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Micro-Credential Program Assistant
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Oct. 17, 2019
Title Micro-Credential Program Assistant
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Learning and Instruction
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Education - General

The Graduate School of Education, in collaboration with the Office of Micro-Credentials, is seeking a highly responsible professional to serve as Micro-Credential Program Assistant. This position manages campus-wide micro-credential program development efforts at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels. The position calls for a highly motivated individual with experience in higher education and an interest in academic innovation and new curricular models.

This is a temporary position through May 31st, 2020 with a possibility of extension.

The Micro-Credential Program Assistant must exercise sound and independent judgment to manage aspects of micro-credential development. The incumbent serves as a liaison to campus-wide partners including individual faculty, faculty committees, departmental leadership, and the registrar’s office.

A successful candidate will exhibit strong written and oral communication skills as well as highly developed organizational and project management skills.

Key areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage campus-wide micro-credential proposals according to deadlines as well as anticipated start date.
  • Organize and contribute to micro-credential review committee meetings.
  • Provide informative presentations to individual faculty and staff, as well as departments/ groups on campus when needed.
  • Train and guide campus-wide partners regarding how to appropriately prepare and submit micro-credential proposals and provide critical feedback regarding necessary changes to ensure approval.
  • Gather market research and data as requested.
  • Create campus-wide communications regarding updates, curricular matters, and administrative procedures.
  • Represent the Office of Micro-Credentials at events on campus and regionally.
  • Interact regularly and diplomatically campus-wide with a diverse group of internal and external constituents.

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… packages.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity – Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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