Cornell University on behalf of The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business (CCB) has a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and a multi-year contract with Vingroup (a multi-national conglomerate headquartered in Hanoi) on behalf of VinAcademy. This contract fully funded through 2024 commits CCB to provide advisory consultant services to VinAcademy to help them create a new, private university in Vietnam. Accordingly, a staff will be required to plan, implement and administer this partnership.
The Project Coordinator will report to the Project Director in External Relations, and provide assistance to the Assistant Project Director, and the assigned academic team who will provide the advice and deliverables as mutually agreed upon in the contract.
The Project Coordinator provides overall administrative and logistical support for the Cornell-Vin University Project and coordinates the day-to-day fiscal, administrative, and operational activities of this funded project. Duties generally include providing analysis and support for projects, administrative, and general operations.
Organize and plan work activities of the Project
Implement and manage tasks in accordance with Project objectives
Assist project faculty and staff with project activities: compiling data, drafting reports, and assisting with special projects
Assists assigned faculty and team members by maintaining calendars, receiving and composing communications as correspondence, and replies to inquiries.
Drafts contracts and budgets with direction from Project Director. Processes financial documents including contracts, expense reports, invoices, etc.
Maintain project plans and produce related project reports
Initiate and maintain contact with key personnel including staff, faculty and external parties
Update the Project Director on project details and changes in a timely manner
Review pertinent correspondence, communications and other background materials on a daily basis to remain current on project and operation details
Draft routine correspondence, meeting minutes, management reports for the Project Director
Develop and maintain time schedules for staff, project events and office activities
Coordinates preparations, scheduling, logistics, and other various requirements for international travel
Maintain project files and support materials
Perform other duties as required
** This is a two-year term position.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Must have 2 to 3 years of experience or equivalent administrative experience. Must have strong interpersonal skills and effective communication skills, both written and oral.
Ability to work with individuals from across the university, as well as with key alumni and volunteers and executive staff. Demonstrated ability to work independently with little supervision. Must be able to exercise strong judgment, and conduct oneself in a professional and ethical manner. Must be able to work with highly sensitive and confidential information. Must be extremely organized and detail-oriented. Must have demonstrated ability to use computer software applications – especially excel, databases, networked informational systems and the Internet.
Able to do informational research analyze and report findings for use by the Project Director, the Cornell-Vin University Academic Advising Team, and the counterparts at VinAcademy.
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