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Academic Advisement Coordinator, Educational Leadership and Policy
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 3, 2023
Title Academic Advisement Coordinator, Educational Leadership and Policy
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Educational Leadership and Policy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Education Policy
    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 areas of higher education student affairs, educational administration, and educational culture, policy, and society. The Academic Advisement Coordinator will work with faculty program coordinators in all areas of recruitment, admissions, retention, and advisement, but specifically academic advisement and retention.

Under the general direction of the Department Chair, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Aid students in understanding academic requirements, school/university policies and procedures, and track student communications.
    • Answer current and new student questions via email, phone, and Zoom.
    • Consult with faculty advisors to examine and resolve student issues related to the program.
    • Monitor students’ program performance and attainment of program progression benchmarks.
    • Handle academic advising reports and update academic advisor assignments in HUB.
    • Work with program coordinators to ensure program handbooks are up to date.
    • Coordinate assistantship day for the higher education student affairs (HESA) program.
    • Coordinate with the office of admission to assist with recruitment and yield events.
    • Collect and manage course syllabi for all courses taught in the department.
    • Coordinate with business liaison and ATC to monitor and order office supplies.
    • Manage room scheduling for the department.
    • Coordinate with the GSE marketing office to update websites when necessary.


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.
  • Experience working with diverse populations in education settings.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A 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.
  • Familiar with University Systems (HUBSIRI, InfoSource, UB Jobs, e-REQPIAI, UB First, etc).

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