The Office of the Vice Provost of International Affairs collaborates with schools, colleges, and units across Cornell campuses to develop, support, and implement plans pertaining to the university’s international dimension and the Global Cornell initiative. The office establishes policies that promote Cornell’s global agenda and coordinates international agreements, promoting a wide range of global research collaborations and faculty and student exchanges with universities and research institutions around the globe.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Global Operations, the Global Operations Specialist (GOS) is a core member of the team and is a technologically adept multi-tasker who provides overall administrative and logistical support and coordinates day-to-day administrative and operational activities.
In this role, the Global Operations Specialist will:
Associate’s degree in business, international relations, or related field; four or more years relevant experience in high-level administrative support, to include experience in academic setting, project management, and/or fast-paced office setting. Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills. A proven ability to simultaneously manage multiple areas, projects and deadlines, along with the ability to cultivate and maintain a collaborative and effective work environment, are necessary. Building working relationships with various levels of faculty and staff required. Must be able to handle highly confidential information, and work independently, think critically, set priorities, and adapt to the changing demands of an ever-evolving department with high visibility. Shows initiative, anticipates needs, problem solves effectively, communicates in an inclusive manner. Proven ability to work effectively with individuals from a variety of cultures and backgrounds.
Technological competency and ability to learn new systems currently in use, as well as new technologies adopted in the future. Proficiency in MS Office including Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Demonstrated data entry skills/experience. Proficiency with Outlook e-mail and calendaring.
Bachelor’s degree in business, international relations, or related field with three or more years’ experience. Experience studying, living, or working outside of the United States
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