Transfer Admissions Advisor

Buffalo State is the largest comprehensive college in the State University of New York system. As a civic and urban-engaged campus community, we pride ourselves as having small college learning environments coupled with the opportunities of a large university. We are a diverse and inclusive college committed to the intellectual, personal, and professional growth of its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Our mission is to transform lives, to empower students to succeed, and to inspire a lifelong passion for learning. Buffalo State is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, service, scholarship, creative activity, and cultural enrichment. With degree programs in education, the arts, science, and professional studies, each year nearly 10,000 students choose Buffalo State for its broad array of high-quality academic programs, diverse and creative environment, hands-on learning opportunities, affordable SUNY tuition, NCAA Division III athletics, and prime location in Buffalo’s cultural corridor. We welcome applicants who are committed to helping us fulfill our mission.


Brief Job description:


  • Review articulation agreements for updates to program requirements and maintain the articulation database in Banner.
  • Represent Buffalo State at community college visits, college fairs, AIR visits, high school visits, high school fairs, Open House, and yield programs/activities.
  • Evaluate applicant credentials and render admissions decisions; conduct regular, on-going follow-up with pending applications.
  • Serve in on-call rotation; conduct individual and group information session presentations.
  • Execute credit evaluations and updates.
  • Conduct written and telephone follow-up with students.
  • Complete annual reports and serve as a transfer resource for Admissions staff.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working in higher education
  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends and up to 10 weeks of recruitment related travel
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with transfer students
  • Experience working with Student Information Systems (Banner, PeopleSoft, etc.)
  • Experience working with CRM systems (Slate, Recruiter, Salesforce, etc.)

Application deadline: February 28, 2019

Anticipated date of hire: April 1, 2019


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