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Student Services & Admissions Assistant - College of Arts & Sciences - Administrative Asst III at Cornell University in ithaca, New York

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:

The Student Services & Admissions Assistant is an integral team member in the Arts & Sciences Student Services & Admissions Office, a large and dynamic unit dedicated to delivering excellent service to students, faculty and staff. The office staff support a one-stop student services model for the college's 4,600 undergraduate students from time of admission to graduation. This position provides broad-based administrative support to the areas of admissions, registrar and advising.

Serving as the first point of contact for the Student Services & Admissions Office, the assistant fosters a welcoming environment for visitors, students, faculty and staff, and delivers a consistently high level of service. Primary areas of responsibility include front desk support, student record maintenance, admissions application processing, and visitor information session support. The assistant also coordinates appointment scheduling.

This position reports to the Director of Administration/Registrar, supports and collaborates with admissions, registrar and advising colleagues, serves as a resource to department undergraduate coordinators, and partners with staff in the Undergraduate Admissions Office on visitor information session scheduling and tracking.

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

Required Qualifications: HS Diploma; more than 2 years' and less than 4 years' relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment. Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work well as part of a team, are required. Effective written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Position requires the ability to learn and use new technology software. Experience in, or ability to quickly learn a variety of standard office software (e.g., Outlook Mail, Microsoft Office Suite, FileMaker, Salesforce).

Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, August 10th. To be considered you must submit BOTH cover letter and resume. We have found it most efficient to save them as one document prior to attaching.

No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance are provided for this position.

University Job Title:

Administrative Asst III



Pay Rate Type:




Contact Name:

Tara Wilder

Number of Openings:


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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.

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