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Thursday
01/19/17

Undergraduate Education Graduate Assistant Opportunity

Posted by Tim on January 19, 2017 in Community Announcements, Graduate Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

Undergraduate Education

Graduate Assistant (GA) Position Description

Job Type:  Full Time

Hours/week:  20 (represents full-time for GA positions), specific hours to be arranged.

Salary:  $499.00/biweekly (20 hours/week)

Term:  Appointed on a semester-by-semester basis, successful applicants will receive consideration for Academic year and summer appointments.  Applicants should be available during summer or other school breaks.

Department:  Undergraduate Education (UGE)

Supervisor of Position:

The UGE GA serves under the direct supervision of Brenda Sauka, the Finance/HR Manager of Undergraduate Education.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform procurement related duties, including but not limited to: identify items for purchase, obtain quotes as necessary and initiate all procurement realated transactions for routing and approval, including travel reimbursements, eReq or other forms as required; Verify orders have been received and initiate exchanges and/or returns/credits, etc; and act as liaison to toe UGE Program Directors, staff, various university offices and external vendors/suppliers.
  • Perform general clerical, office support and reception duties as requested, including but not limited to front desk reception for the 24 Capen suite; greeting and assisting walk-ins and telephone inquiries; scheduling meetings in 24 Capen conference room; filing, sorting/delivering mail; answering telephone inquiries; typing; copying; on-campus office errands; meeting or event set-up and clean-up in conference rooms; assisting with general office organization and upkeep including supply inventory and light stocking; and other tasks as assigned.
  • Maintain confidentially of all protected data.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Be fully matriculated in a graduate degree program at UB;
  • Be a full-time student, maintaining a minimum of nine (9) credits per semester;
  • Maintain Academic Good Standing during each semester of the assistantship;
  • Excellent written, communication and general administrative skills;
  • Possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills and high attention to details;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and timelines and problem solve;
  • Strong knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Publisher and Internet searches;
  • Ability to research academic topics relevant to university level education; and
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a diverse environment exhibiting understanding, appreciation and respect for a wide-variety of individual differences and backgrounds.

To Apply: Applications accepted only via Bullseye

Monday
09/19/16

Graduate Student Assistant Position in College of Arts and Sciences

Posted by Tim on September 19, 2016 in Career Opportunities, Graduate Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

Graduate Student Assistant Position, Experiential Learning

Fall 2016-Spring 2017

The Experiential Learning Center in the College of Arts and Sciences is looking for a graduate student assistant to promote student involvement in internships, study abroad, research, and service-learning.  The student would assist with efforts to engage students, faculty, and staff in the College and connect with central campus resources.

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • Full-time Master’s or PhD student with relevant student programming experience
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Applicant has participated in experiential learning (research, internships, study abroad, or service-learning)

Responsibilities:

  • Collect and promote College and campus-wide events and information related to experiential learning
  • Greet visitors to the Center and direct them to appropriate information
  • Provide information to students about campus resources
  • Post updates about events and opportunities on social media
  • Collect and organize scholarship applications
  • Assist with website development and maintenance
  • Create flyers and marketing materials for experiential learning events and opportunities
  • Support presentations to various student groups
  • Collect and organize student stories/testimonials
  • Other duties as assigned

Application Process:  Students must submit a cover letter and resume to Caitlin Hoekstra, Assistant Director of Experiential Learning, cebarone@buffalo.edu, by Monday, September 26.  The position is approximately 20 hours per week at an hourly rate of $12.

Thursday
08/04/16

Graduate Assistant Position in Office of Student Engagement

Posted by Tim on August 4, 2016 in Graduate Assistant, Internships, Networking, Student Job Opportunities

University at Buffalo
Office of Student Engagement (SE)
Fall 2016 – Spring 2017

Graduate Assistant Position Description – Experiential Learning

Supervisor:  Jude Butch, Assistant Director and Phyllis Floro, Director

Student Engagement

Responsibility:  To support the mission of SE and the University at Buffalo.  The following responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Work closely with Assistant Director and Director to further develop and implement an experiential learning program at UB. Includes but not limited to:
    • Outreach communication to students, faculty and staff
    • Meeting with students to determine interests (and referring them to appropriate office)
    • Assisting with the assessment process and continued website development
    • Marketing of SE and Experiential Learning initiatives
  • Work closely with the Serves Committee Chair (sub-committee of the UB Experiential Learning Consortium) to further develop the community engagement program at UB, outreach to the community partners, and any other development projects assigned.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of the Real Experience and Leadership Mentoring Program (REALM) and any other SE programs that require assistance.
  • Facilitate SE workshops and trainings including Life & Learning and outreach workshops

Note:  The opportunity to co-teach a University Experience course will be considered and discussed with the graduate assistant who is hired.

Department-wide/University-wide Responsibilities/Expectations:

  • Attend and participate in SE staff meetings, retreats and staff development
  • Volunteer and assist with Student Life events and programs, as needed
  • Build relationships, work closely to support, and be an effective team player with professionals, graduate student assistants, undergraduate student workers, and interns
  • Continue and build new relationships with student groups affiliated with the SE
  • Serve as a liaison between the SE and campus constituents, such as on-campus student organizations as well as Student Affairs offices, academic departments
  • Serve on committees relevant to the mission/promotion of the SE, as needed/requested
  • Share/research new ideas and initiatives to implement in the SE based on own experiences, conference sessions, and relationships with various colleagues
  • Fulfill any other duties or responsibilities assigned

I enthusiastically welcome cover letters & resumes for this opportunity through Friday, August 12th. All materials should be emailed directly to Ashley Bucholtz at arbuchol@buffalo.edu. Alternatively, students may also apply through BullsEye (Job ID: 408713).