Canisius Employment Opportunities

Administrative Associate for the College of Arts & Sciences

Apply now Job no: 494901
Work type: Full-time Staff
Location: Buffalo
Categories: Clerical/Customer Service, Administrative/Professional



Administrative Associate

College of Arts and Sciences

The administrative associate supports various academic departments in the College of Arts & Sciences and the Associate Deans. This is a full-time position.

Key Skills:

  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Drive, Canisius College BANNER system, iAdvise, Desire2Learn, Qualtrics, Courseleaf, webpage editing software, social media, and other emerging systems and applications.
  • Professional demeanor and ability to work effectively with various constituencies including: students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators, and the general public.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively within a team and independently.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities and follow through.
  • Ability to support multiple departments in multiple locations, including remote support.


  • Perform general office activities such as scheduling, phone traffic, correspondence, text editing, supply organization and ordering, filing, and mailings.
  • Assist with budgetary matters and logistics, including event planning.
  • Manage correspondence, forms, documents, and meeting schedules for faculty and staff.
  • Manage travel arrangements for faculty using the College’s online travel system.
  • Student support: assist students with advising needs, student events, student travel, and study abroad.
  • Administrative support for Associate Dean: duties related to probation and dismissal students, internships, research projects, and academic integrity issues.
  • Hire, train, and supervise work-study students.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Office of Human Resources at Canisius College utilizes an online recruitment management system.  Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA in order to participate in the search process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (716) 888-2240.

To apply, go to Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Please include your cover letter and resume with your application. Applications will be accepted until December 1, 2021.

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit University, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith and social justice.  Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity.  The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.                

Compensation and Benefits:

This is a full-time position. Benefits are available the first of the month after the full-time employee’s date of hire and include – health, dental and vision insurance, life and long term disability insurance, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees with contribution from College after one year. Paid holidays, vacation, personal leave and sick leave.  Tuition benefits are also available for full-time employees and their qualified dependents.

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