Job ID: 190292

Department Administrator, Educational Leadership and Policy

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

  • Jul. 15, 2022
  • Department Administrator, Educational Leadership and Policy
  • Educational Leadership and Policy
  • University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
    Buffalo, NY
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Finance/Investment Management
    Educational Services
    Admissions/Student Records/Registrar
    Administrative Support/Services

Position Summary
The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy in UB’s Graduate School of Education has a long history of research excellence, as well as a strong tradition of teaching and community engagement. Faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to creating a collegial academic environment characterized by equity, social justice, interdisciplinary collaboration, and an ethic of care. Working collaboratively with faculty, staff, and the chair, the Department Administrator provides a leadership presence that demonstrates dedication to excellence and equity, and emphasizes the significance of being student-centered.

Key areas of responsibility include:
Course scheduling
Assist the Department Chair in budget development and management
Coordinate faculty dossiers for promotion, tenure and awards
Maintenance of academic records
Overall department administration

About the School
The Graduate School of Education is a professional school with a social mission to create and apply knowledge informed by research on human development, educational policy, teaching and information science. Students are involved in dynamic, collaborative and transformative research that impacts our local, national and global communities. We transform society through education.

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 University at Buffalo.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the University at Buffalo 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.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Two years administrative experience in an academic setting.

Preferred Qualifications
Masters degree.
Must be self-motivated and able to work interchangeably with faculty, staff and students.
Experience in SUNY procedures related to personnel and budget is desirable.
Five years of experience in an administrative support role to academic leadership is a plus.

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