Office Assistant 1 - Temp

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Office Assistant 1 - Temp
Classification Title Office Assistant 1
Posting Number C1700021
Employer State
Appointment Type
Appointment Term Temporary
Position Type Competitive Classified
Temporary Until
Salary Grade SG06

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The University at Buffalo is accepting applications in a continuous recruitment effort to fill current and future temporary Office Assistant 1 positions. Applicants are contacted on an as-needed basis to fill temporary positions ranging in duration from one week up to 89 days. Positions range in hours from part-time to full-time. Campus and department may vary depending on the assignment.

As an Office Assistant 1, you will spend the majority of your work time performing a combination of clerical tasks which many include: general office support, basic calculations, typing, record keeping, filing, mail and supply, data entry, data verification and inventory functions.

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

There are no minimum qualifications for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel.

Physical Demands
Salary Range $13.82 hourly rate
Work Hours


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 Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be Filled

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
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter