Job title: PhD Graduate Program Coordinator – Dept. of Literatures in English – Admin. Asst. IV (Part-time)
Company: Cornell University
Job description: Cornell University 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 and/or marginalized identities to apply.
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Inclusive Excellence is a core value within the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). We expect our faculty and staff to actively contribute to fostering an academic workplace climate that is welcoming and supportive and creates a sense of belonging for all.
Working independently, under the general supervision of Director of Graduate Studies and the Department Manager, as well as in coordination with the MFA Graduate Program Coordinator, provide full range of administrative support for the department’s PhD graduate program. Serve as main department contact for PhD students (approximately 60 in residence) and backup support for MFA students. Provide information and referral to resources both within and outside the department. Working with DGS, formulate policies and procedures to facilitate resolution of graduate student issues/concerns. Advocate for the needs of students and the health of the PhD program with department leadership and Graduate School colleagues. Expedite transition between administrators (average term for DGS is 2-3 years), often exercising independent judgment regarding training and advising DGS of office procedures and protocol.
Responsibilities include graduate admissions and placement, maintaining graduate records, revision of graduate informational website pages, and both general and specialized correspondence. Provide data to the DGS for annual report. Coordinate placement process for PhD graduates. Contribute to collaborative administrative staff efforts, such as maintenance of Lyris email lists, Commencement ceremony planning, and department diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
This position is benefits eligibile, part-time (22 hours per week). Some additional/evening hours may be worked during busy times, such as the week of admissions deadlines.
Starting Pay Range: $25.44 to $27.91
Required Qualifications: Associate’s degree; 2-4 years’ related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Extensive experience with, or ability to quickly learn, Microsoft Word, Excel and FileMaker (or other database software). Strong written and verbal communication, sensitivity to difference, sound professional judgment, and a commitment to inclusion are crucial. Database maintenance and/or experience strongly desired. Experience working with a diverse student body strongly desired. Knowledge of Drupal or another content management/website management platform preferred. Familiarity with CollegeNet, Cornell Graduate School policies, and experience in an academic environment preferred.
Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, July 20th. Your complete application will include BOTH cover letter and resume. We have found it most efficient to save as one document prior to attaching. Review of applications will begin immediately with an expectation for first round interviews to be scheduled the week of July 25th.
No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance are provided for this position.
University Job Title: Administrative Asst IV
Job Family: Administration
Pay Rate Type: Hourly
Contact Name: Tara Wilder
Number of Openings: 1
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Location: Ithaca, NY
Job date: Thu, 07 Jul 2022 07:04:07 GMT
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