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The Cornell Institute for Public Affairs (CIPA) trains future leaders in the field of public affairs to address the world's most complex public policy challenges with an interdisciplinary, residential Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree and an online Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) degree program.
What You Will Do
In this role you will use your web, social media and project management skills to support a broad array of functions, including: communications, course management, student and career services, and admissions. You will work closely with CIPA leaders and faculty and actively participate in the development of new programs and initiatives.
Cornell provides exceptional benefits that include professional development, wellness programs, health care options, generous paid leave provisions, 13 holidays, employee education options, a retirement program, and Children's Tuition Assistance. Cornell receives national recognition, as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. For more information on contract college benefits, see: https://hr.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/documents/benefits_overview_cc.pdf
Proactively update CIPA web site and social media
Contribute to communications projects and initiatives
Work with faculty to update course content in Canvas, ensuring accuracy and ADA compliance
Maintain database of alumni and employer contacts; track and maintain internship placements and alumni activities, produce adhoc reports
Support and provide technology assistance for CIPA admissions and student events.
Qualifications and Attributes
AA degree plus minimum 4 years' experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in graphics creation and document design using a variety of tools.
Familiar with social media engagement strategies and platforms, and web content management systems.
Strong communication (written and oral), interpersonal, and organizational skills
Self starter; creative problem solver
Strong project management skills and attention to detail
Familiar with Canvas and Zoom in educational/learning management contexts preferred
University Job Title:
Administrative Asst IV
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