Staff Assistant - Temp

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Staff Assistant - Temp
Classification Title Staff Assistant
Posting Number P1700038
Employer State
Position Type
Appointment Term Term
Salary Grade SL2

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The University at Buffalo is accepting applications in a continuous recruitment effort to fill current and future temporary Staff Assistant positions. Applicants are contacted on an as-needed basis to fill temporary positions ranging in duration from one week up to one (1) year. Positions range in hours from part-time to full-time. Campus and department may vary depending on the assignment.

As a Staff Assistant, you will spend the majority of your work time performing a combination of administrative tasks which may include: personnel, budgeting, data analytics, marketing, and purchasing.

This is a great opportunity to gain on-campus experience and professional references. As a temporary employee, you can explore various departments and positions while getting a feel for what it’s like to work at The University at Buffalo. It is not a guarantee when you join the temporary pool that you will find a permanent position with the University.

Current students, please contact Career Services to learn about employment opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of relevant experience is required. A combination of education and years of experience will be considered in lieu of education.

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel.

Physical Demands
Salary Range $18.87 hourly rate
FTE As needed
Campus As Assigned
Special Instructions to Applicants

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Additional Information

Contact Information

Contact's Name Human Resources
Contact's Title
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-645-5627

Posting Dates

Posted 04/19/2017
Deadline for Internal Applicants
Deadline for External Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you well versed in Microsoft Office Programs?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of administrative experience do you have?
    • 0
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5+
  3. * Do you have professional experience in higher education?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  5. * List source mentioned above.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents