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The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is comprised of the university's three accredited business schools: The Hotel School, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. The College delivers undergraduate, graduate, and professional business programs creating a collaborative, comprehensive business management program that preserves the excellence of all three schools while uniting the faculty and students. The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation, with 145 research faculty and nearly 2,900 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business has a collection of areas of expertise not found in any other leading institution and an unparalleled resource base from which to draw--both within the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and within Cornell (including Cornell Tech).
The Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management is a large and diverse School in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences which includes 44 professorial academics and 11 non-professorial academics who are internationally known scholars with training in the fields of applied economics and management science. The AEM community also includes over 700 undergraduates, 220 undergraduate minors, 100 graduate students, and 38 members of the professional and support staff.
Under general supervision, the Administrative Assistant will in a service-oriented environment, provides a high level of administrative support to faculty and academic staff to assist with their teaching, research, and service activities within the Dyson School. The incumbent in this role must be team oriented and team focused, have the ability to work independently, in addition to being an effective member of the administrative team. The ideal candidate will have the ability to promote excellence and quality in all tasks, support the goals of the organization in a professional manner and create a professional and collegial atmosphere that maintains a high level of confidentiality.
* Relocation assistance and visa sponsorship are not available for this position.
Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Providing administrative support for faculty's teaching and research
Coordinating travel and lodging arrangements for faculty, department visitors, guest speakers and other guests
Acts as a liaison between faculty, staff, students, University and external entities
Manages teaching assistants; monitors course budgets; and demonstrates proficiency in a variety of computer-based software programs and systems including, but not limited to Canvas, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Qualtrics
Collaborate closely with the Business Service Center and finance teams to ensure accurate processing of transactions
Some overtime hours may be required
Two-year degree in business or related field or equivalent, three (3) to four (4) years, of related experience
Customer service and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple projects
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Suite; Canvas
Excellent communication skills (oral and written); accuracy in spelling, grammar, proofreading, and attention to detail
Time Management (prioritization and deadline management); ability to adapt to changing priorities, situations and demands
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure with many interruptions
Ability to work well within a team of professionals
Must be flexible and receptive to new ideas and approaches
Cornell's Skills for Success
Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field
Minimum two years related experience
Prior administrative support experience in a teaching and research-based setting
Knowledge of Cornell University systems
Proficiency in survey software, such as Survey Monkey, Qualtrics, or other proficiency in database software, such as Filemaker, Microsoft Access
Experience creating and maintaining web pages.
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