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Project Staff Assistant for International Programs

Buffalo, New York ~ May 13, 2019

The Office of the Vice Provost for International Education (VPIE) welcomes applications for the position of Project Staff Assistant for International Programs. The Project Staff Assistant for International Programs will be stationed at the University at Buffalo, and will provide administrative support to the University at Buffalo’s overseas [Singapore-based] programs.
As Project Staff Assistant for International Programs, you will be responsible for a wide variety of departmental personnel administration duties and you will serve as a liaison with University Human Resources.
Duties include those related to deploying personnel overseas for short-term and long-term assignments, such as preparing and disseminating specialized informational materials, coordinating employee pre-departure and reentry activities, helping prepare international employment requests, coordinating compliance with a complex combination of local and international regulations, and serving as a liaison between the department, the employees, and the international partner.
Other duties include financial management responsibilities such as preparing budgets, reconciling expenses, compiling statistics and preparing reports.
The Project Staff Assistant for International Programs will have a wide range of other administrative duties, including providing purchasing and reimbursement support, managing travel-related transactions, and scheduling and supporting meetings and special events.
Responsibilities will also involve supporting special projects, such as working with colleagues on process improvement changes, helping coordinate the implementation of new systems and procedures, and assisting with best practice research.
*Outstanding Benefits Package*
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.
*About UB*
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.
As an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation 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.

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