iSEED Program Coordinator

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title iSEED Program Coordinator
Classification Title Senior Staff Assistant
Posting Number P1800020
Employer State
Position Type
Appointment Term Term
Salary Grade SL3

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The Senior Staff Assistant will coordinate efforts by the Institute of Strategic Enhancement of Educational Diversity (iSEED) at UB. iSEED will catalyze building a culturally and intellectually diverse and academically inclusive community of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and staff.

The Senior Staff Assistant (iSEED Program Coordinator) will collaborate and assume an active role in the integration of various iSEED initiatives with the University’s overall vision, by working with leaders in each of the Schools to facilitate and integrate diversity efforts at all levels.

The iSEED Program Coordinator will actively participate and contribute to the preparation of grant proposals, and will interact with the various schools leadership to continuously generate funds to support iSEED mission.

The successful candidate will play a collaborative and active role in the integration of various iSEED initiatives with the University’s overall vision and mission.

• Coordinate iSEED orientations for faculty, workshops, seminars and recruitment trips.
• Collect, organize and present participant data to enhance the overall program assessment.
• Provide administrative oversight for program and office events, including logistical planning and scheduling of events.
• Coordinate, implement and assess the institute’s communication initiatives and special events, programs and conferences for faculty, staff and students.
• Provide fiscal oversight to the program with planning and approval of all spending as directed by Institute Directors.

The iSEED Program is a collaborative effort stretching across multiple schools including the Jacobs School of Medicine and the College of Arts and Science.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of administrative experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills in the science and academic fields. Applicants should be highly flexible, organized and willing to work in a large and diverse team of individuals that include students, professors and senior institutional leadership.

Preferred Qualifications

MS/MA or PhD degree in bioscience or education

Physical Demands
Salary Range $44,530 - $55,182
FTE 1.00
Campus Downtown Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information

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Contact Information

Contact's Name Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD
Contact's Title SUNY Distinguished Professor
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-829-3048

Posting Dates

Posted 01/22/2018
Deadline for Internal Applicants 02/05/2018
Deadline for External Applicants 03/07/2018
Date to be filled 04/02/2018

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required
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Supplemental Questions

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  1. * What will be the highest level of education attained by the time of employment?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
    • J.D.
  2. * How many years of administrative experience do you have?
    • 0
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5+
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
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    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  4. * List source mentioned above.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents