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Undergrad Program Coordinator (Cornell/China Agricultural University)
Student Services Assistant V
Department of Food Science
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at 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.
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and home to Cornell University's second largest population of students, faculty and staff. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being. CALS is fundamentally invested in improving the lives of people, their environments and their communities both in New York state and around the world.
The Department of Food Science and the Office of Academic Programs (Student Services and Admissions) seek an individual to serve in a support role for the newly established joint undergraduate degree program in Food Science between Cornell University and China Agricultural University (CAU). This program will commence instruction in Fall 2021 and expects to enroll up to 480 undergraduate students at full capacity (120 per year). Responsibilities of this position will involve working with the CALS Registrar and Admissions on issues related to the administration of the degree program and student records, and with the Department of Food Science, the Ithaca-based Director of the dual degree program, and the Beijing based Coordinator of the dual degree program on student advising, mentoring, course management, and other administrative needs for the program faculty and students. This service will be delivered in an environment where each staff member will be expected to provide exceptional professionalism, foster collaboration, and strive for premier customer service.
Associate's degree; technical/vocational school degree; with 4-6 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of the undergraduate admission process and event planning
Proven ability to function in a multicultural environment is critical.
Working knowledge of standard office productivity software including word processing, spreadsheets (Excel), databases (Access), e-mail (Outlook), and internet access. Strong customer service skills.
Knowledge of current social media (e.g., Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn).
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple projects, demonstrate flexibility, adapt to changes and provide consistent and accurate information.
High level of initiative to anticipate needs of program and fulfill program objectives with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated computer skills and experience with report preparation and analysis.
Ability to independently coordinate programs and manage activities is essential.
Ability to provide effective academic guidance to the current and prospective students.
Ability to work under general supervision.
Excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrated accuracy in spelling and grammar
Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and integrity.
Must be available to work flexible hours in order to communicate with partners in China.
Bachelors or MS degree
Experience in student services, and working with international students
Knowledge of Chinese (Mandarin)
Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position.
Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.
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