Cornell University Assistant Director, Speech and Debate, Worlds Debate in Ithaca, New York
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The School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University has an immediate opening for a Teaching Support Specialist II - Assistant Director, Speech and Debate, Worlds Debate
position with the Cornell Speech and Debate Program. This position is responsible for coaching and judging for the World Parliamentary debate team, travels to 13-15 domestic and international debate tournaments, and manages all logistical duties pertaining to the Worlds Parliamentary debate team. Additionally, this position will support summer debate camps as offered.
Supports Outreach director in providing Cornell undergraduates in the society in leading debate-centered community programs.
Provides overall administrative support to co-workers and Director in the areas of budget management, tournament administration, program support, fundraising, communications, outreach and teaching duties.
More information about the ILR School can be obtained at our web site, and the Cornell Speech and Debate Program
Bachelor's degree with 2-4 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Professional manner with high level organizational skills and attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize work in a complex and dynamic environment.
Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills are required with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of people.
Independent judgement, problem solving, initiative and decision making skills are required.
Must be able to work independently while supporting the efforts of an overall team.
Ability to conduct sophisticated internet-based research with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Power Point.
Experience in event management and travel logistics.
Must have a safe driving record and valid driver's license.
Extensive travel is required.
Master's degree in a relevant field. Prior teaching experience and/or prior experience managing a speech or debate program.
Recent experience and involvement with intercollegiate forensics as a competitor and/or coach.
No relocation assistance or visa sponsorship provided for this position.
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University Job Title:Teaching Supp Spec II
Job Family:Academic Support
Pay Rate Type:Salary
Contact Name:Brenda Herrling
Number of Openings:1
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