Join Computing and Information Science (CIS) , the fastest growing college on campus and combine the excitement of working in a startup environment with supporting the university's research and teaching mission. Partner with faculty to secure funding to help launch their research careers and manage faculty awards supporting cutting edge research programs including artificial intelligence, human computer interaction, policy and robotics. Become a member of a talented and collaborative staff team of administrative, financial and IT professionals partnering with leadership to support this dynamic group of faculty, students and staff.
CIS was founded in recognition that computing is an essential tool in almost every scientific and scholarly discipline. It is a community of people committed to tackling some of the world's biggest challenges by working together across multiple colleges and two Cornell campuses. CIS is home to the three academic departments that power the information economy: Computer Science, Information Science and Statistics. It is known for bold new ideas expressed in deep mathematics, innovative software systems, ground breaking textbooks, inspiring curricula, imaginative experiments, and entrepreneurial and commercial impact. The synergies among faculty, researchers and students make CIS more than the sum of its parts. Student interest in computing related courses continues to fuel CIS growth in faculty, graduate students and related staffing support.
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Opportunities to network and expand skills in research administration
Working with faculty researchers, sponsors and college leadership, theResearch Administrator will influence planning and decisions, gaining diverse experience with university financial systems. The role will:
Be an enthusiastic team member partnering with faculty and leadership to enable research influencing the future of computing.
Interpret financial data and develop reports for internal and external constituents to procure and sustain funding
Develop reports and forecasts to advise leadership in managing unprecedented growth
Manage a portfolio of reports for department and college forecasting and university budget process
Serve as a member of the CIS Finance Advisory team.
Bachelor's DegreeinBusinessor a relatedfieldandfourtofiveyearsoffinancialand/oradministrativeexperienceoranequivalentcombinationofeducationandexperience.Positionrequiresdemonstratedability to:
Provide outstanding customer service and communication skills, including the ability to communicate clearly, confidently and concisely in verbal and written formats to a wide variety of constituents.
Independently plan and prioritize responsibilities to meet competing deadlines while working under pressure
in a teamenvironmentandcontributeeffectivelytoteamgoals
Visa and relocation assistance are not available with this position.
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Finance Specialist III
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