Asia Research Institute Hiring Program Coordinator

The Asia Research Institute at the University at Buffalo invites applications for the part-time position of Program Coordinator. The primary role of the Program Coordinator will be to conduct short- and long-term planning for events, including academic conferences and lectures, student academic and cultural events, and community-facing cultural programs.

Responsibilities will include:

Planning events, including developing event budgets, creating event staffing plans, and making supporting arrangements

  • On-site event implementation, including troubleshooting problems
  • Communicating effectively and efficiently with participants, cosponsors, vendors and university support units
  • Creating and disseminating promotional materials
  • Supporting event business administration, including securing permits, processing reimbursements and preparing expense reports.

UB’s Asia Research Institute (ARI) is a multidisciplinary hub and collaborative space for research and education about Asia and its diasporic communities. Housed within the Office of International Education, ARI aims to establish UB’s prominence on cutting-edge research and important contemporary issues in Asia and Asian diaspora, provide regional and national leadership on Asia-related research, and further strengthen UB’s international partnerships. ARI provides enriching research and experiential learning opportunities about Asia for students and engages with the university as well as local communities—in particular, Asian American and Asian heritage communities—through educational and cultural programming to promote a diverse and inclusive environment.

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.

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