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The Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) is one of the largest academic units within Cornell University and is home to the mechanical engineering (ME) B.S. degree program, as well as graduate programs in the fields of mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering (AE) and theoretical and applied mechanics (TAM). MAE's mission is to conduct visionary research in pursuit of the world's next great advances while providing a world-class education to tomorrow's leaders in the fields of mechanical and aerospace engineering.
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Under general direction from the Directors of Graduate Studies (3), MEng Representative, and Director of Administration, the Graduate Field Administrator is responsible for the administration and coordination of the M.Eng. and M.S./Ph.D. programs for three graduate fields: Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. The position will primarily be responsible for overseeing all academic activities relating to graduate students from initial inquiry, application, recruitment, and matriculation through graduation. Responsibility includes administration of the admissions and selection process; general orientation; administrative advising of students; records administration; preparing and updating information, materials, publications and communications related to graduate programs. Entering, maintaining, updating, analyzing, and reporting on data in related information systems. Coordinate with accounting and payroll representatives for administration of graduate student appointments. Key liaison between Graduate School, Bursar's Office, University Registrar and Engineering Student Services. Represent fields and department to college, university and other constituencies. This position must be available for work commencement weekend.
Typically lifts less than 10lbs
Close Visual Concentration
Limited exposure to hazards
Bachelors degree; one to two-years experience in student services or a related field.
Superior customer service.
Ability to handle complex and sensitive situations and data.
Ability to use a variety of software applications such as Excel, Filemaker Pro, and Brio to manage, analyze, project, and report data.
Ability to counsel and advise both faculty and students on sensitive or confidential topics.
Strong written and oral communication skills required.
Ability to take initiative, work independently, problem solve, and multi-task under tight deadlines.
Masters degree or equivalent with four or more years experience in student services or a related field.
Previous experience advising students and coordinating multiple large academic programs.
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Student Services Asst V
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