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Provide front-line administrative support for the Graduate Legal Studies (GLS) staff at Cornell Law School. Assist in the marketing and application processing for the Masters of Law (LLM), Doctor of the Science of Law (JSD), and Masters of Science in Legal Studies (MSLS) degrees. This includes responding to GLS applicant requests and maintaining active correspondence, and coordinating and processing all applications. Maintain GLS files, provide event support, and interface with multiple constituents including applicants, alumni, faculty, administration, and current and prospective students. Coordinate travel and recruitment activities for the Assistant Dean.
Formal training beyond a high school diploma of 6 months to 1 year and 2-4 years of experience in admissions or equivalent. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to process and track over 1,200 applications annually. Excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate with all GLS constituents, especially prospective and admitted applicants, along with organizational, planning, time management, and interpersonal skills. Ability to interact well with diverse populations. Must be able to handle high-volumes of work during peak periods and resolve problems using sound judgment. Ability to work under pressure, juggle changing priorities, and handle highly confidential information. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, website editing, and electronic communications.
Associate's degree. Prior knowledge of admissions procedures and marketing initiatives. Experience with Cornell systems and content management system databases. Proficient in PeopleSoft and ACES.
Visa sponsorship for this position is not available.
No relocation assistance available.
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University Job Title:Administrative Asst III
Pay Rate Type:Hourly
Contact Name:Liz Flint
Number of Openings:1
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