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Cornell University Coordinator of Program Operations, Executive MBA Programs - SC Johnson College of Business (New York, NY) in New York City, New York

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is comprised of the university s three accredited business schools: The Hotel School, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. The College delivers undergraduate, graduate, and professional business programs creating a collaborative, comprehensive business management program that preserves the excellence of all three schools while uniting the faculty and students. The SC Johnson College of Business is one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation, with 145 research faculty and nearly 2,900 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. JCB has a collection of areas of expertise not found in any other leading institution and an unparalleled resource base from which to draw both within the College and across Cornell (including Cornell Tech).
The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, as part of the SC Johnson College of Business, delivers educational programming across seven different MBA programs with the intent of developing highly successful and ethical business leaders of the future. Relying on the pillars of performance learning, a collaborative community and Cornell s vast connections, the Johnson faculty produce students equipped to excel in the current cross-functional, collaborative, digital economy.
Among the portfolio of seven MBA programs, the Johnson Graduate School of Management offers three executive MBA programs that allow professionals the opportunity to pursue an MBA while remaining engaged in their careers. The offerings include: the Cornell Executive MBA Metro NY program, the Cornell Executive MBA Americas program delivered in partnership with Queen s University, and the Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership delivered in partnership with Weill-Cornell Medicine.
JOB SUMMARY:
The Coordinator, Operations coordinates and executes all non-academic, extracurricular event and logistical program support for the EMBA Metro NY and EMBA Americas programs. The Coordinator is heavily involved in planning activities and executing an array of logistical needs to ensure program activities and events are professional and well-managed. He/she works very closely with the Director of Operations to coordinate and manage an ongoing list of tasks. The Coordinator also interacts extensively with other members of the program staff to ensure that logistical needs are executed with precision and attention to detail.
Key responsibilities include:
* Coordinate and manage the logistical elements of each EMBA Metro NY class weekend
* Coordinate and manage the logistical elements of all EMBA Metro NY and EMBA Americas residential sessions
* Support logistical needs for one residential session in the EMBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership program which is held in Ithaca each summer
* Serve as on-site administrator for a number of EMBA Metro NY class weekends each academic year
* Serve as on-site administrator during EMBA Metro NY and EMBA Americas residential sessions
* Infrequent on-site support for EMBA Americas class weekends and special events
* Coordinate all logistical aspects of the annual EMBA graduation ceremony, the annual EMBA holiday party in New York City, and other special events
* Coordinate special events such as guest lectures and industry focused events. This includes overseeing the planning and marketing of events and being responsible for day of event operations to ensure successful event execution
* Manage and update calendar of events and programming, as well as database of industry partners, guest speakers, etc.
* Develop and manage relationships with key stakeholders at Johnson and Cornell and key vendors to support events and student related programming
* Manage budget tracking and expenses associated with all events
* Manage Programs mobile applications and social media platforms
* Maintain purchasing and inventory of books and other program materials
The Coordinator, Operations role requires superior attention to detail, a high degree of responsiveness, the ability to juggle many projects simultaneously, an ability to manage ambiguity and handle numerous last minute changes and requests, strong interpersonal relationship skills, and the ability to maintain a calm, composed, and professional demeanor during high intensity periods.
* Visa sponsorship and relocation assistance are not available for this position.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor s degree with two to four years experience or equivalent. Experience with the delivery of academic programs. Ability to work with staff colleagues, faculty, and executives at all levels. Strong event management experience. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Excellent interpersonal/communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to work effectively in a team environment. Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Experience using survey software. Ability to work frequent evenings and weekends.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Two to four years experience in a related professional / academic position including managing professional education programs. Extensive Excel capabilities and experience.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Typically lifts 20 to 50 lbs.
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UNIVERSITY JOB TITLE:Administrative Asst IV
LEVEL:D
PAY RATE TYPE:Hourly
COMPANY:Endowed
CONTACT NAME:Theresa Lynch
NUMBER OF OPENINGS:1
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