Cornell University is looking for an Assistant to join the Alumni Affairs and Development team supporting the Associate Dean and Director of Development for the College of Arts & Sciences.
Reporting to the Associate Dean, the Assistant will serve as a primary contact to this office and ensure support for all aspects of the college's fundraising and engagement goals.
The College of Arts & Sciences has over 65,000 alumni in our network. 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://as.cornell.edu/alumni.
We are looking for someone to join our team who can:
Ensure efficiency Demonstrate strong technology skills Communicate well verbally and in writing Contribute to our team's positive relationships with our colleagues, our college and our supporters Maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality Effectively manage multiple concurrent responsibilities Skillfully anticipate needs
We are looking for someone who has:
Associate's degree and 2 to 4 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination
Proven experience in complex travel and event logistics
High standards for their work products and attention to detail
Strong technology acumen, including database skills
Propensity to effectively collaborate in a high-performance environment
Proactive approach and demonstrated ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines
Strong written and verbal communication skills
We prefer someone who has:
A Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in educational training and experience
Experience working with budgets
Knowledge of Alumni Affairs and Development informational systems
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 IV
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