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Assistant Director, Student, Professional and Community Affairs

Buffalo, New York ~ March 24, 2020

["• Develop and implement coordinated activities that support overall student well-being.\r\n• Develop and implement coordinated career development activities for students including planning of UB SPPS Annual Career Day, Student/Pharmacist Networking events as well as other social and/or professional programs.\r\n• Develop and implement initiatives for overall student success and wellness, academic remediation support, life coaching, time management, study skills, and other areas of student support. Management of therapy dog program for exams. \r\n\r\n• Serve as liaison to UB SPPS student organizations: triage communication, assist with room reservations, track student membership and leadership/officer positions \r\n\r\n• Create and disseminate Fall and Spring Editions of the NEWS (publication for Pharmacy Students).", "• Advise current PharmD students individually and/or in groups on academic matters (i.e., core course registration, intern registrations, elective course selection, authorizations, licensing requirements and compliance, credit loads, course requirements, degree completion, etc.). \r\n• Provide information or refer current students to other UB SPPS staff as needed for drop/add, faculty codes, financial assistance questions, locker assignments, student lounge issues, etc. \r\n• Refer current students to UB SPPS faculty for professional and career advising, including employment, dual degrees, residency, fellowship, post-PharmD training and opportunities as appropriate. \r\n• Refer current students experiencing academic or personal problems to other UB resources such as Office of Financial Aid, Residency Office, Student Activities Office, UB Libraries, and Accessibility Resources for Students, etc. \r\n• Refer students involved in academic and/or behavioral misconduct to appropriate resources.\r\n\r\n• Collaborate with and provide backup support to the lead roles in Recruiting and Admissions and Undergraduate Advisement (or in the Office of Admissions & Advisement. Supports the recruitment of all SPPS graduate, professional and undergraduate students by participating in on and off campus recruitment events, prospective student information sessions, and programs such as Open Houses, Pharmacy Summer Institute, PharmD Interviews, Orientation and White Coat Ceremony. \r\n• Assist with Orientation planning and implementation in order to provide a smooth transition from incoming student to matriculated student. \r\n\r\n• Oversight Credentialing and Training Verifications: The candidate must be able to interface with all the State Boards of Pharmacy for the management of pharmacist licensing and pharmacy-intern permit applications and verification of specialized training pertaining to licensure. \r\n\r\n• Develop and implement the programming for the All School Conference Schedule.", "Provide administrative support to the awarding of $400,000 Need based Scholarships. Provide high-level administrative support to UB SPPS Scholarship Process including development of new internal processes to align with University initiatives.\r\n\r\n• Plan and provide administrative support to the UB SPPS Annual Commencement Ceremony along with coordination of associated student awards. \r\n\r\n• Provide administrative support to Global Outreach efforts\r\n\r\n• Participate in the administration and management of student data as it pertains to their academic success, professional development, and personal well-being. \r\n• Manage the communication of our holistic support for students to external audiences including prospective students, peer and competitor schools, and the general practice community \r\n\r\n• Establishes and maintains organized and efficient files and records for the office and updates data and records as appropriate. Responsible for the administration, security, confidentiality and retention of office files. \r\n\r\n• Creates, composes and edits technical and/or administrative correspondence and documentation; prepares a variety of technical, statistical, financial and narrative reports, letters, memos or other written or electronic correspondence. \r\n\r\n• Actively involved in the re-accreditation process as required. \r\n\r\n• Assists in the coordination, control and completion of special projects as requested."]

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