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Posted: Thursday, October 14, 2021

Internal Search: Assistant Director of Administrative Operations

Internal applications are being accepted for the following position on campus:

Title: Senior Staff Assistant / Assistant Director of Administrative Operations
Department: Administrative Operations (Division of the Finance and Management Office)
Wage: SL-3 UUP Salary Schedule

Buffalo State College is conducting an internal search seeking applications for the position of assistant director of administrative operations. The assistant director reports to the senior director of administrative operations and provides leadership and supervision across the Administrative Operations units: Central Receiving, Events Management, Mail Services, Moving Operations, Parking Services, Print and Design Center, and Property Control and Sustainable Programs. The assistant drector will contribute to the institution’s efforts to pursue innovative business practices and develop operating strategies that enhance efficiencies and lead to cost-effective administration.

The assistant director will also support and coordinate the logistics and operational needs of campus emergency response, including the successful coordination of campus COVID-19 testing, including scheduling volunteer staff; ordering and maintaining awareness of test kit inventory; ensuring that samples are delivered timely to local lab; and maintaining detailed knowledge of the portal software in order to be able to troubleshoot, manage exceptions, maintain smooth operations, and more.

The successful candidate will be an experienced and proven administrative staff member able to provide vision, efficiency, and oversight to the varied functions within the Administrative Operations unit. Candidates should be committed to customer service, collaboration, and effective and efficient business practices. Candidates will have demonstrated ability to creatively find solutions and manage across multiple priorities and deadlines. The successful candidate will work collaboratively, skillfully, and effectively to serve Buffalo State’s mission consistent with the strategic plans of the college and the Finance and Management division. 

To view the required qualifications and to apply, please visit This position will close Monday, October 25.

Please note: This is an internal job posting open to employees of Buffalo State College who are currently paid from any state-appropriated-funds payroll.

Submitted by: Michael J. Lewis
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