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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

Thursday
01/19/17

Videographer Paid Student Assistant Opportunity with Donor and Alumni Relations

Posted by Tim on January 19, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

Office of Donor and Alumni Communications
Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement

Student Assistant Job Description

The Office of Communications in the Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement develops strategies and tactics aimed at engaging alumni and encouraging donors and prospective donors to financially support the university’s fundraising goals. Staff members work with colleagues in the Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement, the Office of University Communications and school-based communications officers to develop audience-specific messages that speak to the importance of private philanthropy at UB.

The student assistant (SA) will work collaboratively with the director of digital communications to enhance the online communication efforts and goals of our office. This position will help to increase engagement among alumni and increase awareness of the importance of private philanthropy among our student, donor and alumni populations through the integration of video in all digital outreach initiatives.

Responsibilities

Social media support

  • Strategize, write and coordinate video content for social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn
  • Maintain reporting and tracking statistics for posts on social media
  • Conduct research on emerging social media video technology and new methods of engagement
  • Identify trends and opportunities on various student and young alumni social channels

Video recording

  • Videotape and interview UB students, faculty and staff for short videos to use on social media, in emails and on websites
  • Record video at various UB events
  • Capture b-roll video around all three University at Buffalo campuses
  • Produce high quality videos including scripted and non-scripted productions for use in division communication initiatives

Qualifications/ Skills

  • Graduate or Undergraduate student in good academic standing
  • Capable of accomplishing multiple tasks concurrently
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, writing and time management skills
  • Ability to take initiative with projects
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Passion for higher education and philanthropy
  • Familiarity with Adobe Premiere and Photoshop

Educational value

  • Networking opportunities across the university
  • Establish a knowledge of alumni communications, fundraising in higher education and social media
  • Enhance written and oral communication and marketing skills
  • Deepen video production portfolio

Stipend

$10-$12 per hour for a maximum of 20 hours per week during the academic year. Additional hours available during the summer. A two-year commitment is preferable, but negotiable.

Start date January 23, 2017.

Contact Information
Joseph DiDomizio
Director of Digital Communications
255 Harriman Hall
University at Buffalo, South Campus

Thursday
10/13/16

Student Assistant Position School of Social Work

Posted by Tim on October 13, 2016 in Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

STUDENT ASSISTANT POSITION AVAILABLE

The School of Social Work is seeking a student assistant to work in our Main Office.  Duties include assisting visitors, answering phones, data entry, photocopying, scanning, filing, and others tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Undergraduate or Graduate student who is able to work 20 hours a week, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30am – 5:00pm. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite applications, be detail oriented, have excellent communication skills and be able to work with little supervision.

This is an hourly 12 month position and the pay rate is $10.00 per hour.  Preferred start date is ASAP.

Please send an electronic version of your resume and cover letter to the email below.  Be sure to include a summary of your availability for the fall and spring semesters to:

EMAIL: djford2@buffalo.edu

Darleen Ford

School of Social Work

Tuesday
10/11/16

Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant Opportunity with University Communications ($10/hour)

Posted by Tim on October 11, 2016 in Honors Experiences, Internships, Networking, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

Title:  Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant

UB Department:        University Communications

Website:         www.buffalo.edu

Supervisor:    Rebecca Bernstein, Director of Strategy and Digital Communications, rebecca@buffalo.edu

716-645-4583, 330 Crofts Hall, UB North Campus
Position Duration:    Fall 2016 – Spring 2017

Application Due Date:          October 28, 2016

Application Deadline:           Applications accepted immediately, until position is filled

Position Start / End Date:     November 2016  / May 2017

Paid Position?           Yes ($10/hr)

  1. Position Details

Department Profile

UB’s division of University Communications (UC) is responsible for university-wide communications and marketing — including branding, media relations, digital (web, social media), editorial/content, and creative design — for the University at Buffalo (UB). The division is highly visible and its communication products represent the public face of the university. As a member of UC’s Digital Communications & Strategy team, you will help us transform the way content is created, distributed and tracked on social media, the web, and other digital communication platforms. You will support the department’s efforts to monitor and shape perceptions, fulfill information needs and provide exceptional service to external and internal audiences of UB.

As our Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant you will focus on promoting UB through social media and continually engaging with our online audiences. Tasks will include researching, curating, and producing content for social media, and monitoring and engaging with online audiences.

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will:

  • Be highly motivated, professional, creative and excited to learn
  • Be comfortable working in a high-productivity team environment
  • Demonstrate strong social media, visual and editorial skills
  • Be a current SUNY student (mandatory)

Hours

  • This PAID student position requires a weekly commitment of 20 hours during summer 2016.
  • All work (unless otherwise agreed) is to be conducted in UC offices in Crofts Hall on UB’s North Campus.

Responsibilities

The Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant will work directly with the Director and Sr. Associate Director, and collaboratively with other members of the UC team to accomplish the following goals:

  • Assist in management and administration of UB’s top-level social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Youtube, LinkedIn and Snapchat
  • Plan, write, produce and distribute content (including video) on social media
  • Coordinate cross-unit social media campaigns
  • Continually monitor, identify and engage with our online audiences
  • Support digital analytics activities
  • Support university-wide communicators network activities

Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of and experience using social media (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Youtube, LinkedIn, Snapchat), web technologies, mobile apps
  • Video production skills, esp. knowledge of video editing tools
  • Strong storytelling skills
  • Excellent writing (esp. for web and social) and visual (e.g. photo selection, video production) skills
  • Keen sense of individual responsibility and initiative. Enthusiastic team player.
  • Able to handle multiple and varied assignments. Effective time manager.
  • Strong verbal communicator.
  • Comfortable collaborating with others and taking direction; Respect for authority and diverse viewpoints
  • Comfortable in front of the camera; willingness to act as a host when needed

To apply:

  1. Complete the following pre-qualification form: http://goo.gl/forms/JQTm7LmJAn
  2. Send the following to eringoet@buffalo.edu
  • Cover letter and resume, including:
    • Relevant experience or coursework
    • URLs for your social media pages or web pages
    • Your Academic Major, projected month and year of graduation
    • Availability to work in summer 2016
    • What makes you a stand out candidate for the job (experience and personal characteristics)
    • Details of your background in communications, web and social media
    • Name and contact information for 2-3 references.
  • Applications are being accepted immediately with a cut off of October 28, 2016. Start date is flexible. Start date is November 15, 2016.

 

The University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Thursday
09/01/16

School of Social Work Student Assistant Opportunity

Posted by Tim on September 1, 2016 in Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

University at Buffalo School of Social Work
Job Description

Position:                     Student Assistant- Admissions

Unit:                           Academic Affairs

Reports to:                 Admissions Assistant

Minimum Qualifications: Enrolled UB student (full time or part time in fall/spring). Microsoft Office applications. Good communication and organizational skills. Ability and willingness to work with others in a team environment. Speed and accuracy in data entry with attention to detail.

Primary Responsibility:  Provides assistance to the Admissions Assistant and Registrar in the processing of student applications, and provide backup coverage for the main office of the School of Social Work. Provide backup support to the main office and assist with clerical projects for the SSW.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provides general clerical support to the admissions and registration of SSW applicants/students; including but not limited to the filing of all applicant, student and graduate documents. With direction, will conduct outreach to prospective applicants, to assist in the completion of applications to the SSW.
  1. Processes incoming mail by opening, sorting and when appropriate filing mail, and responding by e-mail or phone to student inquiries.
  1. Maintains organized work space; including accuracy and order in file cabinets containing all applicant, student and graduate information.
  1. Screens and responds to telephone calls and emails providing information and/or referring inquirer to appropriate staff and/or information sources.
  1. Updates and handles applications from UB information systems such as GrAdMIT, makes applicant folders, communicates with applicants to assist in the admissions process, such as notification of all missing documents as well as when their application is complete.
  1. Assist in processing student graduation materials. Notifies students who expect to graduate if required documentation is missing, including but not limited final transcripts, SSW Application to Candidacy, and UB Application for Degree.  Makes copies of student transcripts for SSW files and sends originals to UB Degree Audit in a timely manner.
  1. Provides assistance in the preparation and execution of events including but not limited to student orientations and graduations.
  1. Participates in cross training, both providing and accepting training in other secretarial functions required by the School.
  1. Provides backup to the main office coordinator, and assistance to other team members, as well as assisting staff outside the unit when needed.
  1. Demonstrates commitment to team approach, working professionally and collaboratively with others within and outside the unit.
  1. Actively supports the Mission of the School and participates on School committees and workgroups.
  1. Identifies opportunities for and initiates appropriate problem-solving activity to effectively communicate and further the Mission of the School.

Supervision Received:

Directly reports to the Admissions Assistant, with task supervisions by the Registrar and Main Office Coordinator. Will work closely with the Admission Assistant day-to-day. The ability to work independently and initiate consultation with supervisor is needed.

Consequences of Errors:

  1. Misinformation to applicants and students
  2. Failure to collect time-sensitive data
  3. Administrative difficulties for Academic Affairs staff.
  4. Loss of potential applicants due to poor customer service, or misfiling paperwork

Supervision Given:

None

Cross Training:

Main office duties

Information Systems Accessed:

  1. Local- O:
  2. University-GrAdMIT
  3. University-Infosource
    1. Email data
  4. SW Inquiries

To apply, please contact

Kathryn Kendall EdD, LCSW |Sr. Assistant Dean for Enrollment and Online Programs

University at Buffalo School of Social Work | 685 Baldy Hall | Buffalo, NY 14260
p  716.645.1265 | f 716.645.3456 | w  www.socialwork.buffalo.edu | e kkendall@buffalo.edu

Tuesday
08/23/16

On Campus Job Fair August 26

Posted by Tim on August 23, 2016 in Career Opportunities, Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

On Campus Job Fair

University at Buffalo On Campus Job Fair

Part of the University Resources, Jobs, and Banks Fair
Opening Weekend

Friday, August 26, 2016 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Student Union Social Hall (2nd Floor)

Looking for an on campus job for the new academic year? Here is your opportunity to meet in person, fair-style, with many different offices and departments who are looking for students to fill work study, student assistant or part-time on campus positions.

Don’t know if you are you eligible for work study? Start here

Please Note:  Work study is for U.S. citizens and permanent residents only. Students must receive financial aid indicating work-study eligibility to be considered for these positions.

When: August 26th 2016 at 1:30 pm EDT – August 26th 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT

Where:Student Union, Buffalo, NY 14228, USA

Please visit Handshake to join the career fair and learn more.

Tuesday
05/31/16

Student Assistant Position in the School of Social Work

Posted by Tim on May 31, 2016 in Networking, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

STUDENT ASSISTANT POSITION AVAILABLE

The School of Social Work is seeking a student assistant to work in our Main Office.  Duties include assisting visitors, answering phones, data entry, photocopying, scanning, filing, and others tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Undergraduate or Graduate student who is able to work 20 hours a week, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30am – 5:00pm. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite applications, be detail oriented, have excellent communication skills and be able to work with little supervision.

This is an hourly 12 month position and the pay rate is $10.00 per hour.  Preferred start date is ASAP.

Please send an electronic version of your resume and cover letter by June 30th, 2016.  Be sure to include a summary of your availability for the summer and fall semesters to:

EMAIL: djford2@buffalo.edu

Darleen Ford

School of Social Work

Monday
04/18/16

Minecraft Build-a-thon at UB April 23

Posted by Tim on April 18, 2016 in Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Student Assistant

UB is hosting a Minecraft Build-a-thon for UB students and Buffalo Public School students.
It is on April 23, Sat, all day in the student union. Registration is free, all you need is a valid Minecraft license. See http://games.buffalo.edu for registration.

You work in teams of 4, many have registered already. You DONT have to be an expert. Players at all levels are accepted. You register individually and we will place you in a team. Space limited to first 100 people.

36/100 participants get at least a $25 gift certificate as prize: best teams get awarded. Free T-shirts. Free food and drinks throughout the day.

If you need more information please send mail to UB-GAMES-LIST@LISTSERV.BUFFALO.EDU.

Wednesday
04/06/16

Paid Student Assistant Needed to help with Summer Workshop

Posted by Tim on April 6, 2016 in Event, Networking, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

We are looking for a student assistant to help with our summer workshop during the week of May 16-20, 2016. They would be paid for their time.

Freshmen or sophomores preferred who is a self-starter, reliable, professional, and pleasant.  Some lifting will be required.  They will be interacting with professors and would be working about 45 hours during the day that week.

If interested, please email Tim Matthews at: trm7@buffalo.edu.  The work will be done with the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science setting up for their summer workships here at UB through the Biological Sciences department.  The dates of employment are relatively short….May 16, 2016 through May 20, 2016.