As determined by our contractual needs, the Center for Development of Human Services (a program of the Research Foundation for SUNY at Buffalo State), periodically has opportunities for experienced professionals with a strong drive for excellence and a desire to make a difference for New York State human service workers and the community at large. As opportunities arise, they are advertised both in print and on the web. Since we do not recruit on a continuous basis, resumes are accepted only when a vacancy exists.

How to Apply

View open positions (if any) in the Research Foundation Online Career Center.

Organizational Culture

The Center for Development of Human Services is part of the Research Foundation for SUNY at Buffalo State. Our organization has been consistently successful in achieving its ambitious mission as a direct result of the intense commitment of its staff. Our culture is one that values creativity, initiative, accountability, cooperation, and quality. Within our open, dynamic, diverse, and highly collaborative environment, synergistic outcomes are the norm, not the exception. For those seeking an employment environment where work is both challenging and meaningful, the Center for Development of Human Services offers the rare opportunity to “make a difference” every day.

Professional Development

Professional development is highly valued at the Center for Development of Human Services, and trainers and support staff are provided with an array of staff development opportunities ranging from staff retreats to in-house workshops and presentations offered on a regular basis.


As an employee of the SUNY Research Foundation, staff receive a full complement of employment benefits in accordance with SUNY Research Foundation guidelines, including:

  • Vacation time
  • Sick and family leave
  • Health, dental, vision, and extended care benefits
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Retirement benefits