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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/15/24

Applications Due11/08/24

Vacancy ID158769


AgencyUniversity at Buffalo

TitleC240057 - Office Assistant 1 - The University at Buffalo

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade06

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $35177 to $35177 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address xxx

City Buffalo


Zip Code14214

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS).

Non-competitive (NY HELPS):
There are no minimum qualifications for this position.


Competitive (NON-NY HELPS):
• Transfer Eligibility Requirement: You must have a current permanent appointment with a minimum of 1 year of service in a position of the same title or transferable title.
• Reassignment Requirement: You must hold the same title at the University at Buffalo.
• Reinstatement Requirement: You must be a former state employee to request reinstatement to the title that was held (or transferable title).

Duties Description Position Summary:
Step into the role of an Office Assistant 1 at the University at Buffalo. As the face of our exceptional service team, you’ll lead the way in setting up seamless processes, ensuring personalized interactions, and demonstrating computer skills. Join our team and make every customer interaction memorable!

You’d be a great fit if you like:
Keeping records and calendars
Retrieving and compiling information
Performing basic arithmetic calculations
Mail, supply, and inventory functions
Creating and assisting in the preparation of reports, documents, charts, graphs, and tables
Answering telephones, questions, and assisting customers
Ensuring personalized interactions with a diverse population

If this sounds like you, we invite you to apply!

This is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide (NY HELPS) program. The nature and variety of the activities depend on the area in which the position is assigned.

Additional Information:
Learn about our benefits, where we prioritize your well-being and success to enhance every aspect of your life.
Learn more about what it looks like to be a part of the University at Buffalo community.
Begin your career with us through the NY HELPS program.

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.

Additional Comments Additional Information:
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and in keeping with our commitment, encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources

Telephone 716-645-5627

Fax xxx

Email Address


Street xxx

City Buffalo

State NY

Zip Code 14214


Notes on ApplyingApplications for this position will only be accepted online. To apply, please visit:

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