Position Summary: Cornell University's College of Engineering, the preeminent engineering school in the Ivy League, has a rich history of experimentation, innovation, and leadership. Consisting of almost 3,000 undergraduate students, 1,700 graduate students, and over 200 faculty members, Cornell Engineering is recognized as a global leader in the discovery of new knowledge and the creation of transforming inventions. Cornell Engineering students and faculty members possess an independent spirit that allows for the development of innovative interdisciplinary research, the creation of exciting new programs, and the education of students who will better the future.
The Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) is one of the largest academic units within Cornell University and is home to the mechanical engineering (ME) B.S. degree program, as well as graduate programs in the fields of mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering (AE) and theoretical and applied mechanics (TAM). MAE's mission is to conduct visionary research in pursuit of the world's next great advances while providing a world-class education to tomorrow's leaders in the fields of mechanical and aerospace engineering.
This position is responsible for supporting the interdisciplinary, undergraduate student, experiential learning project teams including, but not limited to: Baja SAE, CUAUV, Formula SAE and Cornell Rocketry Team. Manage and coordinate all student team travel, team expense accounts and recruiting info sessions. Provide guidance and training on Risk Management policies and guidelines.
This position will also manage undergraduate student course enrollment, undergraduate and graduate student grading, maintenance of the course catalog for all courses in MAE, process affiliation applications for Mechanical Engineering, manage content and structure of internal student information database, and oversee department room reservations. Assist and coordinate ABET review. Responsible for maintaining department and student team WEB pages.
Assist the undergraduate coordinator with data collection and reporting, correspondence, scheduling meetings and event planning.
Typically lifts less than 10 lbs, Normal Visual Concentration, Limited exposure to hazards
Formal training of one or two years beyond high school diploma, two years of college coursework, or Associate's degree. At least four years of relevant experience is required. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the student services arena.
Excellent organization and communication skills and the ability to multi-task are also required. Exceptional customer service, positive attitude, and proactive work style must be priorities. Professionalism and confidentiality is essential to this position.
Previous experience in a student services or related field. General office experience, solid writing and computer skills with proficient, working knowledge of Outlook, Brio, Excel, Word, and FileMaker Pro, PeopleSoft, Financial Transaction Center/Kuali Systems.
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Administrative Asst IV
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