The School of Architecture and Planning, a vibrant and active
school at the University at Buffalo and in the greater Western New
York region, invites motivated candidates for the position of
Graduate Programs Coordinator.
The Graduate Programs Coordinator will plan, administer and support
the graduate academic functions of the school with particular
emphasis on the growth and launch of the new interdisciplinary
programs, such as the newly approved MS in International
Development and Global Health. Under the guidance and supervision
of chair of Urban and Regional Planning, the incumbent will work
collaboratively with department chairs, faculty, and staff as well
as other academic units to support and advance the graduate program
needs of the students and faculty. Flexibility will be required to
work across the departments and schools as this position will work
collaboratively with multiple stakeholders.
- Advising students on degree requirements and graduation
criteria as outlined by the Graduate School
- Conveying and interpret academic policies to students and
- Updating and maintaining student records in each academic
program, ensure students are maintaining academic status and are
meeting degree requirements in timely manner
- Managing student Academic Advising Reports ( AAR ) in HUB,
inputting milestones towards attaining degree requirements, and
managing degree conferral paperwork
- Support the processing of grade change and other graduate
school forms on behalf of graduate students
- Support during course scheduling processes; preparing a list of
courses each semester for the school scheduler, coordinating course
needs within the process, and informing instructors and professors
about their course schedule.
- Assist with orientations and other admissions related accepted
student events as needed
- Support and resolve course registration needs of graduate
- Coordinating with faculty in the MS Real Estate Development (
MSRED ) program; this includes support for faculty in delivery of
courses, orientation for new faculty, and assisting faculty members
about grading and student programs.
- Ensure timely review and update of graduate program
- Ensure web and other materials accurately reflect current
- Guide and assist the selection process of graduate and teaching
- Other projects and administrative duties as assigned.
The School and its departments and programs are interested in
candidates who have demonstrated commitment to excellence by
providing leadership in teaching, research, or service toward
building an equitable and diverse environment.
As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, UB will not
discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, and veteran or disability status.
A Bachelor’s degree and two years’ professional experience is
required as are strong organizational, communication, and
Master’s Degree with experience in academic advising or related
areas in a higher education setting is preferred; familiarity with
UB systems, policies and academic environment.
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