University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Friday
12/14/18

UB Communications Seeks Student Assistants for the Spring PAID

Posted by Tim on December 14, 2018 in Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

I wanted to reach out to you because we are currently looking to hire several creative, innovative and detail-oriented students to help us tell the UB story on the institution’s primary social media accounts.

These paid positions are a wonderful opportunity for anyone who would like to challenge themselves to grow their creative, problem solving, storytelling, human behaviors or critical thinking skills – or for students who want to build skills in communications on social media.

Honors students really do well with us. Their humor and creativity make them outstanding candidates. And as you know, many of the honors students you have placed with us have gone on to do great things.

  • Our Video and Content students not only craft stories (including video content), but analyze performance.
  • Our Operations students collaborate to design and mature our information and measurement systems and information architecture in our best-of-class Social Media Management system (Sprinklr) uses it to analyze and report on UB’s impact in the social media landscape.

We prepare our students for careers in social media marketing and our past student assistants have gone on to have incredible experiences. In the last few years alone, our students have secured internships and jobs at global companies such as Hulu, Casper, The Smithsonian Institution and more.

The positions we are hiring for are as follows (see attached job descriptions for details):

  1. Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant
  2. Social Media Video Assistant
  3. [NEW] Social Media Operations Assistant

2019 STUDENT ASSISTANT OPPORTUNITY – SOCIAL MEDIA OPERATIONS ASSISTANT 2019 STUDENT ASSISTANT OPPORTUNITY – CONTENT AND ENGAGEMENT 2019 STUDENT ASSISTANT OPPORTUNITY – SOCIAL MEDIA VIDEO ASSISTANT

Please feel free to share with students or faculty members who would know of any stand-outs student to work with us as we continue to elevate our UB social media channel performance.

This paid position does not have a tuition waiver; however, it is a great learning position for experienced students with skills that they want to sharpen in this area.

Monday
12/03/18

University Honors College Spring 2019 Work Study/ Student Assistant (SA) Opportunity

Posted by Tim on December 3, 2018 in Job Opportunity, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

Honors College Work Study/Student Assistant Description:
The primary responsibility of the Work Study/Student Assistant (SA) is to support the Honors College Front
Desk/Reception area by providing general office support to the Honors College’s professional staff including:

  • Answering telephones
  • Greeting Honors College guests
  • Answering basic questions
  • Scheduling Advising appointments
  • Checking students in for appointments
  • Upkeep of Don Shack Student Lounge
  • Mailing (some large)
  • Copying
  • Assist with room reservation inquires
  • Assist with programs and events
  • Completing special projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate in a clear and friendly manner
  • Customer service orientation
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Previous office work, desired but not necessary.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must be accurate, dependable, friendly and willing to work on a team

Desired Availability:
Flexible availability to work for up to ten hours weekly between the hours of 8:15am – 4:30pm

Office Profile:
The University Honors College has a staff of a Director, Administrative Director, three Assistant
Directors, two Academic Advisors and a Graduate Assistant. The Student Assistant/Work Study students
will report directly to the UGE Assistant Finance/HR Manager who also serves as the Honors Office
Manager. Work assignments can be assigned from all Honors College professional staff members.

Interested students, please contact Douglas Hoston at prov.dlhoston@ubitmail.buffalo.edu
716.645.6036.

Applications due December 7th, 2018.

Work Study_Student Assistant Position Description & Application_12-03-18

 

Friday
09/14/18

Student Assistant Opportunity with the Office of the Faculty and Professional Staff Senates

Posted by Tim on September 14, 2018 in Job Opportunity, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

The Office of the Faculty and Professional Staff Senates has an opening for a part-time Student Assistant

Requirements:

  • flexible schedule
  • excellent computer and social media skills
  • ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • ability to work independently
  • strong communication skills

If you are interested, please email your resume to:
Lindsay Allen
Staff Assistant, Office of University Shared Governance
543 Capen Hall, North Campus
leallen@buffalo.edu

Thursday
08/16/18

Contribute to a Global Health Textbook Before it is Published Job Opportunity

Posted by Tim on August 16, 2018 in Community Announcements, Job Opportunity, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

The Community for Global Health Equity is coordinating the development of a global health textbook written by UB faculty and their local, national, and international partners and published through Springer Publishing Company. The book is intended to highlight the multidisciplinary nature of global health work. Chapters include content focused on many different subject areas including but not limited to refugee health and wellbeing, the exposome, the global child, and antimicrobial resistance.

We need your help to ensure the content is appropriate for future classes of multi-disciplinary, undergraduate students. At the start of the fall semester, we will hire student assistants at a rate of $10.40 per hour to review chapters and provide anonymous feedback to faculty regarding content and writing style (we’ll supply you with a rubric to assist with this review). This is a unique opportunity to influence the quality of a university-level textbook before it hits the shelves. We will compile your feedback by the end of September – you would need to complete this work in one months’ time.

Once we have selected the final group of students, I will reach out to you to complete the necessary paperwork. If you are currently employed or will be employed at the University at Buffalo during the fall semester, please let me know. Student employees cannot work more than 20 hours per week.

Please let me know by Friday, August 17th if you are interested in this opportunity by sending me your name, expected graduation date, degree program, whether or not you have a fall 2018 appointment at UB, and a statement of interest (100 words) to:  jmscates@buffalo.edu. Please note that your interest does not equate with your selection. We have limited spots and would like to select students representing diverse disciplines and backgrounds.

Our group will convene the 2nd week of classes to begin this work. Many thanks for your prompt reply and interest.

Tuesday
04/10/18

UB Two Day Job Opportunity for students-Earn $160

Posted by Tim on April 10, 2018 in Career Opportunities, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities, Workshops

Kipp Herreid, Professor of Biological Sciences and Co-Director or the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science (NCCSTS) is hoping you might be able to help us out by sending the message below to your undergraduate listservs. We are in the process of trying to recruit freshmen and sophomores to work for us at our annual Case Studies in Science Summer Workshop May 24 & 25, 2018. Our summer workshop trains college science faculty from around the country to teach using case studies. Students are hired to be part of the “student audience” for our practice teaching sessions. During these sessions, workshop faculty will teach a case study. Students will participate in the case study along with the other students and then critique the faculty’s teaching methods and the case study. Students will be paid for their work. We would appreciate your help in sending the message below to your student listserv at your earliest convenience.

Please let us know if you will be able to help. I would be greatly appreciated. Please give me a call if you have any questions.

Carolyn Wright

Project Administrator

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science University at Buffalo Biological Sciences

109 Cooke Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260

716-645-4900

fax 716-645-2975

cwright2@buffalo.edu

Thursday
01/18/18

Blackstone LaunchPad Seeks Student Assistant for Spring 2018 Semester Deadline to apply is January 22

Posted by Tim on January 18, 2018 in Community Announcements, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

The Blackstone LaunchPad at the University at Buffalo is seeking a student assistant to help with student entrepreneurship engagement across campus. Specifically, the student would assist with the LaunchPad’s efforts to engage and support students across campus and across disciplines. The person accepting this position should have exceptional communication and marketing skills which will be critical to the success of this position.

The major focus of this position is writing and editing copy for print and web materials. Work to be performed includes but is not limited to:

  • Create expert and strategic content for print publications, websites, events and social media channels.
  • Develop and maintain website editorial calendars; copy-edit and proofread old and new web content; ensure use of website content best practices.
  • Work within Blackstone LaunchPad’s editorial vetting system, ensuring created content is well-written, on-brand and edited/proofed to meet both AP and UB standards.
  • Develop press releases, media advisories and success stories to share with University and Western New York media outlets.
  • Demonstrate initiative and “can do” attitude with creating new initiatives and solving new challenges.

The position may also require other duties as assigned that are needed by the Center and/or tasks that utilize this person’s personal interests or talents.

This is a unique opportunity to be a part of the rapidly growing entrepreneurial ecosystem on campus. The position will require 10-15 hours work per week, some flexibility with scheduling, yet some hours will be dictated by specific activities that will require evening and weekend availability.  The candidate must be registered full-time. Hourly rate is $12.

Application Process:

Candidates must submit the following, in electronic form: a letter of application, resume, and writing sample directly to Hadar Borden, Program Director, 220 Student Union, hborden@buffalo.edu by January 22, 2018. Candidates will be notified electronically whether they will be interviewed. Projected start date January 29, 2018 or ASAP.

Wednesday
01/10/18

Summer 2018 Orientation Leader Application Now Available Deadline February 9

Posted by Tim on January 10, 2018 in Job Opportunity, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

Orientation Leader applications are available.

Orientation Leaders (OLs) for summer 2018 will welcome and assists thousands of new students as they begin their UB journey. While spending a summer giving back to your university, OLs will also reap benefits, like: building connections across campus, growing individual leadership skills that connect to your area of study and making unforgettable memories. Orientation Leaders have the opportunity to share their unique UB stories with the incoming class of 2018 and make a difference in the lives of incoming students.

You will find detailed information about the paid position on UBLinked including, the job description, overview of the application process, and the application under “forms”. We’ll be accepting applications through Friday, February 9 at 11:59 p.m. We welcome all undergraduate students, from any major to apply.

For questions, please contact Chrissy Daniel, Associate Director in Orientation, Transition and Parent Programs, cmdaniel@buffalo.edu.

Tuesday
09/19/17

Student Assistant Opportunity with Office of Shared Governance

Posted by Tim on September 19, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Networking, Student Assistant

Office of Shared Governance – Faculty Senate and Professional Staff Senate

The Office of Shared Governance houses the Faculty Senate and Professional Staff Senate at UB, and assists all
constituencies (such as faculty, administration, staff, students, and governing board members) involved in carrying out
the institutional mission and goals by participating in the governance function in a manner appropriate to UB. Shared
Governance is the foundation of higher education in the United States. Collaboration between faculty, staff, students,
administration and governing boards is essential in carrying out the vision of shared governance.

The Student Assistant (SA) is in a very visible position and will work under the Staff Assistant to enhance the
efforts and goals of the office. This position will assist with and attend senate meetings and related events when
possible. The SA will co-manage social media related to these meetings and events. The SA will also be assigned general
office support duties. Maximum of 16 hours per week during the academic year, paid. Additional work hours are
available during the summer and class recesses. Start date is negotiable, October preferred.

Responsibilities

Meeting Attendance
Must be available to attend some senate meetings, assist Staff Assistant, senators and officers, when possible.

Faculty Senate – Center For Tomorrow – Tuesdays, 3:00pm – 4:30pm

  • October 17
  • November 14
  • December 12
  • February 20
  • March 13
  • April 17
  • May 15

Faculty Senate Executive Committee – 567 Capen Hall – Wednesdays, 3:00pm – 4:30pm

  • October 4, 11, 25
  • November 1, 8, 29
  • December 6, 13
  • February 7, 14, 28
  • March 7, 14, 28
  • April 4, 11, 25
  • May 2, 9, 23

Professional Staff Senate Joint Senate – Center For Tomorrow – Thursdays, 3:00pm – 4:30pm

  • October 26
  • November 16
  • December 14
  • February 15
  • March 15
  • April 26

Professional Staff Senate Executive Committee – Thursdays, 2:30pm – 4:30pm

  • October 5
  • November 2
  • December 7
  • February 1
  • March 1
  • April 5
  • May 3
  • June 7

Social Media Support

  • Contribute and co-manage content for social media sites, including Facebook and Twitter.
  • Present once yearly to Executive Committees on how social media is being used by the senates.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Required to handle all responsibilities in a confidential manner
  • Mature, hardworking, capable of accomplishing multiple tasks concurrently
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and time management skills
  • Works well both independently, and under close instruction of office staff and senate chairs
  • Strong attention to detail

Educational Value

  • Networking opportunities across the university in highly visible position.
  • Establish a knowledge of shared governance, policy at UB.
  • Enhance knowledge of meeting attendance and procedure.
  • Meets regularly with Senate Chairs to provide mentoring, career direction and development, and feedback.

Contact Information
Lindsay Allen, Staff Assistant
543 Capen Hall, University at Buffalo, North Campus
leallen@buffalo.edu, 716-645- 2003

Tuesday
07/11/17

Student Assistant Opportunity in the UB Office of Shared Governance

Posted by Tim on July 11, 2017 in Networking, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

Paid Student Assistant Opportunity with Office of Shared Governance
Office of Shared Governance – Faculty Senate and Professional Staff Senate

Student Assistant Job Description

The Office of Shared Governance houses the Faculty Senate and Professional Staff Senate at UB, and assists all constituencies (such as faculty, administration, staff, students, and governing board members) involved in carrying out the institutional mission and goals by participating in the governance function in a manner appropriate to UB. Shared Governance is the foundation of higher education in the United States. Collaboration between faculty, staff, students, administration and governing boards is essential in carrying out the vision of shared governance.

The student assistant (SA) is in a very visible position and will work under the Staff Assistant to enhance the efforts and goals of the office. This position will assist with and attend all senate meetings and related events when possible. The SA will co-manage all social media related to these meetings and events. The SA will also be assigned general office support duties.

Responsibilities

Meeting Assistance

  • Must be available Mondays at 3:30 – 4:30pm for Staff Meetings.
  • Must be available on the 3rd Tuesday of the month (September through May, not during class recesses) from 2:30pm – 5:00pm (later if needed, typically not exceeding 5:30pm) to attend Faculty Senate Executive Committee Meetings on the North Campus, at the Center for Tomorrow.
  • Must be available every 1st, 2nd, and 4th Wednesday (September through May, not during class recesses) from 2:30pm – 5:00pm (later if needed, typically not exceeding 5:30pm) to attend Faculty Senate Executive Committee Meetings on the North Campus, in Capen Hall.
  • Must be available on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month (September through May, not during class recesses) from 2:00pm – 5:00pm (later if needed, typically not exceeding 5:30pm) to attend Professional Staff Meetings on the North Campus.
  • Will train on how to prepare coffee, set up catering order, set up name tags and sign-in materials for senators, and assist with any requests, as needed.

Social Media Support

  • Contribute and co-manage content for social media sites, including Facebook and Twitter.
  • Present to Executive Committees on how social media is being used by the senates.

Qualifications/ Skills

  • Ability to handle all responsibilities in a confidential manner, is a requirement
  • Ability to attend all/most meetings during semesters
  • Mature, hardworking, capable of accomplishing multiple tasks concurrently
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and time management skills
  • Works well both independently, and under close instruction of office staff and senate chairs
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Passion for shared governance – pre-law, policy, political science
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite – especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Must be able to tweet and post to Facebook

Educational value

  • Networking opportunities across the university in highly visible position
  • Establish a knowledge of shared governance, policy at UB
  • Enhance knowledge of meeting attendance and procedure
  • Meets regularly with Senate Chairs to provide mentoring, career direction and development, and feedback.

Compensation

Paid, for a maximum of 16 hours per week during the academic year. Additional hours available during the summer, and class recesses. Must be able to commit to full academic year (September – May, not including class recesses).

Start date is negotiable. No later than one week prior to the start of Fall 2017 classes.

Contact Information
Lindsay Allen, Staff Assistant
543 Capen Hall, University at Buffalo, North Campus

leallen@buffalo.edu

 

Tuesday
07/11/17

Gifted Math Program at UB Seeks Student Assistants

Posted by Tim on July 11, 2017 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Networking, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

The Gifted Math Program is looking to fill a few positions at the Gifted Math Program next year.   They will be hiring 2 students as tutors, who would work on Fridays from 4 to 6.

They also need a grader/assistant for 5th year students who meet on Monday and Wednesday from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. for two semesters. They take MTH 141 followed by MTH 142. It is possible that we would need a second grader for another level.

The Gifted Math Program works with 7th through 12th graders who come to UB to take math classes. More information about the program can be found here: http://giftedmath.buffalo.edu/. Interested candidates should send a resume directly to Dr. Anne Izydorczak at: gmpmath@buffalo.edu.

Anne Izydorczak, Ph.D.a
Administrator
Gifted Math Program
University at Buffalo
436 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260-1000
Phone: (716) 645-4467
Fax:  (716) 645-6841