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).
Under the general direction of the Executive Director of the Smith Family Business Initiative, the Initiative Coordinator will:
Provide administrative, operational, and program support
Organize program related logistics, including status reports
Coordinate and staff events
Develop and distribute stakeholder communications, website and social media content
Update online and digital representation in a timely manner, ensuring that content is relevant and current
Provide course support.
Support leadership in the development of the annual budget and regular reforecasting process.
The Initiative Coordinator frequently interacts with students in addition to faculty, Johnson staff colleagues, alumni and external corporate & foundation contacts. This role is exposed to confidential and sensitive information.
Exceptional customer service skills and proven experience in event planning.
Must be a self-starter with the demonstrated ability to work independently while having the prudence to discern when to ask questions and seek out additional information.
Excellent oral/written communication, organizational and time management skills are essential.
Proven ability to prioritize multiple projects and work well with diverse constituents including but not limited to faculty, staff, students, vendors, and alumni.
Ability to read and comprehend policies, guidelines, protocols and ask appropriate questions when dealing with professional, and potentially sensitive, situations.
Ability to learn software programs and understand data relationships using multiple sources.
Capable of creating reports both routine and ad hoc.
Must be proficient in the use of Salesforce and MS Office Suite.
Needs to be comfortable with occasional ambiguity.
A positive and enthusiastic, outgoing nature is a must.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Previous experience at Cornell supporting an academic institute or research center a plus.
* Visa sponsorship and relocation assistance are not provided for this position.
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