Office of Sorority & Fraternity Life Program Assistant | Cornell University - Military Veterans

at Herc - Upstate New York

Ithaca, New York

Student & Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. Our nearly 4,000 staff and student employees who make up SCL embrace the opportunity to represent the division and strive for excellence as we shape the Cornell student experience, one interaction at a time. Campus and Community Engagement provides a welcoming and inclusive community that respects the individual while promoting community values. We are dedicated to supporting students in all stages of their Cornell career through student organization involvement, learning opportunities, and a multitude of leadership and engagement experiences. Campus and Community Engagement (CCE) includes a broad range of departments dedicated to enriching the student experience outside of the classroom: Campus Activities, Sorority and Fraternity Life, the Public Service Center and New Student Programs. Together with colleagues from across campus, CCE builds a community and creates co-curricular opportunities where the intrinsic value and worth of the individual is affirmed and community standards and values are upheld. These are the foundational goals of all CCE programs. The Office of Sorority & Fraternity Life (OSFL) provides support and resources to the 53 self-governed Cornell sorority and fraternity community, which is composed of over 3,000 undergraduate students. Sororities and fraternities are values-based social organizations, providing members with a community of peers, and personal growth opportunities through leadership development and service projects. Many of the organizations also offer a small residential living experience. The Program Assistant for the Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life serves as the front-line staff member for all stakeholders that interact with this office, including students, alumni, administrators, and parents. This position is responsible for effectively maintaining OSFL data (including compliance and financial records), preparing key marketing and communications, coordinating programming initiatives, and supports the self-governed sorority and fraternity judicial process . In addition, the Program Assistant provides high-level administrative and operational support to the Director and Assistant Directors of OSFL, managing multiple calendars, monitoring progress on various projects, and assisting with correspondence and general office management duties. As the front-facing staff member for the office, this individual is instrumental to representing OSFL in a professional, service-oriented manner. Success Factors The successful candidate demonstrates commitment to diversity and inclusion, and the ability to develop and build strong relationships with various stakeholders, including students, alumni, staff, parents, community members, and administrators. Excellent communication and customer service skills are necessary, as this position is involved in regular communication with several parties and in various mediums, as well as needs to act as a welcoming and knowledgeable entry point for all partners. The Program Assistant will have strong attention to detail and organization skills, to effectively manage all aspects of the operations of a busy, student-facing office at the university. The drive to take initiative and come at tasks in a proactive manner will contribute greatly to the success of this role, to meet the ever-changing and unique needs of our OSFL community. Required Qualifications: Associate degree and 2 - 4 years of relevant experience, with progressively complex responsibilities in office management, managing projects, budget management, program support, or related experiences; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated ability to provide a consistent professional and courteous service, assume responsibility for, and take leadership in performing multiple, concurrent projects and meeting tight deadlines in a fast paced, ever changing, flexible environment Excellent computer skills, including website development experience as well as with a variety of software programs such as: Campus Groups, StarRez, Microsoft Office Suite, Zoom, Constant Contact, Qualtrics, and social media Uses sound judgment in in-person and electronic communications, often involving diverse constituencies from on and off campus, in sensitive, confidential, controversial or highly visible issues. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and/or 5+ years of relevant work experience. Demonstrated success in event programming and planning. Marketing and communications experience, especially within Constant Contact or other similar systems. The ability to trouble-shoot and use creativity when addressing issues and seeking solutions. Familiarity with Greek life communities, and/or interest in working with college-age populations. Please note: This position will likely work remotely for the immediate term; the position will require work on campus in the future, dependent on campus pandemic operations. Include both resume and cover letter in your application materials, to ensure full consideration of your application for the position. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship. University Job Title: Program Assistant II Level: E Pay Rate Type: Hourly Company: Endowed Contact Name: Cutter Cramton Number of Openings: 1 Current Employees: If you currently work at Cornell University, please exit this website and log in to Workday using your Net ID and password. Select the Career icon on your Home dashboard to view jobs at Cornell. Online Submission Guidelines : Most positions at Cornell will require you to apply online and submit both a resume/CV and cover letter. You can upload documents either by "dragging and dropping" them into the dropbox or by using the "upload" icon on the application page. For more detailed instructions on how to apply to a job at Cornell, visit How We Hire on the HR website. Employment Assistance: If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University's Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity at voice (607) 255-3976, fax (607) 255-7481, or email at owdi@cornell.edu . For general questions about the position or the application process, please contact the Recruiter listed in the job posting. Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application. Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement by clicking here . This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant. EEO Statement: 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. 2020-12-01-08:00

Ithaca, New York

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