Location: Ithaca, New York
Program Coordinator Inclusion & Academic Excellence-CVM (Hybrid)
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is looking for an engaged and enthusiastic, and resourceful Program Coordinator to provide high-level support to the Office of Inclusion and Academic Excellence (OIAE) CVM Enrichment, Leadership, and Success Programs related course. OIAE is responsible for CVM's Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Well-Being Initiatives for all College stakeholders.
You will report to the Associate Dean for Inclusion and Academic Excellence and work with the OIAE Team and all stakeholders that engage with OIAE to have a positive experience and be successful.
The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provide day-to-day coordination of new and ongoing online and in-person OIAE initiatives and events, along with data and survey coordination under general supervision, including but not limited to the following: new and ongoing in-person and online initiatives, certificate programs, course management, summer programs coordination, Faculty engagement and development, digital asset creation, logistical arrangements, marketing, tracking participants, maintaining accurate records, analyzing data and preparing a variety of reports.
Coordinate Office of Inclusion and Academic Excellence programs, initiatives, and data:
- Manage programs, initiatives, data, meetings, calendars, room reservations and communications materials, and marketing programs and initiatives
- Coordinate application process (including checking applications for completeness, coordination of review of applications and requests for fellowship support); enter admission/rejection decisions in CollegeNET; send decision letters to students.
- Gather data to measure the success of the programs and initiatives, identify areas for improvement, and make adjustments as needed. Utilize data to determine target markets and develop a marketing strategy and materials to market programs.
- Assist with the OIAE Enrichment program, e.g. Dean's Leaders, IMSD, and HHMI-CURT program policies and procedures and ensure compliance with internal and external funding agencies (i.e., NIH, NSF, HHMI), NYSED, and Cornell.
- Communicate and distribute resources with internal and external stakeholders.
- Maintain event details for programs and projects, including events, meetings, and retreats.
- Manage the digital content and recommended posts for social media engagement related to DEI along with collaborating with marketing to capitalize on social media accounts and influencers to drive internal and external awareness and support.
- Create presentations and training materials to support DEI efforts and may also lead meetings supporting the program.
- Support the development, reporting, and forecast of metrics for DEI programs and activities along with participation in quarterly and annual reporting requirements.
- Catalog DEI articles and most current research and resources and collect and track relevant data associated with DEI initiatives, along with measuring and forecasting diversity metrics.
- Support the DEI Committees, Taskforce, Leadership Councils, and cultural giving networks, internal working groups, and staff affinity groups.
Provide administrative assistance, coordination, and support with and to the Office of Inclusion and Academic Excellence (OIAE):
- Aid with the internal and External grants, disbursement of training grant financial awards to trainees, which includes tracking training-related expenses
- Assist with the creation and collection of program evaluations, surveys, and assessments.
- Support with the meetings, uploading course materials to Canvas and identifying and scheduling rooms for courses.
- Assist in the development and implementation of recruitment strategies and participate in recruitment functions.
- Assist in the preparation of annual grant reports and submission of institutional training grants, which includes gathering data, maintaining up-to-date databases, and preparing reports as requested.
- Assist with strategic planning initiatives and implementation.
- Complete other duties as assigned.
This position is located in Ithaca, New York and will allow for the flexibility to work remotely a maximum of 1 day per week at a location of the employee's choosing within the United States after the initial training period.
- Bachelor's degree with two to four years of progressive administrative, coordination, management, and leadership experience or equivalent combination.
To be successful, you will need:
- Ability to engage with and support a diverse population of students, staff, faculty, and collaborators and be part of a dynamic and team-oriented work environment.
- "Startup Mentality" and willingness to work in an environment where creativity, hard work, learning, teamwork, and risk-taking are valued
- Ability to take ownership and pride in representing the Programs with a positive attitude in all circumstances.
- Demonstrated effective, gracious, and professional communication and presentation skills.
- Demonstrated experience in using various platforms to review and report on data and willingness to learn new technologies. Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint), CORE Technology Suite, and social media.
- High level of motivation, initiative, and aptitude to innovate, especially when driven by data and defined needs.
- Possess strong troubleshooting, professionalism, tact, excellent judgment, flexibility. and organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Excellent relationship-building, outreach, networking, and communication skills (both oral and written).
- Show initiative and demonstrate a creative and innovative approach to new projects and finding solutions with a strong ability to think critically.
- Handle delicate and confidential information with discretion.
- Be proactive and adapt to changing priorities, handle new tasks with little explanation, and effectively manage competing timelines, assignments, and projects.
- Be able to push, pull, lift or carry 20 -40 lbs.
If you have all those things, great! Here are some preferred qualifications:
- Experience interacting with Cornell's Graduate School, Bursar's office, and graduate students.
- Familiarity with university policies and procedures and Cornell systems, i.e., OBIEE, Workday, PeopleSoft (courses, classes, grades, and student advisor), CCI (course update system), ADMIT (online application system,) ACALOG (online courses of study,) OLGAA (Online Grade Adjustment Application), Qualtrics, ZOOM, and Drupal.
- We hope you appreciate great benefits. Cornell receives national recognition as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives.
- Cornell's benefits program includes comprehensive health care options, access to wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, and generous retirement contributions.
- 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.
- Cornell has been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. For more information, follow the link: Benefits at Cornell.
Working at the College of Veterinary Medicine also comes with an active Staff Council dedicated to improving the work environment and an overall welcoming community interested in helping its members be successful.
** Cover Letters are required for all position considerations.
** Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
University Job Title:
Coord Program I
Pay Rate Type:
$55,343.00 - $64,317.00
Remote Option Availability:
Number of Openings:
Job Titles and Pay Ranges:
Noted pay ranges reflect the potential pay opportunity for each job profile. The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:
Prior relevant work or industry experience
Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position
Unique applicable skills
Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
Online Submission Guidelines:
Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.
Notice to Applicants:
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. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.