Leading at the intersection of people, business, and technology, the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation and includes many areas of expertise not found in any other leading institution. The college is comprised of the university's three accredited business schools, each of which is recognized as among the best in higher education: the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, and the School of Hotel Administration. Our academic research; industry and community engagement; and undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs all reflect the future of business: flexible, collaborative, and cross-disciplinary. The college community includes 244 research faculty, 44,000 alumni, and nearly 3,300 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. The SC Johnson College of Business has an unparalleled resource base from which to draw--within the college, Cornell Tech in New York City, and Cornell University broadly.
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Our Academic Administrative Services team provides seamless administrative assistance to our faculty across our three schools and multiple campuses in Ithaca and New York City. Our New York City based team chiefly supports program and facility operations for the Johnson Executive MBA programs.
Reporting to the Manager of NYC Administration and Operations, the Coordinator will serve as a critical liaison for our NYC based degree programs for the SC Johnson College of Business. This position will primarily oversee course scheduling, event and academic program support, and administrative office operations across our 2 main locations at 570 Lexington Avenue in Manhattan and the Cornell Tech campus in Roosevelt Island. The Coordinator position will also work closely with our partner, Cornell's School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR School), at our 570 Lexington Avenue location.
The ideal candidate for the Coordinator position needs to be a multitasker who thrives in a fast-paced environment where programming, classes, and events occur daily, both through the work week and weekend. This role will act as a front-facing individual for our SC Johnson College of Business offices, so it is essential to have a service-oriented mindset and approach. Further, the Coordinator will support billing for events, programs, and courses as well as coordinating the NYC based resources needed for their successful execution. This position will frequently work with internal and external stakeholders on event logistics including AV support, any facilities and custodial needs, security/access, and their particular food and beverage needs. The ability to prioritize, coordinate, and oversee event logistics while using independent judgement to keep the Manager of NYC Administration and Operations informed of important matters is essential to the success of this position.
Bachelor's degree or an Associate's degree with 4-6 years of administrative support, event management, and/or facilities coordination experience.
Demonstrated expertise with Microsoft Office Suite and scheduling tools like Outlook. Experience with 25Live room reservation software is a plus.
Outstanding organizational skills, ability to handle sensitive information and communicate with tact and diplomacy to a wide range of internal and external constituents.
Experience that demonstrates sound judgment, creativity, problem-solving skills and ability to effectively work both independently and as a part of a team.
Excellent project management, event planning, and follow-up skills.
Superior written and oral communication skills.
Ability to analyze issues, suggest solutions, and support implemented actions in a timely manner.
Must be able to handle AV/IT troubleshooting related to events and arrange for necessary dedicated AV/IT support for high end events.
Must feel comfortable managing space rentals and overseeing office operations independently as there will be limited supervision while doing so.
Must be able to support weekend degree program operations - See work schedule/details below:
Position is primarily based at 570 Lexington Ave but typically supports Roosevelt Island campus operations on weekends.
Position will work a unique schedule every other week of Tuesday afternoons through Saturday with on-call hours scheduled on Sunday morning. The opposite week will be Monday - Friday, normal business hours. The work schedule has some flexibility but weekend support is critical and required.
The SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented identities to apply. If interested in applying we highly encourage you to include a cover letter in your application so we can better understand your interest in the position. No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance is available for this position.
Rewards & Benefits at Cornell:
This position is full-time and is eligible for benefits. Cornell has been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability and diversity initiatives. Cornell's key benefits include:
Health Care - Several plan options for medical, dental, prescription drug, and vision care coverage.
Generous Paid Time Off & Leave Provisions with flexible work options - This includes vacation time, health and personal time, holidays, and parental leave.
Retirement Plans - Employees are eligible for 403(b) plan.
Education - Options include the Employee Degree Program, taking classes to enrich your career skills, New York's 529 College Savings Program, and Cornell Children's Tuition Scholarship.
To explore the full range of Cornell Employee Benefits further follow the link: Cornell Benefits.
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