Advertised Summary Job Description: The Roger Lehecka Double Discovery Center (DDC) at Columbia College works with low-income and first-generation college bound youth between the ages of 12 and 27 to ensure their high school graduation, college access & enrollment, and college persistence and completion to support productive transition into responsible adulthood. The incumbent, under guidance from the Associate Director, will assist in the daily financial and operational activities of The Double Discovery Center. This position reports to the Associate Director.
*THIS IS A GRANT-FUNDED POSITION. CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT IN THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON ONGOING SUFFICIENT FUNDING.*
General Minimum Qualifications: HS Diploma or its equivalent and minimum of 3 years of directly related experience required.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: -Demonstrated effective organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).
-Demonstrated effective project management skills, including ability to be flexible, to manage multiple projects as well as to prioritize competing and shifting demands/needs of stakeholders in a highly collaborative environment. Meet deadlines reliably.
-Strong collaborative skills as evidenced by ability to work as part of a team with a strong initiative to drive forward project goals that are data-informed.
-Demonstrated proficiency with database management; internet navigation/research; and Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, Word, etc.).
*Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends.*
**Applications submitted without a resume and cover letter will not be considered**
Preferred Qualifications: BS or Associates Degree with accounting background preferred.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_172814
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.