The College of Architecture, Art, and Planning is home to almost 800 students, 100 visiting and full-time faculty dedicated to the study of the art and science of the built environment, and about 60 staff members. A small and vital college in one of the nation's foremost research universities, Cornell AAP has educated many of the most influential theorists and practitioners in the country. We are committed to the belief that architecture, art, and planning are simultaneously intellectual and material practices, and that leadership in cultural production demands both expertise in a specific discipline and wide knowledge in the liberal arts.
Cornell's Ithaca campus is the physical and academic center for Cornell AAP, but given the global nature of our interests, the college has extended its reach to include permanent programs in the historic center of Rome and in what was traditionally known as lower Manhattan's financial district area in New York City. The departments offer additional extensive opportunities for international study across the globe. In Ithaca, the college spans five buildings, including Milstein Hall, historic Sibley Hall, an 8,000-square-foot digital and analog shop facility and the Fine Arts Library in Rand Hall, Tjaden Hall, and the landmarked Foundry building.
Under the day-to-day supervision of the Department Manager, the Assistant provides broad-based administrative support and project assistance for the Department of City and Regional Planning. Serve as the first line of contact and information resource, routing inquiries as appropriate to faculty members or other designated college offices or resources. Update the Department's website, assist with mass communications such as newsletters, announcements and invitations to lectures, openings and other events. Assist with production of ad-hoc departmental publications, communication pieces, and various special projects. Work cooperatively and collaboratively with department staff to ensure a productive office environment.
This position will involve contact and interaction with on-campus and off-campus constituencies, including faculty, staff, students, prospective students/parents, administrators, alumni, visitors, and vendors.
This position is a temporary position for approximately 6 months to 1 year at 20 to 25 hours per week. There is no visa sponsorship and no relocation funds for this position.
Required Qualifications: Formal training beyond a HS Diploma of six months to one year, with 2 -4 years' experience. Extensive experience with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to learn content management systems to update website information. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Demonstrated judgment and ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion. Ability to effectively handle competing priorities with overlapping deadlines.
Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with the academic environment and prior experience working with students and web content.
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