The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, launched in the academic year 2016-2017, is comprised of the university's three accredited business schools: the School of Hotel Administration, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. The College delivers undergraduate, graduate, and professional business programs creating a collaborative, comprehensive business management program that preserves the excellence of all three schools while uniting the faculty and students.
Founded in 1922, today's School of Hotel Administration (SHA) is the World's Most Adventurous Business School. Our mission is to create and disseminate knowledge about hospitality management through teaching, research, industry relations, and service. The school is home to 800 undergraduates, 110 graduate students and more than 1,700 industry professionals from 90 countries enrolled in executive education.
Reporting to the Director of Student Services within the Office of Student Services (OSS), the Assistant Director works collaboratively with the OSS advising team to provide advising to Hotel School undergraduates, making referrals to campus resources when appropriate.
The Assistant Director provides individual advising and referrals to a diverse body of undergraduate students to support their academic, personal well-being, and professional success; they also create and implement co-curricular programming designed to contribute to a sense of community, which helps to create an exceptional and inclusive student experience amongst students of different cultural, geographic, socioeconomic backgrounds and lived experiences. These programs include, but are not limited to: the Prefreshman Summer Program, New Student Orientation, and the Academic Success/tutoring Program. The Assistant Director also advises, trains, and supports student organizations and serves as a liaison between student leaders and the OSS.
In addition, the Assistant Director may assume other OSS administrative responsibilities as necessary and assigned; such as school wide committees that assess relevancy of existing policies and makes recommendations for improvement. The position requires collaboration with departments within and outside the Hotel School (e.g. Admissions, New York State Opportunity Programs, Student Disability Services).
Bachelor's degree or equivalent; 2 to 4 years of experience or equivalent working with students in a higher education setting. Candidates for the position must demonstrate sound judgement, creativity, problem-solving, and the ability to work independently, within a team of professionals. They must have demonstrated experience with diverse student populations, and an appreciation for and understanding of a selective research university. They must have a desire to work closely with students using proven student development theory/techniques. Must be available to work occasional nights and weekends to support program goals.
A Master's degree in student development and counseling experience are preferred. Familiarity with business school education.
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