Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Fri Oct 11 2019 Job Description:
Budget Title: Staff Assistant (SL-2)
Binghamton University, State University of New York, is in search of an Assistant to the Director of the Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera. CICO offers courses in Beijing opera performance, Chinese music instruments, and Chinese language in the Theater, Music, and the Asian & Asian American Studies departments at Binghamton University. The institute also organizes a performance group which tours the nation. In addition, it participates in various outreach activities within the greater Binghamton community. This assistant will be responsible for event and outreach planning, performance coordination, financial management, and strategic administrative work. S/he will:
Assist the Director with strategic development, goals and objectives
Coordinate and implement CICO's major events, in conjunction with the Director
Communicate with various offices and departments on campus
Work with the Director to prepare drafts of the annual financial report and budget proposal
Work and communicate closely with the International Student and Scholar Services office to prepare visa application materials, and communicate arrivals, departures, and other visa-related needs of CICO's Chinese visiting teachers
Contact other Confucius Institutes, K-12 schools, and universities to make arrangements for performance touring
Coordinate performances, including travel arrangements, stage management, surtitle making and Power Point presentations for performances, program/poster designing, making itineraries for the performers, videotaping, and photography
Monitor and process invoices, expenses, payroll and reimbursements, and reconcile reports of activity on various financial accounts
In conjunction with University personnel, design and maintain CICO's website and maintain CICO's Facebook page with up-to-date information regarding board members and teachers, programming, and outreach events
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree
Native or near-native proficiency in English and working proficiency in Chinese
Excellent oral and writing communication skills
Ability to work efficiently, effectively, independently, and collaboratively
Willingness and ability to travel and to observe a variable schedule, including occasional weekend and evening events
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
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