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 (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.
We are seeking an individual to provide administrative assistance in a highly visible, fast-paced team environment. You will provide administrative support to up to twenty faculty members (and their visitors, postdocs and graduate students), lecturers and emeriti faculty. This includes, but not limited to:
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.
able to anticipate faculty needs and actively seek solutions.
In addition, you will assist the ECE Events Coordinator, Assistant to Directors and Assistant Director of MEng/PhD Programs with Duffield Hall Events, ECE and ECE student events (i.e., staff and faculty retreats, holiday parties, alumni events, Electron Devices Seminars, 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 2-4 years of experience or equivalent combination.
Proficiency using Microsoft programs; Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint and internet applications.
High level of professionalism and customer service experience.
Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, self-motivation, initiative, communication skills (both written and verbal), and interpersonal skills.
Must be able to work independently while contributing to the efforts of the larger team.
Willingness to learn new software as needed.
Ability to make appropriate decisions under minimal supervision and multi-task while working under pressure.
Willingness to perform repetitive tasks such as data entry required.
The ability to respond quickly and effectively to multiple priorities and situations with a high level of initiative is critical.
Associates degree and 1 to 3 years of related experience.
Understanding of University settings desirable.
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