Posting a Job Opening

When a vacancy arises in your department, take time to plan what your needs are and how you are going to identify the best candidate for your job.

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Identify When a Vacancy Is Created

Vacancies can arise based on department operating needs or as a result of employment actions from your existing faculty and staff. 

The most common actions that result in a vacancy are:
  • Retirement
  • Transfer
  • Promotion
  • Resignation
  • Termination/Non renewal
  • New position created
Classify Your Position

Check to be sure you have followed the guidelines for classifying your position before starting the posting planning.

Prepare the Posting Of Your Vacancy

Working closely with your search committee before a vacancy is posted will help both with the preparation of your posting in UB Jobs as well as give you a more clear understanding of the search committee's expectations from you.

Working With a Search Firm?

Contact Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at 716-645-2266 to discuss the data collection requirements when a search firm is contracted.

Post Your Vacancy

Approved users can post available jobs online.

Contact An Expert

  • Julia Borkowski.

    Julia Borkowski

    Recruitment and Position Specialist

    Workforce Planning and Recruitment

    Townsend Hall, 205 Hayes Road

    Phone: 716-645-4438; Fax: 716-645-2724

    Email: jlborkow@buffalo.edu

  • Photo of Nayema Chowdhury.

    Nayema Chowdhury

    Recruitment and Position Specialist

    Workforce Planning and Recruitment

    Townsend Hall, 205 Hayes Road

    Phone: 716-645-8170; Fax: 716-645-2724

    Email: nayemach@buffalo.edu

  • anthony greco.

    Anthony Grieco

    Recruitment and Position Specialist

    Workforce Planning and Recruitment

    Townsend Hall, 205 Hayes Road

    Phone: 716-645-4483; Fax: 716-645-2724

    Email: ajgrieco@buffalo.edu

  • lauren merletti.

    Lauren Merletti

    Recruitment and Position Specialist

    Workforce Planning and Recruitment

    Townsend Hall, 205 Hayes Road

    Phone: 716-645-4529; Fax: 716-645-2724

    Email: ljmerlet@buffalo.edu

  • Delorian Miller.

    Delorian Miller

    Senior Classification and Compensation Analyst

    Workforce Planning and Recruitment

    Townsend Hall, 205 Hayes Road

    Phone: 716-645-4432; Fax: 716-645-2724

    Email: dem34@buffalo.edu

  • Lawniece Nichols.

    Lawniece Nichols

    Recruitment and Position Specialist

    Workforce Planning and Recruitment

    Townsend Hall, 205 Hayes Road

    Phone: 716-645-4434; Fax: 716-645-2724

    Email: ldw4@buffalo.edu

  • mary jo serafini.

    Mary Jo Serafini

    Regional Director, Upstate New York HERC and Recruitment and Position Specialist

    Workforce Planning and Recruitment

    Townsend Hall, 205 Hayes Road

    Phone: 716-645-8172; Fax: 716-645-2724

    Email: serafini@buffalo.edu

  • Photo of Sanjida Uddin.

    Sanjida Uddin

    Recruitment and Position Specialist

    Workforce Planning and Recruitment

    Townsend Hall, 205 Hayes Road

    Phone: 716-645-4436; Fax: 716-645-2724

    Email: suddin@buffalo.edu

  • Photo of Jamie Lynn Bluhm.

    Jamie Lynn Bluhm

    Director

    Workforce Planning and Recruitment

    Phone: 716-645-4433

    Email: jlbluhm@buffalo.edu