Under the direction of the Senior Director of Annual Giving Programs, provide administrative, organizational, and operational support for the programs within Cornell Annual Giving Programs team. As a member of the Annual Giving Programs team, this person will have a broad focus on areas within the program that relate to all aspects of the program and must be able to work collaboratively as part of the team. A high degree of organization and attention to detail are necessary, as this position is responsible for managing the department budget numbers on a month-to-month basis and other program needs that require managing multiple priorities. This role will have responsibility for managing the Annual Giving 800 # line and handling a variety of requests for information from our constituents calling our offices. Excellent customer service skills are required for dealing both with external customers and internal partners. Strong interpersonal and written communication skills are also required.
Formal training beyond a High School diploma of six months to one year, with two to four years of experience, or equivalent is required. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Excellent organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and have close attention to detail. Must be able to work well with budgets and spreadsheets. Ability to set clear priorities when faced with competing demands. Strong interpersonal skills; excellent relationship building skills; and the ability to exercise diplomacy. Able to work effectively in a fast-paced, high volume office. Able to work, at an advanced level, with desktop applications, databases, networked informational systems and the Internet.
The ability to write correspondence and work with financial data and systems is strongly preferred. The ability to work, at an advanced level with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), databases (Filemaker), and networked informational systems (Peoplesoft) is strongly preferred.
-Typically lifts less than 10 lbs
-Limited exposure to hazards
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