Library Director Job Posting

The Parma Public Library is a municipal library serving the Town of Parma, with a population of 15,633 in a charming rural setting close to the shores of Lake Ontario. With a staff of 12 and an annual budget of approximately $500,000, the Library loans 105,000+ items a year and serves as a community hub.

Reports To: 5-member Board of Trustees
 
Salary & Benefits: $55,000, NYS retirement, contribution to health insurance; 24 vacation days, 4personal days and 12 sick days each year
 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, occasional nights and weekends
 
Job Summary
This is an administrative position entailing the ability to collaborate with the Board, staff and community.
This includes providing leadership in developing and implementing a shared vision for the Library’sservice program and facilities. The ideal candidate will thrive working in a small, team-oriented environment and also enjoy engaging in all aspects of library operations.
 
Responsibilities
- Maintain an ongoing five-year strategic plan for the Library
- Continue data-driven collection development
- Position the Library as an active participant in the cultural life of the community
- Lead staff development to foster a consistent, customer-focused environment
- Maintain robust social media and website presence
- Build and maintain effective collaborations and partnerships
- Challenge the status quo and initiate change
- Develop a new renovation/expansion plan through a successful public referendum and completion
- Perform other duties as assigned
 
Requirements
- Master’s Degree in Library Science
- New York State Public Librarian’s certificate or eligible for one at the time of appointment
- Minimum two years professional library experience
- Background in strategic planning
- Superior written and oral communications
- Strong interpersonal skills, energy, creativity and enthusiasm
- Knowledge of current trends and best practices for library services
- Strong collaboration and consensus-building skills
 
Application Submission:
Send cover letter, current resume and names and the contact information of three professional references by June 4, 2017 to: 
Pat O’Leary, President, Library Board of Trustees, c/o rebecca.tantillo@libraryweb.org
 
Posted 5/15/2017
 
Assistant Curator, Poetry Collection (Senior Assistant Librarian) University Libraries

The Special Collections unit of the University at Buffalo Libraries seeks dynamic applicants for the position of Assistant Curator in the Poetry Collection.  Founded in 1937, the Poetry Collection is the library of record for 20th- and 21st-century Anglophone poetry and is comprehensive in its collection of first and other bibliographically significant editions, little literary magazines and journals, broadsides, anthologies, criticism and reference materials.

As an active research center for the study of modern and contemporary poetry, the Poetry Collection supports with its materials a wide range of scholarly publications; opens its doors to visiting researchers from around the world; assists with the educational activities of undergraduate and graduate students at UB and elsewhere; hosts lectures, conferences, readings and other events; and loans items to exhibitions.

The Assistant Curator assists the Curator in all activities of the Poetry Collection, incuding supporting visiting scholars and students in their research, teaching introductory and special-topic graduate and undergraduate classes, collection development, departmental collaboration, community outreach, public presentations and tours for individuals and groups, reference requests, public services and patron billing, publications, interlibrary loans, publicity, communications, planning exhibitions and digital collections, and special events.  S/he also participates in all development activities including fundraising, donor relations, gift processing, receiving gifts in kind and grant writing; helps plan the yearly annual fund; manages permission issues with copyright holders; and develops regional, national and international partnerships and collaborations. 

This is a two-year, renewable faculty appointment with rank leading to tenure in an academic, research-oriented environment with expectations for publication and professional service.  The Assistant Curator will report to the Curator of the Poetry Collection in the area of Research, Education and Outreach and work collaboratively with other librarians and professional staff across the University Libraries.

To see the complete position description and submit an application, please visit https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/9192 and search for posting number F1700084.  Interested candidates should upload a CV and a separate cover letter that includes contact information for three professional references (including email addresses).  The Libraries' Human Resources Officer may contact you and ask for a statement of research and service interests.  Candidates invited to interview for the position will be expected to give a short presentation to faculty and staff of the University Libraries.  Nominations and/or questions may be addressed to Cherie Williams, University Libraries' Human Resources Officer, cbw@buffalo.edu

The University at Buffalo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.

 

Posted 5/12/17

 

Poetry Cataloger (instructional Suppoirt Technician) University Libraries

The University at Buffalo Libraries seek dynamic applicants for the position of Poetry Cataloger in the Poetry Collection within Special Collections.  Founded in 1937, the Poetry Collection is the library of record for 20th- and 21st-century Anglophone poetry and is comprehensive in its collection of first and other bibliographically significant editions, little literary magazines and journals, broadsides, anthologies, criticism and reference materials.

The Poetry Cataloger works closely with staff from the Cataloging and Metadata Services area of Discovery and Delivery, which is responsible for the cataloging and management of continuing resources (print and electronic periodicals), other serials, databases and websites and monographs in all formats.  Staff members work with both the Library of Congress and National Library of Medicine classification schemes and the Library of Congress Subject Headings and National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings.

Utilizing OCLC, the international bibliographic utility, and Aleph, the local integrated library system, the incumbent performs original and complex copy cataloging of little literary magazines, broadsides and anthologies for the Poetry Collection in addition to serials, monographs, databases, websites and books, in all formats.  The Poetry Cataloger uses MARC tagging and RDA standards with local classifications based on a unique, in-house Cutter system.  S/he performs catalog maintenance on serials and other continuing resources, resolving problems and inconsistencies in bibliographic and holdings records.  This individual participates in maintaining serial holdings in the SUNY Union Catalog, OCLC WorldCat, and SERHOLD, the National Library of Medicine's database of machine-readable serial holdings statements, and contributes records to BIBCO, CONSER and NACO components of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging, a coordinated effort among selected research libraries to create bibliographic and authority records according to national standards.

The Poetry Cataloger researches new acquisitions, coordinates regular reviews of known poetry publishers and presses to make sure holdings are up-to-date, and helps to sort through donations of books and serials.  S/he also coordinates and manages special projects as assigned which may include preparing metadata for digital collections, cataloging rare materials, and/or assisting the Poetry Collection's Processing Archivist with the processing of archival collections. 

This is a term appointment on the professional staff.  To see the complete position description and submit an application, please visit https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu and search for posting nuber P1700047.  Interested candidates should upload a CV and a separate cover letter that includes contact information for three professional references (including email addresses). 

The deadline for applications is June 14, 2017.

The University at Buffalo is an equal opportunity, afirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.

Digital Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian at RIT

About the position:
The Wallace Center (TWC) at Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for an experienced and industrious Digital Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian to support the nation’s first Digital Humanities and Social Sciences (DHSS) Bachelor Degree program and to cultivate the University’s growing digital humanities/social sciences efforts.

General Statement of Duties:
The DHSS Librarian will advise and collaborate with students, staff, and faculty to develop digital projects spanning the disciplines of anthropology, art, communication, history, literature, linguistics, philosophy, political science, sociology and numerous interdisciplinary fields. By identifying and applying new technologies, practices, tools, trends, and innovative approaches to digital and physical resources, the DHSS Librarian will foster dynamic projects that showcase the wealth of new discoveries possible for practitioners within these fields and move these disciplines forward and in potentially new directions. The DHSS librarian will demonstrate knowledge of the area by developing and offering relevant training classes on useful technologies and by promoting potential and realized successes the field possesses. Additionally, the DHSS Librarian will assist in identifying and applying for grants that provide for and enhance the equipment within the TWC Digitization Lab and expand the resources that support advancement in digital research, teaching, and learning for the entire campus.

This professional position reports to the Manager of Digital Initiatives and Metadata Services, and is a member of the RIT Libraries staff.

Position Requirements:

  • ALA-accredited M.L.S or M.S. in Library and Information Science, M.I.S. or Master’s degree in a related field.
  • Demonstrated successful experience of at least one year in a profession position, working on DHSS projects and associated technologies in an academic setting or in a similar cultural institution.                

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise in DHSS-related applications and lead the evaluation and implementation of these applications providing training and outreach to the RIT community on associated technologies and resources. Formulate procedures and guides for the use and application of these technologies and resources.
  • Represent and support DHSS technology interests and initiatives across the library and the campus. Assist in providing training and outreach to the campus community on these technologies and associated resources.
  • Engage with and stay current on the ever-changing DHSS trends, technologies, and standards to provide direction and leadership for the Wallace Center (TWC.)
  • Provides individual consultations for faculty and students on digital humanities scholarship research, projects, and standard DHSS practices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Broad understanding of DHSS.
  • Broad understanding of DHSS scholarship.
  • Experience with one or more of the following DHSS methodologies: text encoding (TEI,) data visualization, platforms such as Omeka, etc.
  • Knowledge of copyright and permissions issues as they relate to digital works.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of image, audio, video and multimedia digital file formats and software.
  • Familiarity with research methodologies in the humanities and social science disciplines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities successfully.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Education, Experience or Skills:

  • Two or more years of professional experience in successfully working in digital humanities and/or social sciences using associated technologies in an academic setting or in a similar cultural institution.
  • Completion of a second advanced degree in the humanities or social sciences.
  • Experience in creating and maintaining websites using current platforms and software.
  • Experience identifying and writing grant proposals.

 To apply for this position, go to http://careers.rit.edu/staff, search Openings, and then search by requisition Number 2864BR. Please submit your cover letter, resume and the names of three references.

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity within its workforce and provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, or disability. For more information, please visit RIT/TitleIX https://www.rit.edu/fa/compliance/content/rittitleix.

 

About The Wallace Center

The Wallace Center consists of RIT Libraries, Faculty Career Development and the RIT Press. TPGETHER, we enrich the academic experience by advancing information discovery, scholarship, and community engagement at RIT. We partner with students and faculty in their development as consumers, creators, and disseminators of knowledge. Our expert staff fosters a culture of collaboration and innovation, honoring traditions while also integrating emerging models of scholarship and learning. Ultimately, we seek to inspire curiosity, creativity, and learning in a cross-cultural interdisciplinary environment. For more information about The Wallace Center, visit http://wallacecenter.rit.edu/.

 

About the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of diverse backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, RIT is a private, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing experiential learning, with over 15,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation and has been reclassified as a doctoral university this year. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. For more information about RIT, visit http://www.rit.edu/.

Posted 5/3/2017

System Director

Director – North Country Library System

 Take a leadership role and assist public libraries in northern New York State to achieve new levels of innovative service and resource sharing. The North Country Library System seeks a visionary leader responsive to member library and community needs, and skilled in focusing the efforts of a talented staff to be its next Director. NCLS is a cooperative of 65 public libraries covering Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego and St. Lawrence Counties in New York State. With a $2.2 million budget and 20 FTE staff, NCLS is a member focused organization with a mission to provide collaborative services that strengthen our libraries. NCLS’s recently renovated 14,000 square-foot, solar powered headquarters is situated on a beautiful eleven-acre wooded lot bordering the Black River in Watertown, NY.

 The North Country region offers a vibrant blend of outdoor activities, safe, affordable communities and easy access to the advantages of larger cities. Watertown is a growing small city that is a few miles from Lake Ontario and the Thousand Islands region. The Adirondacks, Kingston and Ottawa, Ontario, and Syracuse are all nearby. The area is a recreational playground with numerous opportunities for boating, kayaking, whitewater rafting, hiking, fishing, skiing and much more. The blend of recreation, cultural opportunities, education with six colleges in the area, good schools and one of the lowest costs of living in the state make this a great place to live.

 Responsibilities. The System Director, under the general direction of the Board of Trustees, is responsible for the administration of System operations. The Director supervises the department managers and works with the Board, staff and library Directors to align System services with the member libraries’ needs and priorities. For the complete position description, see NCLS Director Responsibilities.

 Qualifications.   An ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science; the ability to obtain a NY State Public Librarian Certificate; a minimum of eight years post MLS experience, three years in an administrative capacity. Essential abilities and experience include creativity, enthusiasm, superior written and oral communications skills; political acumen; consensus-building skills; experience in recruiting, evaluating and mentoring staff; a thorough knowledge of library trends and best practices; an understanding of innovative library technology; proven success working with and reporting to a governing board.

 Salary.   The hiring salary range is $85,000 - $100,000 (with placement being dependent on experience and qualifications) and an attractive benefits package.

 For further information go to www.nclsweb.org.  

To start the application process, submit a cover letter, resume and references to NCLSDIRECTORSEARCH@ncls.org on or before the closing date of June 30, 2017.

Library Media Specialist (.5 FTE)

The Elmwood Village Charter School in Buffalo, NY is opening a new replication school and is recruiting a part time (.5 FTE) Library Media Specialist for the fall of 2017. EVCS Hertel will be located at 665 Hertel Ave. between Elmwood and Military. It will be opening with students in grades K-2 and expanding to K-8. The position will eventually increase to full time.

EVCS Days Park is a diverse, high-performing K-8 charter school in Buffalo NY.

Job Description:

Candidate will be responsible for the planning, development and administration of the library media program to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Elmwood Village Charter School Hertel.The candidate will provide instruction and professional library assistance to students in alignment with NYS learning standards. 

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • NYS certification as a school library/media specialist

The candidate should have a commitment to working in an urban school setting.

If interested, please email cover letter and resume to Liz Evans at levans@elmwoodvillageschool.org

EVCS is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 4/25/2017

Library Assistant

Library Assistant

Medaille College seeks applicants for a full-time Library Assistant. The Library Assistant works closely with the Support Services staff, and is responsible for circulation, acquisition, and interlibrary loan activities. Duties will include assisting in the ordering and tracking of books, articles and other library materials. The Library Assistant also plans and implements various library-related activities including coordinating and supervising work-study students.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree, The successful candidate will have the ability to work with a team and independently. Must be detail oriented with a strong commitment to customer service and excellent interpersonal skills. Previous experience working in a library setting is desirable

Medaille is a growing, private, four-year, liberal arts-based college in Buffalo, New York, serving the educational needs of traditional and non-traditional students in Western New York and Southern Ontario through a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs (www.medaille.edu).

Cover letter, resume and three references should be electronically submitted to Barbara Bilotta, Director of Human Resources, Medaille College.  Please refer to www.medaille.edu/jobs to apply. Review of applications will continue until position is filled.  No phone calls please. 

Medaille College is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

Posted 4/20/2017

Head of Discovery Services

The University at Buffalo Libraries seek a forward-thinking and resourceful library professional to serve as a pivotal member of the management team of Discovery and Delivery.  The Head of Discovery Services provides leadership for electronic resource management, acquisitions, cataloging and metadata services to ensure that online and print collections are efficiently acquired, easily accessible and readily discoverable to all library users.  Working under the purview of the Associate University Librarian for Discovery and Delivery, the incumbent works closely with library faculty and staff to improve the ways in which the Libraries acquire and manage library materials in all formats. 

The Head of Discovery Services works to improve operational efficiencies and seizes on opportunities to incorporate emerging technologies into workplace operations.  This individual oversees the administration of Ex Libris Aleph, the current integrated library system (ILS) in use, and helps to lead the Libraries efforts to prepare for and migrate to the next-generation library services platform (LSP) within two years.  The incumbent participates in the evaluation of applications that support and enhance information discovery and retrieval in the library services platform.

The Head of Discovery Services is a pivotal contributor to assessment activities that help create and maintain a data-driven culture in all areas of the Discovery and Delivery unit.  The incumbent leads efforts to find innovative ways to reduce resource costs through collaborative engagement with peer institutions within SUNY and throughout the state.  Working closely with the Associate University Librarian in Discovery and Delivery and other team managers in Discovery and Delivery, this individual will plan and implement projects for new services, design new strategies for statewide partnerships, and develop new revenue streams.

The successful candidate must be able to coach and mentor staff and support innovation, collaboration, communication, engagement, and accountability within the Libraries.

To view the complete position description and apply, please visit https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu; search for posting number P1700027.  All applicants must apply via the UBJobs Web site.  Please provide contact information, including email addresses, for three professional references at the end of your cover letter.  Candidates invited to interview for the position will be expected to give a short presentation to faculty and staff of the University Libraries.  Nominations and/or questions may be addressed to Cherie Williams, Human Resources Officer at ublibjob@buffalo.edu

Review of applicants is currently underway.  The deadline for applying is May 18, 2017.

The 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.

 

 

 

Head of Health Science Library Services

The University at Buffalo Libraries seek an outstanding individual to serve as the Head of Health Science Library Services.  The successful candidate will provide leadership and direction for integrating libraries services, resources, and expertise with the research, teaching, learning, and outreach activities of UB's five health sciences schools:  The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, the School of Dental Medicine, the School of Nursing, the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and the School of Public Health and Health Professionals.  The HSLS staff and faculty serve the health sciences virtually and in person at all of the UB campuses, including the newly established Jacobs School of Medicine Library on the downtown campus. 

We seek candidates who demonstrate awareness of trends in scholarly communication, evidence-based healthcare, interprofessional education/practice, and the information needs of clinicians, as well as those candidates who possess the ability to engage a variety of stakeholders.  Candidates should be conversant in NIH public access policy compliance issues and similar requirements.  The Head of HSLS will bring creativity to this leadership role and work closely with the AUL for REO to craft a strategic plan and vision for HSLS.  The Head will guide and implement twenty-first century information services for the UB health sciences community.  The successful candidate will serve as the head of and full member of the HSLS team and will contribute to the research literacy efforts of students, faculty, staff, and key partners of the health science schools and their affiliates.  The Head of HSLS will directly supervise liaisons to all of UB's health science schools.  The Head of HSLS will advocate for appropriate staffing levels and establish regular continuing education opportunities for current staff.  The successful candidate will communicate actively with fellow professionals through research, publishing, and presentations at local, regional, and national venues.

We are committed to selecting the person who best fits the needs of the University at Buffalo Libraries, and who will be able to advance our vision of becoming a premier academic research library.  This is a tenure-track faculty position that reports to the Associate University Librarian for Research, Education, and Outreach.  Based upon the University and Libraries' standards in librarianship, research, service and outreach, the successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian.

To view the complete position description and apply, please visit https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu and search for posting number F1700061.  Interested candidates should upload a CV and a separate cover letter that includes contact information for three professional references (including email addresses).  The Libraries' Human Resources Officer may contact you and ask for a statement of research and service interests.  Candidates invited to interview for the position will be expected to give a short presentation to faculty and staff of the University Libraries.  Nominations and/or questions may be addressed to Cherie Williams, University Libraries' Human Resources Officer, cbw@buffalo.edu.

Review of applicants is currently underway.

The 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.

Engineering Librarian (Senior Assistant Librarian)

The University at Buffalo Libraries seek a dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented librarian to join a team of library professionals that provide services and collections to a diverse community of students and faculty in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. UB's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is the most comprehensive public school of engineering in New York State, with 164 faculty and a 2015-16 enrollment of 3,478 undergraduate and 1,769 graduate students. Engineering teaching and research areas include aerospace, biomedical, bioinformatics, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, engineering physics, environmental, industrial, materials, and mechanical engineering.

As a member of the Science and Engineering Information Team, the Engineering Librarian works collaboratively with other team members to develop and provide outreach, instruction, reference, and research services specifically in support of the curricular and research needs of students in engineering departments at UB.  Additionally, this individual provides integrated support for undergraduate learning and research, from first-year seminars through upper-division capstone courses, and serves as an “embedded librarian” to provide just-in-time information and training for students engaged in research and design projects.

The successful candidate engages in active and sustained outreach to engineering students to ensure their awareness of Libraries’ resources and services and provides additional support for research by offering training in citation management software. The incumbent works to develop strong collaborative relationships with engineering faculty to foster the development of new services for undergraduate students and integrate library resources, information literacy and research competencies into courses, curricula, and programs. The Engineering Librarian provides reference and research consultation services in-person at service desks, through individual appointments, and via electronic communication (chat, email, text), including occasional evening and weekend hours.

Services and programs in data management, digital tools, e-research, data literacy, and other emerging areas are developed collaboratively by members of the Science and Engineering Information Team. The Engineering Librarian helps to develop, create, manage and integrate print and electronic collections, including databases, serials, books, and other formats, as appropriate, in science and engineering.

This is a two-year, renewable faculty appointment with rank leading to tenure in an academic research-oriented environment with expectations for research, publication and participation in professional associations. The Engineering Librarian will report to the Head of the Science & Engineering Information Team in the Office of the Associate University Librarian for Research, Education & Outreach and work with other librarians and staff across the University Libraries.

Minimum Qualifications:

·         Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution;

·         Understanding and knowledge of current and emerging trends in science and/or engineering disciplines;

·         Understanding and knowledge of best practices in science and engineering librarianship;

·         Demonstrated public service focus and a collegial leadership style;

·         Demonstrated knowledge of best practices and trends in information literacy;

·         Demonstrated knowledge or enthusiasm for integration of new technologies in the delivery of information
          and instructional services;

·         Excellent interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication skills;

·         Ability to prioritize projects, work independently and collaborate with library colleagues;

·         Ability to work effectively with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds within a complex academic environment;

·         Evidence of professional scholarly interest and the ability to meet the University at Buffalo’s promotion and tenure
         standards in librarianship, research, service, and outreach.

Preferred Qualifications:

 

·         Bachelor’s or advanced degree or coursework in engineering, science, or mathematics, or experience working in a

          science library or with the scientific research community;

·         Previous experience in instruction, with some classroom teaching preferred;

·         Knowledge of information and research literacy competencies in STEM disciplines;

·         Understanding of current issues surrounding scholarly communication and data management;

·         Experience in an academic or special library;

·         Experience with collection development;

·         Engagement in professional and/or subject discipline organizations, research, or publications.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Library faculty are members of United University Professions (UUP) and receive generous benefits including health care and prescription drug coverage, dental and vision benefits, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, vacation leave, sick leave, paid holidays, and several choices of retirement plans including TIAA/CREF.

To Apply:

Visit https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59623

 

All applicants must apply via the UBJobs website listed above. Interested candidates should upload a CV and a separate cover letter that includes contact information for three professional references (including email addresses). The Search Committee Chair may contact you and ask for a statement of research and service interests. Candidates invited to interview for the position will be expected to give a short presentation to faculty and staff of the University Libraries. Nominations and/or questions may be addressed to Cherie Williams, Human Resources Officer at ublibjob@buffalol.edu. Review of applicants is currently underway. This position will be filled by July 1, 2017.

 

The University at Buffalo:

The University at Buffalo (UB) joined the public State University of New York in 1962 and has grown to become the largest and most comprehensive university in the SUNY system. Widely regarded as SUNY’s flagship and its primary center for professional education and training, the University at Buffalo was also the first of the two public universities in the state to earn membership in the pre-eminent Association of American Universities, one of only 59 research-intensive universities in the United States to hold that distinction. Located on an international border, the University at Buffalo is truly a global community of scholars, ranking first in the nation among comprehensive public research universities in terms of percentage of enrollment that is international.

The Buffalo-Niagara region is the state’s second largest major metropolitan area, exceeded only by New York City. The region includes a diverse blend of communities, each with its own distinct personality, yet commonly characterized by a distinctly neighborly way of life, an unpretentious nature and spirited loyalty among residents.

 

The University at Buffalo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.