Part of Alumni Affairs, the office serves as a resource for Cornell families whose children are interested in learning more about educational opportunities at Cornell. In the role you would report to the Director of Admissions Relations. A key supporting role, this position will help verify relationships reported by applicants.
Position is responsible for database management of over 2700 new undergraduate applicants each year who indicate they are descended from Cornell alumni. The information is received from the Undergraduate Admissions processing center, and is sent to the person in this position for a verification process with AAD records. A verification form is then returned to the Undergraduate Admissions processing center.
Provide administrative support including but not limited to:
Assist with verification of several thousand admissions candidates a year, through downloading of information received from University Admissions. Compile and enter additional specific data verifying the relationship indicated. Maintain records. Accuracy and attention to detail imperative.
Maintain high level of confidentiality on sensitive personal information.
Prepare and produce reports as needed for business purposes as requested by Director.
Compose standard and non-standard written correspondence to verify relationship.
Assist in meeting preparation with any other on-campus or off-campus program conducted by the Admissions Relations department.
General time frame for responsibilities:
December: daily database maintenance and new application DCA verification. 10-15 hours per week
January - first 3 weeks: Full time for DCA verification.
Late January - end of May: daily database maintenance typically 8-10 hours per week
June - October: <10 hours per week
Attention to detail, understanding confidential nature of admissions and AAD information. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Peoplesoft. Filemaker knowledge a plus, but not required. Ability to learn new software as systems change.
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