Cornell University is looking for an Assistant to join the U.S. Regional Alumni Engagement Programs team in Alumni Affairs and Development.
Reporting to the Director, Diversity & U.S. Regional Alumni Engagement, the Assistant will support the charge to expand the number of alumni participating in all Cornell programs, including Regional Clubs and Associations in the U.S. and Canada as well as the Cornell Regional Club Advisor Committee.
Our division remains one of the strongest and most vibrant university alumni affairs and development programs anywhere. To find out more about us, visit https://alumni.cornell.edu/about-us/office/.
We are looking for someone to join our team who can:
* Provide excellent customer service in a fast-paced environment * Demonstrate Microsoft Office skills * Proactively problem solve * Maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality * Interact with all levels of the organization * Travel (1-2x per year) and support evening meetings on occasion
Note: Visa sponsorship not available.
We are looking for someone who has:
High School Diploma and 2 to 4 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination.
Detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to handle situations with tact and diplomacy.
Strong technology acumen, including advanced Excel skills
Proven ability to effectively collaborate in a high-performance environment.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and quickly change direction and re-prioritize.
We prefer someone who has:
An Associates or Bachelor's degree from an accredited college with two or more years of related experience.
Experience with or an aptitude and willingness to learn the following programs:iModules, PeopleSoft, CU Volunteer, Qualtrics, Zoom, and Brio.
Prior experience with diversity, social justice, intercultural competencies, and/or cross-cultural understanding.
Cornell provides exceptional benefits and receives national recognition as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. The division of Alumni Affairs and Development is committed to creating an equitable, inclusive environment for all staff.
-Typically lifts less than 10 lbs
-Limited exposure to hazards
University Job Title:
Administrative Asst III
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