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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 School of Operations Research and Information Engineering at Cornell is consistently placed among a handful of leading Operations Research programs worldwide. Cornell's program in Operations Research and Information Engineering is a rigorous program with approximately 225 undergraduates, 90 Master of Engineering students, and 40 Ph.D. students. ORIE focuses on fundamental principles and methods but also uses contextual learning and design experiences to integrate the science with engineering. Our educational approach emphasizes a broad mastery of core disciplinary areas including methods of optimization, applied probability modeling and statistical analysis, manufacturing systems design and operation, and systems analysis and methodology.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, detail oriented and independent self-starter to serve as an administrative assistant in our Wall St office (soon to be located at the brand new Cornell Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island!) This is a full time position through June 30, 2018 with possibility to extend to permanent.
Under the direction of the CFEM Director and the Director of Administration in Ithaca, the Administrative Assistant provides support which includes the following responsibilities:
- Coordinate all event logistics for CFEM following specified budgets
- Manage all of the building and facility related functions
- Assists with the coordination of MEng projects with Wall St companies
- Supervise a temporary office receptionist.
- Provide administrative support to the successful ongoing operations of the program including coordinating items with the Ithaca staff as needed
- Provide financial support including reconciling CFEM accounts, follow up on financial transfers, producing invoices and tracking A/R for facility rentals
This position requires periodic evening hours in order to assist with weekly seminar talks, special events and support for occasional weekend events. Must be able to anticipate staff and faculty needs and actively seek solutions. Requires the ability to work independently and take initiative. Attention to detail, verbal/ written communication skills, positive demeanor with interpersonal skills are necessary.
Typically lifts less than 10 lbs, Normal Visual Concentration, Limited exposure to hazards
Formal training beyond a HS Diploma of 6 months to 1 year; minimum of 2 years experience offering superior administrative assistance/customer service to a diverse group of people. Demonstrated success multi tasking, working well under pressure and switching between multiple priorities. Professional and confident presence. Strong communications skills, reliable and ability to work independently. Experience using Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint; email and calendar software and other common office software.
Experience working with students and/or in an academic setting.
University Job Title:Administrative Asst IV
Pay Rate Type:Hourly
Contact Name:Renee Lobdell
Number of Openings:1
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