Student Affairs Operations Assistant

SUNY Buffalo State
Buffalo, New York
Jan 21, 2021
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Buffalo State, State University of New York, seeks candidates for the position of Student Affairs Operations Assistant.

This position reports to the Director of Student Affairs operations, will be a member of a team-orientated staff that works towards improving the co-educational experience for students. As a member of the Student Affairs division, the candidate must be able to establish good working relations within the division and college. This position will play an important role in the creation and delivery of messaging to students via current and evolving technologies, including social media The candidate must have a familiarity with college software used in enrollment and used in a higher education setting. In addition, this position will also act in a support role as needed to other departments within the division.

Required Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree. Experience working with widely used hardware, software, applications, resources and technologies within a higher education setting. Experience working in a team-focused environment. Demonstrated ability to work closely with others across functional boundaries and varying experience levels. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; and effectively present information to internal and external stakeholders. Demonstrated experience working successfully and empathetically with students from diverse backgrounds and life experiences.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in facilitating the integration of technology into the educational environments experience with one or more education technologies; survey and evaluation systems, student information systems, video or multimedia systems, content management platforms, etc. Working knowledge of various college software (i.e. Slate, Banner, Blackboard Ensemble, Qualtrics, Taskstream, and Educational Advisory Board (EAB). Experience in developing web-based video content, CMS, and print materials.

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Buffalo State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to respect for diversity and individual differences.