University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Monday
05/16/22

EOP Academic Tutor Opportunity

Posted by Tim on May 16, 2022 in Honors Experiences, Student Job Opportunities, Tutoring

We Are Hiring EOP Academic Tutors! Apply Now<https://www.buffalo.edu/eop/current/leadership-development/tutor_application.html>!!

[Four student leaders talking and laughing.]

The EOP department is in the process of hiring Academic Tutor’s for the upcoming Summer, Fall and Spring semesters. Applicants who select to tutor during the summer will participate as a part of the EOP Summer Bridge Program .

The Summer Tutor position is responsible for providing tutoring support in the areas of Math or Sociology. EOP Summer Bridge Tutors provide academic support and create an open atmosphere of learning for all EOP students. Tutors will serve as a resource and role model to EOP students while providing academic assistance over the course of 5 weeks. The first three weeks will be in-person, tutors will be required to be on campus during this time. The last two weeks will be virtual. The summer program will take place on July 3-August 6 2022.

*Please note: Fall and Spring Applications are accepted until positions are filled. Summer Applications<https://www.buffalo.edu/eop/current/leadership-development/tutor_application.html> will be due by Monday, May 16, 2022.

Job Responsibilities

  *   Serve as In-class Teaching Assistant

  *   Provide individual or small group tutoring to students

  *   Assist with assessing the academic needs of students and develop educational plans for improvement

  *   Maintain documentation on student progress and success

  *   Communicate student progress to EOP counselors and staff

Minimum Requirements

  *   Sufficient knowledge and background in calculus, intermediate algebra, and trigonometry

  *   Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  *   Effective time management and organizational skills

  *   Ability to cooperate with students, colleagues, and staff

  *   Able to work in-person on campus during the program duration

Qualifications

  *   Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

  *   At least sophomore standing or higher

  *   Have earned an A- or better in the following course(s): MTH141, ULC147, ULC148, SOC211

If you have any questions regarding the process, please contact the EOP Office at 716-645-3072. Click Here to Apply Today!<https://www.buffalo.edu/eop/current/leadership-development/tutor_application.html

Monday
04/25/22

Student Assistant Opportunity-Social Media Operations with UB Communications

Posted by Tim on April 25, 2022 in Community Announcements, Job Opportunity, Student Job Opportunities

Title:  Social Media Analyst and Operations Assistant

UB Department:        University Communications

Website:         www.buffalo.edu

Supervisor:    Kaileigh Saeva, Social Media Specialist, kaileigh@buffalo.edu

            716-645-4577, 330 Crofts Hall, UB North Campus

Application Due Date:          May 10, 2022

Application Deadline:           Applications accepted immediately, until position is filled

Position Start / End Date:     Flexible start dates beginning May 2022

Paid Position?           Yes ($13.20/hr)

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, nationally recognized, and its award-winning 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 Analyst and Operations Assistant you will focus on analyzing and classifying UB’s social media interactions across our UB social landscape. This includes identifying opportunities for our engagement team to interact with and building relationships with our current and prospective UB community, as well as identifying and routing customer service opportunities, and identifying and classifying trends.

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will:

  • Be highly motivated, professional, creative and excited to learn
  • Be comfortable working in a high-productivity team environment
  • Embrace an inclusive environment
  • Demonstrate strong judgement, precise attention to details and strong work ethic
  • Be a current SUNY student (mandatory)
    • Ideally, the candidate will remain a SUNY student through May 2023 or later

Hours

  • This PAID student position requires a weekly commitment of 15-20 hours during the academic semester. This position is fully remote and the scheduled hours are on nights and weekends. Hours are available during breaks.

Responsibilities

The Social Media Analyst and Operations Assistant will work directly with the Social Media Specialist and collaboratively with other members of the UC team to accomplish the following goals:

  • Continually monitor, classify, triage and escalate opportunities/needs from our online audiences
  • Support digital analytics activities

Qualifications

  • Required Skills
    • Strong understanding of, and experience using social media (including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and TikTok)
    • Must be a critical thinker, with strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Must have excellent analytical skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communications are essential
    • Self Directed
  • Additional Skills
    • Experience in Excel, Google Docs 
  • You should:
    • Have a keen sense of individual responsibility and initiative.
    • Demonstrate good judgment
    • Be an enthusiastic team player.
    • Be able to handle multiple and varied assignments. Effective time management and adherence to deadlines.
    • Be comfortable collaborating with others and taking direction; Respect for authority and diverse viewpoints
    • Be able to handle sensitive information with discretion

To apply:

Apply via Bullseye (Job ID: # 6377332)

  1. Make sure to submit your cover letter and resume via Bullseye!
  2. Complete the pre-qualification form: https://forms.gle/FLgYewcVCD1QWwga6

Applications are being accepted immediately with a cut off of May 10, 2022. Start date is flexible.

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

Tuesday
04/19/22

University Communications Seeks Editorial Assistant

Posted by Tim on April 19, 2022 in Job Opportunity, Student Job Opportunities

University Communications (UC) is seeking an organized and self-motivated editorial assistant to work with the editorial team for 8 hours a week. Duties include content creation and management for the university homepage and other editorial/administrative duties as needed. The editorial assistant also serves on a committee tasked with updating the UB style guide to reflect our institutional values of diversity, equity and inclusion. The ideal candidate will have strong writing and research skills, careful attention to detail, a high level of digital literacy and the ability to work productively on a team. Interested candidates should apply at https://www.buffalo.edu/career/bullseye.on-campus-employer.html (posting No. 6279343).

Tuesday
04/19/22

2022 Student Assistant Opportunity with University Communications-PAID

Posted by Tim on April 19, 2022 in Job Opportunity, Networking, Student Job Opportunities

Title:  Social Media Multimedia Content and Engagement Assistant

UB Department:        University Communications

Website:         www.buffalo.edu

Supervisor:    Kaileigh Saeva, Social Media Specialist, kaileigh@buffalo.edu

            716-645-4577, 330 Crofts Hall, UB North Campus

Application Due Date:          April 27th, 2022

Application Deadline:           Applications accepted immediately, until position is filled

Position Start / End Date:     Flexible start dates beginning May 2022

Paid Position?           Yes ($13.20/hr)

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, nationally recognized, and its award-winning 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 Multimedia Content and Engagement Assistant you will focus on promoting UB by creating multimedia assets with strong visual acuity to amplify and enhance the research, stories and people of UB.

Additional tasks include:

  • Developing thoughtful and inspiring written and multimedia content for social media
    • Including social videos (such as Instagram stories and TikToks)
  • Monitoring and engaging with online audiences.

You will also learn how to communicate on behalf of the brand and capture UB’s distinct mission and culture.

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will:

  • Be highly motivated, professional, creative and excited to learn
  • Bring ideas and inspirations to the table
  • Be comfortable working in a high-productivity team environment
  • Embrace an inclusive environment and will strive to showcase our diverse community
  • Demonstrate strong social media, visual and editorial skills
  • Be a current SUNY student (mandatory)
    • Ideally, the candidate will remain a SUNY student through May 2023 or later

Hours

  • This PAID student position requires a weekly commitment of 15-20 hours during the academic semester. Hours are available during breaks.
  • Due to current construction on Crofts Hall, this position does NOT require in-person work and can be executed remotely until renovations are completed sometime in the Summer of 2022.

Responsibilities

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

  • Plan, write, produce and distribute graphics, copy, video, multimedia and other content on social media
  • Assist in management and administration of UB’s top-level social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and TikTok)
  • Coordinate cross-unit social media campaigns
  • Continually monitor, identify and engage with our online audiences
  • Support digital analytics activities

Qualifications

  • Required Skills
    • Strong understanding of, and experience using social media (including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and TikTok)
    • Excellent writing (esp. for social)
    • Good handling of visual presentation
      • Knowledge of editing tools including Canva, Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator
  • Additional Skills
    • Video production skills, especially knowledge of video editing tools (proficiency in Adobe Premiere, After Effects or Final Cut Pro is a plus)
    • A strong visual (e.g. photo selection) aesthetic
  • You should:
    • Have a keen sense of individual responsibility and initiative.
    • Enthusiastic team player.
    • Be able to handle multiple and varied assignments. Effective time management and adherence to deadlines.
    • Be a strong verbal communicator.
    • Be comfortable collaborating with others and taking direction; Respect for authority and diverse viewpoints

To apply:

  1. Apply via Bullseye (Job ID: #6279271)
    1. Make sure to submit your resume, cover letter and work samples via Bullseye!
  2. Complete the pre-qualification form: https://forms.gle/zUYTnXaVqxhaBPSn9

Applications are being accepted immediately with a cut off of April 27, 2022. Start date is flexible.

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

Friday
04/08/22

Engineering Spring Career and Internship Fair April 13

Posted by Tim on April 8, 2022 in Career Opportunities, Internships, Job Opportunity, Student Job Opportunities

Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honors Society presents….Spring Career Fair!

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Student Union Flag Room (215 Student Union)
All Engineering Disciplines Welcome!

talk with recruiters who are hiring students for summer internships and full-time employment after graduation!

Friday
03/25/22

Opportunity for Honors Students to work with EOP over the Summer (Paid Position) Deadline to apply April 15

Posted by Tim on March 25, 2022 in Job Opportunity, Student Job Opportunities

Opportunity for HC students to work with EOP over summer (Paid Positions)

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) is in the process of hiring students for our upcoming 2022 Virtual Summer Bridge Program. We are looking for counselor assistants/resident hall assistants and tutors (math & sociology) for the summer from June 27th through August 5th.  The counselor assistants/resident hall assistants are offered room and board for 4 weeks and paid a stipend of $3000. The tutors are not provided room or board and are paid a stipend of $1500.   

The tutoring application will be posted next week on the EOP website. Application deadline is April 15th

https://www.buffalo.edu/eop/current/leadership-development.html

Students can reach out to Nadia Holloway and Elizabeth Rodriguez if they have any questions.

Friday
03/11/22

Apply to join the 2022 UB Welcome Weekend Leader Team! Deadline to apply is March 28

Posted by Tim on March 11, 2022 in Community Announcements, Job Opportunity, Student Job Opportunities

Apply to join the 2022 Welcome Weekend Leader team! 

Seeking student leaders to return to campus on August 19 to:

  • Assist new students in their transition to college at UB
  • Build connections with peers and staff across campus
  • Grow your individual leadership skills
  • Make unforgettable memories

Welcome Weekend Leaders have the opportunity to share their unique UB stories with the incoming class and make an impact at the start of their journey by showing new students that they are supported; they can find others who share their identities, goals, and passions; and they matter and belong.

Compensation:

  • At least $700. Please note: this is a pre-tax amount.

Welcome Weekend 2022 will be an in-person program and Welcome Weekend Leaders will have responsibilities from August 22-August 28 (Welcome Weekend).

We are accepting applications until March 28, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. You can review a full position description here.

Apply by completing this application on UB Linked.

Learn more at an information session (not required):

  • March 15, 5-5:30 p.m. || SU 210
  • March 16, 6-6:30 p.m. || Academic Center 319 (Ellicott Complex)

For questions, please contact Mar Price (nspr.marthapr@vpsa.buffalo.edu)

Friday
03/11/22

Office of International Admissions is Hiring Student Ambassadors Deadline March 23

Posted by Tim on March 11, 2022 in Job Opportunity, Student Job Opportunities

Hiring Student Ambassadors

The Office of International Admissions is hiring student ambassadors.  U.S. students and international students are welcome to apply. Students must be eligible to work in the U.S. and already hold a Social Security Card.  Fluency in a foreign language is not required, but would be a bonus. 

What does a student ambassador do you ask?  You will be reaching out to newly admittedinternational Honors College students and non-Honors students to share your personal experiences at UB, how you adapted, how you made friends, how you successfully navigated the academic and student life scene, and answer any questions the newly admitted students might have.  Most of this communication will occur through one-on-one Zoom sessions, Zoom panel chats, email, and some telephone calling or chat.  Most of the work needs to occur in the early mornings and evenings due to international time zones.  

We need student ambassadors who can start immediately and work through the end of the spring semester (and perhaps some of the summer).   If you’re interested please send an email to Steven Shaw, Director of International Admissions, SLSHAW@buffalo.edu; in the email please state that you would like to be considered for the student ambassador program; attach a Word or PDF resume / CV highlighting any work experience and related international experiences.  Deadline:  March 23, 2022.

Friday
01/28/22

Honors Alums Near North Campus seek Dog Walker

Posted by Tim on January 28, 2022 in Community Announcements, Student Job Opportunities

Hello! We’re two UB Honors alum (Class of ‘15 and ‘16) looking for someone to help us out with our dog Tahoe! He’s a 3 year old 75 pound Australian Shepherd who needs some extra loving 2 days a week while we are working (both in the medical field). He’s a loving, gentle, energetic soul who will love you back especially after a few treats. We live less than 10 minutes away from North Campus and will pay you for your help. Thank you for helping us care for our pup! Interested students may contact Jessica Seabury at jseabury@buffalo.edu for more information. Please include some information about yourself and why you are interested in the position.

Friday
01/28/22

First-Generation Peer Mentor Position

Posted by Tim on January 28, 2022 in Community Announcements, Job Opportunity, Student Job Opportunities

First-Generation Peer Mentor Position Description A peer mentor is an experienced and well-trained first-generation UB student who helps new to UB-first-generation students navigate the transition to UB or their chosen program. Peer mentors serve as role models who demonstrate the value of fostering interconnected relationships and support their mentees towards increased engagement and participation in the university community. While establishing reciprocal and dynamic relationships with their mentees, peer mentors exemplify academic integrity, responsible decision making, and a vested interest in UB and student success. Mentors will serve as a buddy, a coach, and advocate for their mentee(s). Mentors will begin working with their student(s) over the summer during the remote Summer Bridge component of the program and throughout the entire 2022-2023 academic year. Peer Mentor Primary Responsibilities
• Participate in required mentor training sessions (approx. 2 hours in person or via zoom, there may be more training opportunities online; times TBD)
• Attend fall “Welcome (Back) Bulls Social” in September to welcome all incoming first generation students
• Reach out to your assigned mentees before the start of the Summer Bridge Class, the start of classes, and throughout each month; be available to your mentee via text, email, phone, or in person
• Attend First Gen Connect monthly events with your mentee(s)
• Participate in mentor workshops offered on a variety of leadership, wellness, and personal/professional development topics
• Willingness to learn and utilize Navigate reporting systems
• Estimated time commitment of the program:
o Approximately (2) hours in mentor training (times TBD)
o Additional online training modules will be required as ongoing training
o Approximately (4) hours a week working with mentee(s), which includes related activities–workshops, Navigate Reporting, Administrative Check-ins, and required survey/assessments at the end of the semester
• Summer Bridge Commitment: The program starts over the summer where we offer a REMOTE 5-week long course in ULC-148 (Precalc Intermediate Algebra & Trigonometry) or SOC-204 (Social Justice) for participating students
▪ Mentors may need to commit to being in an assigned class time with their students and meet with their mentee’s (1-2) times a week throughout the 5-week course
▪ Check-in with program administrators once a week to give updates on students
▪ Document student engagements in Navigate system
Peer Mentor Required Qualifications
• Enrolled in Spring 2022 and will have sophomore, junior, or senior status in Fall 2023
• Must have at least a 2.75 overall GPA and be in good standing at the university
• Be in good disciplinary standing
• First-generation college student (neither parent received a four-year degree in the United States)
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Genuine desire to help their first-generation peers succeed
• Self-motivated with a positive attitude
• Willing to learn and share information about the University at Buffalo community, student life and campus resources
• First gen students at UB come from across the globe and represent a wide variety of ethnic, cultural, linguistic, socio-economic, geographical, and political perspectives–prospective mentors should embrace and celebrate this diversity
• Interest in developing leadership and mentoring experience
Benefits for Peer Mentors
• Workshops and training on a wide variety of UB resources that support student success–including career, professional, wellness, and leadership topics
• Enhance your skills in coaching and guiding others
• Opportunities to connect with a wide network of faculty and staff dedicated to the success of our first gen Bulls community
• Stay up to date on new events and resources on campus
• Make a difference and positively impact a first-year student’s UB experience!
• Have the opportunity to obtain the Experiential Learning Network (ELN) Community Engagement Digital Badge
• Have the opportunity to become a CRLA certified Peer Mentor
• ($500) stipend to be paid for the Summer Bridge and ($750) stipend(s) for both Fall and Spring semesters. * You may be paid in campus cash if you hold other campus jobs and/or have work-study*
Peer Mentor Expectations:
• Committed to being a mentor for the ENTIRE 2022-2023 academic year, also including a 5-week period in Summer 2022
• Proactively engage with students throughout the entire academic year and meet with them individually (In-person/Online) at least (4) times per semester
• Thoroughly document all your engagements in the Navigate system Weekly
• Be responsive to program administrators when contacted
• Check-in with program administrators on a monthly basis
• Attend and Participate in First-Generation Events
How to apply?
Please submit your completed application with the documents below to firstgeneration@buffalo.edu or through our website by February 25, 2022
✓ Letter of interest
✓ Resume
✓ Contact information for 2 professional references
Reach out to Tyler Richards (tylerric@buffalo.edu) or firstgeneration@buffalo.edu if you have any questions.