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Academic Advisement Assistant, Office of Educator Preparation
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 1, 2023
Title Academic Advisement Assistant, Office of Educator Preparation
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Office of Educator Preparation
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Teacher Education
    Higher Education Administration
    Education - General
Position Summary
The primary responsibility of this position is to provide academic advisement support for prospective and currently enrolled students in the Graduate School of Education, specializing in the area of teacher education. As an academic advisement assistant, you will assist with program growth in all areas of recruitment, admissions, retention, and advisement, but specifically academic advisement and retention. Under the general direction of the Assistant Dean for Teacher Education, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Support the successful matriculation of new students into all of the GSE initial or professional teacher certification programs
  • Aid students in understanding academic requirements, school/university policies and procedures, and NY state licensure/certificate requirements.
  • Maintain accurate files/record for each advisee
  • Monitor students’ program performance and attainment of program progression benchmarks
  • Assist in planning for orientation and other advisement related activities
  • Assist in the development of methods of performing work tasks in order to efficiently and effectively met the goals and objectives of the Teacher Education Institute.
  • Serve as a liaison to the GSE admission office and faculty mentors in the Department of Learning and Instruction.


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

  • A bachelor’s degree. Excellent interpersonal, communication, organization, and administrative skills are essential. Experience working with diverse populations in education settings is essential.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Higher Education or related field. 2+ years working with undergraduate and graduate students in a college or university setting. Experience with adult learners and/or online students. Strong knowledge of teacher education program requirements.

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