The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University at Buffalo is seeking an Office Assistant 1. This position is customer service oriented and will provide clerical assistance to the department and be trained to become the travel expert, a critical component position in a large and complex department with multiple undergraduate and graduate program degrees. In this position, you will:
• Perform clerical work in the department’s main office. Tasks will include: greet visitors, answer telephone, address questions and concerns appropriately.
• Review travel transactions, make corrects and move forward in work flow to support reimbursements using the new Concur System.
• Provide administrative assistance to Directors of 1) Cognitive Science Center, 2) The departments Honors Program, 3) Faculty Search Committees.
• Coordinate conference room schedules.
• Maintain the department’s lab room key system for faculty, staff, graduate students, adjunct instructors, student assistants, and research staff.
• Assist users with the departments copier and submit maintenance requests.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
University at Buffalo
The State University of New York at Buffalo is a public research university with campuses in Buffalo and Amherst, New York, United States. It is commonly referred to as the University at Buffalo (UB) or SUNY Buffalo, and was formerly known as the University of Buffalo. It is the de facto flagship campus of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, with the largest enrollment, largest endowment and research funding as a comprehensive university center in the SUNY system.The university was founded in 1846 as a private medical college, but in 1962 merged with the SUNY system.
As of 2017, the university enrolls 30,648 students in 13 colleges, making it the largest public university in New York. In addition to the College of Arts and Sciences, the university houses the largest state-operated medical school, dental school, education school, business school, engineering school, pharmacy school, and also features the only state law school, architecture and urban planning school in the state of New York. The university offers over 100 bachelor’s, 205 master’s, 84 doctoral, and 10 professional areas of study.
According to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the University at Buffalo is a Doctoral University with the Highest Research Activity (R1). In 1989, UB was elected to the Association of American Universities. UB’s alumni and faculty have included a Prime Minister, astronauts, Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, three billionaires, Academy Award winners, Emmy Award winners, Fulbright Scholars, and Rhodes Scholars. U.S. President Millard Fillmore was one of the school’s principal founders and served as the school’s first chancellor.
In the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education 2017 inaugural ranking, UB was ranked as the #1 public university in New York and #28 in the nation. Buffalo has consistently placed in the top cluster of U.S. public research universities and among the overall top 30 research universities according to the Center for Measuring University Performance and was ranked as the 38th best value for in-state students and the 27th best value for out-of-state students in the 2012 Kiplinger rankings of best value of national universities. U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 edition of America’s Best Colleges ranked UB 89th on their list of best national universities and 38th among public universities.