Cornell University's College of Engineering, the preeminent engineering school in the Ivy League, has a rich history of experimentation, innovation, and leadership. Consisting of almost 3,000 undergraduate students, 1,700 graduate students, and over 200 faculty members, Cornell Engineering is recognized as a global leader in the discovery of new knowledge and the creation of transforming inventions. Cornell Engineering students and faculty members possess an independent spirit that allows for the development of innovative interdisciplinary research, the creation of exciting new programs, and the education of students who will better the future.
The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University (CORNELL ECE) is among the largest schools in College of Engineering, and consistently ranks among the top ECE schools nationally. ECE's programs encompass digital and computer systems, embedded processors, digital signal processing, RF (wireless) systems, optical communications, atmospheric and space plasmas, energy and power engineering, solid-state electronics, integrated circuit design and fabrication, bioelectrical devices and circuits, and biomedical applications such as image processing, sensors, and signal analysis, and more.
Provide administrative assistance in a highly visible, fast-paced team environment. Provide administrative support to up to fifteen faculty members (and their visitors, postdocs and graduate students), lecturers and emeriti faculty. This includes preparing and editing correspondence, coursework, and presentations. Order supplies for offices, classes, and research labs. Photocopy exams, notes, and other materials. Update and maintain Blackboard. Must be able to anticipate faculty needs and actively seek solutions.
Manage all room and space reservation requests for Duffield Hall conference rooms, Duffield Atrium, Engineering Quad, etc. Review and approve postings for Duffield monitors. Work with Building Care, Buildings and Grounds, and Trade Assistants for events, as needed.
Assist ECE Events Coordinator with ECE and ECE student events (i.e., ECE Day, GO Team Events, MEngO Team Event, etc.) in regards to space reservations and coordination.
Formal training beyond HS of 6 months to one year with 2 to 4 years works experience. Demonstrated ability to provide support and a high level of customer service to a variety of individuals. Consistently produce accurate and on-time work. Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software. High initiative, teamwork, and enthusiasm required. Requires ability to troubleshoot and solve a variety of problems, finding appropriate help when needed. Must be proactive and service-oriented. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills essential. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with frequent interruptions is essential. Must exhibit strong work ethics and dependability. Confidentiality required.
Associates degree and 1-3 years of related experience providing administrative support in an academic environment.
Typically lifts less than 10 lbs
Normal visual concentration
Limited exposure to hazards
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