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Join Our Team

At Buffalo State, each member of our workforce is involved in achieving student success and supporting our local communities. As SUNY's urban-engaged campus we believe strongly in the importance of equity, diversity, and inclusion. 

We are looking for talented, dedicated colleagues to help support our mission. Here's your opportunity to find a rewarding position while serving a great cause. Join us!

Who We Are

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About Buffalo State

Established in 1871 as the Buffalo Normal School, Buffalo State is one of the largest comprehensive schools in the State University of New York system.

As a civic, urban-engaged campus, Buffalo State prides itself on having smaller learning environments coupled with large university opportunities.

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A Diverse Community

Buffalo State is a diverse and inclusive college committed to the intellectual, personal, and professional growth of its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. 

Our diverse student population, engaged and exceptional faculty, wide range of academic programs, and applied-learning opportunities create a unique community of scholars where lives are transformed.

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SUNY's Urban-Engaged Campus

We are widely known as SUNY's urban-engaged campus and a significant anchor institution.

Our location within the city of Buffalo’s museum district and arts corridor is bordered by distinctive and emerging neighborhoods that enable students to participate in nationally recognized community engagement and service experiences in an urban setting.

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New York State Employee Benefits

  • College Savings Plan
  • Dental and Vision Care
  • Dependent Care Spending Account
  • Financial planning consultations and seminars
  • Health Care Spending Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance (faculty and professional staff)
  • Retirement Plans
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Vacation, sick leave, and holidays
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