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To succeed in the Student Services Assistant role you will provide:
A wide range of executive administrative support to the Director of Student Services and one Associate Director
You will provide the first impression for the Office of Student Services by front line intake, assessment, and management of office clientele - students, staff, faculty, alums, parents
Assist to coordinate and prepare correspondence relating to the Peer Mentor Program, New Student Orientation, Commencement, McPherson Awards, and all pertinent ILR student organization activities.
Assist in the preparation and distribution of materials for the Academic Standards and Scholarships Committee for their regular meetings throughout the year. Help keep records of and distribute academic action notification to students via SalesForce.
Responsible for making purchases for the office
Monitor the Office of Student Services mailboxes
Enrollment management duties
In addition, if you're the right person for this opportunity you should have previous experience providing:
Excellent organizational skills to track scholarship accounts and communicate on award selections
Prepare scholarship and award payments/stipends
Coordinate the student employee hiring process, including position posting, application screening, interviewing and the selection process; responsible for training and supervising student employees, verifying and approving time cards for undergraduate student workers
For a full job description reach out to: Brenda L. Herrling, Human Resources Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org
This position is located on the Ithaca campus. During the COVID restrictions, this position will work remotely, until such time that the remote work restrictions are lifted based on University and unit guidelines.
This is a full-time, non-academic staff, benefits eligible opportunity.
No relocation assistance or visa sponsorship provided for this position.
Associates Degree and 2 - 4 years related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong written and verbal communication skills in order to communicate, with diplomacy and tact, with faculty, staff, and students
Strong interpersonal skills in order to anticipate and assist with the needs of students, faulty, and staff
Demonstrated outstanding customer service skills in order to manage high volume of traffic in a fast-paced office
Demonstrated ability of maintaining confidentiality in order to manage highly sensitive, confidential material
Excellent organizational skills in order to manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously and meet expected deadlines
Excellent Outlook calendar skills in order to oversee and manage complex calendaring and schedules
Ability to exercise discretion and make judgments independently of direct supervision
Strong attention to detail in order to plan, organize and coordinate multiple projects, manage events and special assignments
Previous experience with event planning or project coordination
Familiarity with managing budgets, financial accounts, financial transaction forms such as voucher, travel reimbursements, and financial reports
Ability to be a proactive team member in order to foster a positive and productive team environment
Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Microsoft Suite including: Word, PowerPoint and Excel and other software programs such as Access or SharePoint
Must be available to work Memorial Day weekend to participate in, and support, commencement activities. There is also a need for availability for December commencement.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
Previous experience in a high-traffic student services office
Previous coaching, delegating or supervisory experience that will aid in effectively providing guidance and delegation of work responsibilities to student employees who are hired to work in the unit
Prior experience in an academic setting working with students and faculty
Demonstrated experience working with web-based editing tools for website management
Knowledge of and experience working with social media platforms
Prior experience working with Salesforce and CollegeNet or other customer relationships management (CRM) system
Experience with Cornell policies and procedures in the areas of purchasing and accounting
Knowledge of Cornell on-line systems: KFS Dashboards, I Want Doc, Purchase Order, e-SHOP, and Travel
Experience with PeopleSoft and R25 room scheduling software
Comfort in adapting to the use of new technology
Demonstrated history and continued commitment to Cornell University's ideals and "Staff Skills for Success"
University Job Title:
Student Services Asst IV
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