Reporting to the Director of Student Services, the Student Services Coordinator will provide wide-ranging support for the Office of Student Affairs, working to enhance the student experience at VP&S across a variety of tasks.
- Working closely with the Director and Manager of Student Services, assist in the preparation for and execution of a wide array of school celebrations and signature events, including but not limited to the annual White Coat Ceremony, Transition Ceremony, Match Day events, and Commencement-related events. Assist in coordination of student and faculty prizes and honors. Assist the Manager of Student Services in management of various smaller events for various cohorts both on- and off-campus.
-Provide a range of administrative support for medical school students applying for fellowships, residency programs, and international opportunities.
-Support the Director of Student Services in the creation and distribution of a wide range of communications to be shared with students throughout the year. Proofreads and edits material for grammatical and factual accuracy.
-Management of all processes related to the assignment of lockers, scrub codes, and ID access for medical students as they move through the curriculum and various clinical experiences.
-Assists in general coordination of student programming and office activities for the Student Affairs and Medical Education teams. Serves as a general source of information to students, staff, and faculty on policies, procedures, and programs.
-Compiles, synthesizes and manipulates data. Summarizes findings and writes reports or portions of reports. Formats, proofreads, and edits correspondence, reports, grants, and other material. Assembles attachments and corresponding material. Reviews outgoing material for completeness, dates, and signatures. Composes substantive correspondence and written material.
-Additional ad hoc tasks supporting the overall team as needed.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Minimum of three years full time work experience, preferably in a high-volume, high-demand service area.
Three years of work experience in a high-volume, high-demand service area.
Experience working with college or graduate school students; experience with medical education, or experience in a clinic or hospital setting.
Evidence of strong written and verbal skills required, as is accuracy, and the ability to work under stress and to meet deadlines.
Occasional weekend and evening hours required.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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