Please Note: By submitting your material for this position, you are becoming part of a pool of applicants interested in temporary opportunities. As a result, any direct follow-up will depend upon the specific temporary needs of the hiring unit. If in looking at other temporary positions that are posted you see specific roles that you are interested in, we recommend that you apply directly for those positions as well. A temporary opportunity may be part-time or full-time.
Depending on the position, responsibilities could include: front desk reception duties; respond to general inquiries; drafting routine correspondence; research and assemble materials for reports and presentations; order supplies; schedule and coordinate meetings using electronic calendars; coordinate travel arrangements; coordinate meetings, special events, and conferences; use of various software such as Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, FileMaker, Access, Oracle and Outlook.
Formal training beyond high school of 6 months-1 year with 2-4 years experience in an office environment or equivalent combination.Attention to detail. Strong organizational skills. Demonstrated written and oral communication skills, communicating with tact and diplomacy to a wide range of internal and external constituents. A self-directed individual who meets deadlines and anticipates needs. Ability to set priorities and manage frequent interruptions. Proven interpersonal and customer service skills. Ability to work as an effective member of a team.
Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York, is an inclusive, dynamic, and innovative Ivy League university and New York's land-grant institution. Its staff, faculty, and students impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas and best practices to further the university's mission of teaching, research, and outreach.
Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.