Job Vacancy Undergraduate/Graduate Coordinator – Dept. of Comparative Literature – Admin. Asst. IV Cornell University

Job title: Undergraduate/Graduate Coordinator – Dept. of Comparative Literature – Admin. Asst. IV

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.

As part of the university’s , all Cornell employees are required to have and provide proof of an FDA-or WHO-authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption, regardless of their role and work location.

New hires are required to provide documentation showing full vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire’s vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn.

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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 general supervision from the department manager, the Undergraduate/Graduate Coordinator is responsible for a full-range of tasks relating to the support of an academic department. Serves as primary contact person for students and the public with responsibility for providing both written and verbal responses to inquiries. Provides administrative support to the department’s faculty – primarily the Director of Graduate Studies (DGS), Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS), as well as the Department Chair. Provides support and guidance to graduate and undergraduate students regarding their academic requirements, course selection, and processing of all forms and petitions.

Works primarily with the department chairperson in gathering, compiling, and entering course offerings into the Course interface system (CCI) for the PeopleSoft system, as well as Courses of Study (Acalog). Creates and submits all course proposals for College Educational Policy Committee (EPC) review and approval. Coordinates all aspects of the graduate search process. Assigns TAs, handles the FWS budget and courses and coordinates their EPC forms with the Knight Institute, manages the graduate funding current and projections and TA budget process, PhD academic program/funding related questions, exam scheduling/results and other required processes/paperwork.

Required Qualifications:

Associate’s Degree with 2-4 years’ relevant work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be detail-oriented and able to multi-task. Must be self-motivated with strong organizational skills, capable of setting own priorities, following through on projects, and meeting deadlines. Service oriented with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, is essential. Ability to work effectively under pressure, use judgment in accomplishing tasks which are urgent or of a sensitive or confidential nature, and balance conflicting priorities.

Experience with or ability to quickly learn:

Computer programs: FileMaker, Outlook, Word, Excel

Starting Pay Range: $25.44 – $27.91

Applications will be accepted through Thursday, July 14th. 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.

No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance are provided for this position.

University Job Title: Administrative Asst IV

Job Family: Administration

Level: D

Pay Rate Type: Hourly

Company: Endowed

Contact Name: Tara Wilder

Number of Openings: 0

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Prior relevant work or industry experience.

Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.

Unique applicable skills.

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Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university’s mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.


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Location: Ithaca, NY

Job date: Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:37:18 GMT

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