Cornell University Temporary Seasonal MPS Application Reader -INFOSCI in Ithaca, New York
Temporary Seasonal MPS Application Reader -INFOSCIAPPLYThe (Cornell Bowers CIS) is a community of people committed to tackling some of the world's biggest challenges by working together across multiple colleges and two Cornell campuses. Cornell Bowers CIS is home to the three academic departments that power the information economy: Computer Science, Information Science, and Statistics and Data Science. It also shares faculty with Cornell Tech and is a partner in the department of Computational Biology. The college is known for bold new ideas expressed in innovative software systems, groundbreaking textbooks, inspiring curricula, imaginative experiments, and entrepreneurial and commercial impact. The examines the interactions between people and technology, how technology is shaping individual lives and social groups, and how the ways that people use new technology can shape new developments. Information Science currently has around 700 students enrolled among the three colleges for our undergraduate program and approximately 200 students in the graduate programs, split between the professional master's (MPS) and PhD programs. We are looking for a seasonal applicant reader to review the applications to our Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Program. To ensure that admissions decision deadlines are met, seasonal readers must be able to review quickly, carefully, and objectively while providing thorough and detailed notes. Applicants must have a willingness and ability to apply institutional priorities in accordance with training and accept feedback and quickly adapt to suggested modifications. The strictest levels of discretion and confidentiality must be maintained. Signing a confidentiality agreement is a requirement to being hired. Familiarity with Cornell's Information Science program and the MPS program is required. This work is done between January 2024 and March 2024 for approximately 10 - 20 hours per week. Readers will conduct a comprehensive review on average of 2-4 applications per hour. Training and work will be conducted both in person and remotely via Zoom. All applications are reviewed online. Candidates must have access to a computer and reliable, high-speed internet connection, and must have access to a private, secure location in which to work. Training class to review the implications of the SCOTUS decisions to graduate admissions is a mandatory requirement before application review can begin. Cover letter required and must include the following:Area of expertise - Data Science, Interactive Technologies, Networks, Crowds & Markets or User Experience. What is your definition of information science? What will you be looking for when assessing applicants to the IS MPS program? No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance is available for this position. This is a non-benefits eligible position. Compensation is $22- $25/hour commensurate with experience.Duration of employment is from January 2024- March 2024.Work can be preformed in remotely. Required Qualifications: *Specify required minimum equivalency for education, experience, skills, information systems knowledge, etc.- Bachelor's degree in a related field.- Familiarity with Cornell's Information Science program, specifically the Masters of Professional Studies is required.- Candidates must have access to a computer and high-speed internet connection.- Must be able to spend extended periods of time reading from a computer screen.- Effective time management skills.- Strong attention to detail and ability to exercise sound judgment.- Well-developed computer skills and the ability to adapt to new technology are crucial.Preferred Qualifications:* Specify preferred specialized education, field and/or certifications.- Master's degree in a related field- Experience reading admissions applications.Familiarize yourself with Cornell's as well as the university's .University Job Title:Temporary Administrative ProfessionalsJob Family:Temporary AdministrationLevel:No Grade - AnnualPay Rate Type:SalaryPay Range:Refer to Posting LanguageRemote Option Availability:*Company:Contact Name:Darren MurphyJob Titles and Pay Ranges:Non-Union PositionsNoted pay ranges reflect the potential pay opportunity for each job profile. 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