Administrative Assistant, Office Of Avp For Human Resources Wanted In Ithaca

Published 2017-12-15
Expires 2019-06-14
ID #10287
Administrative Assistant, Office Of Avp For Human Resources Wanted In Ithaca
United-states, New York, Ithaca,
Published December 15, 2017

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Occupation: Administrative assistant, office of avp for human resources

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Department and Position Background
Our teams provide human resource advice, guidance, strategies, and services to the leadership,
management, and staff at Cornell University.

On our team, you will report to the Associate Vice President for Human Resources and provide administrative support, budget/financial
support, and project management to the AVP and the Sr. Director for Benefit Services and Administration.

What are Cornell's
rewards and benefits?

We hope you appreciate great benefits. Cornell receives national recognition, as an award-winning
workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives.

  • Our benefits program includes comprehensive
    health care options, access to wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, and generous retirement
  • Our leave provisions include three weeks of vacation and 12 holidays: e.g., an end-of-year winter break, from
    December 25 through New Year's Day.
  • Cornell's impressive educational benefits include tuition-free Extramural Study and Employee
    Degree Program, Tuition Aid for external education, and Cornell Children's Tuition Assistance program.

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What will you do?

As our administrative
support, you have several responsibilities. Demonstrating initiative, good judgement, and high-level professionalism and confidentiality,
you provide comprehensive, pro-active administrative support to the Associate Vice President for Human Resources and the Senior Director for
Benefit Services and Administration. You will use your uncommon service skills to create a positive, professional, collaborative setting.
You will handle complex meeting schedules, ensuring that activities and obligations occur smoothly and that the AVP and Sr. Director are
fully prepared for their daily activities. You will also manage occasional travel arrangements and travel reimbursements.

You will
draft correspondence and presentations, and collaborate with the university financial services center regarding financial transactions and
budget support.

You will also provide project management support: e.g., conducting topical research, summarizing and analyzing
information, providing recommendations, and offering advanced assistance with the development and refinement of reports.

experience will you need?

We are looking for an Associate's Degree and 6 years of experience-or an equivalent combination of
education and experience.

  • Strong communication: you are able to effectively interact with staff, university partners, and
    external vendors, in writing and verbally. We also need strong interpersonal and organizational skills. You can demonstrate clear
    communication that thoughtfully projects a helpful, positive impression. You also appropriately handle highly sensitive and confidential
  • Initiative and creative problem solving: You have the ability to work independently, take initiative, and accomplish
    tasks effectively in a dynamic environment. You creatively approach and solve problems, using sounds judgement and reasoning.

  • Strong service orientation: We seek your ability to anticipate and diplomatically resolve issues by using your remarkable customer
    service skills.
  • Affinity for technology and data: Strong analytical skills with a high degree of attention to detail. Shown talent
    in MS Office, MS Outlook, and utilization of web technologies: e.g., fluent with word processing, database management, communications,
    scheduling, and spreadsheet capabilities.

When applying through our system, please remember to attach your application
materials (Resume/Cover Letter/CV) in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the Experience section of your application, use the 'Drop
Files Here' box to manually drag document(s) into your application. For a more detailed description and instructions on how to apply online
please click here as an external candidate or rel="noopener" href=""
target="_blank">click here if you are an internal candidate. Please note: Cornell Employees must apply
through the Internal Cornell Career site.

No Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

No relocation assistance is
available for this position

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and
educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

University Job Title:

Administrative Asst V



Pay Rate Type:




Contact Name:

Sonja Baylor

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