Temporary Staff Assistant

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Temporary Staff Assistant
Classification Title Staff Assistant
Posting Number P1800034
Employer State
Position Type
Appointment Term Temporary
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 temporary Staff Assistant, you will spend the majority of your work time performing a combination of administrative tasks which may include:
• Providing general administrative support
• Answering telephones and serving as a point of contact
• Preparing documents and reports
• Scheduling meetings and maintaining calendars
• Assisting with the coordination and planning of events

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.

If you are a current undergraduate student seeking employment opportunities, please contact Career Services to learn more. http://www.buffalo.edu/career.html

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree
• Experience performing administrative tasks or providing customer service
• Ability to work collaboratively
• Effective problem solving skills

A combination of education and years of experience will be considered in lieu of education.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience interacting with a broad and diverse population
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel

Physical Demands
Salary Range $39,403 annually or $18.87 hourly
FTE As needed
Campus As Assigned
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information

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 info@goer.ny.gov.

Contact Information

Contact's Name Human Resources
Contact's Title
Contact's Email ub-jobs@buffalo.edu
Contact's Phone 716-645-5627

Posting Dates

Posted 02/06/2018
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 interested in working part-time, full-time, or either part-time or full-time?
    • Part-time
    • Full-time
    • Either part-time or full-time
  2. * What are your days and hours of availability?

    (Open Ended Question)

  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