Location: Ithaca, New York
Space and Security Coordinator
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 Architecture, Art, and Planning at Cornell University (Cornell AAP) is home to nearly 1000 students, 120 faculty, and 65 staff members who come together from around the world to take up some of today's most urgent challenges and advance research, inquiry, and approaches to designing, making, and doing that build a more just and sustainable future.
A vital college at one of the nation's foremost research universities, Cornell AAP bridges fields and faculty with five departments, 20 degree programs, 18 faculty-led labs, and the Cornell Mui Ho Center for Cities, a platform for building partnerships that make change in our cities and communities nationally and internationally.
Cornell AAP's departments include Architecture, Art, and Planning, as well as the new multicollege Paul Rubacha Department of Real Estate, jointly led by the S.C. Johnson College of Business; and the multicollege Department of Design Tech, administered by Cornell AAP in partnership with Cornell Bowers CIS; Cornell Engineering; the College of Human Ecology; and Cornell Tech. The college is housed across three locations -- Ithaca, NY; New York City; and Rome, Italy -- each with world-class facilities and cutting-edge technologies.
Cornell AAP is about acts of transformation. We are committed to building a caring, inclusive, and rigorous community around our shared priorities -- Creative + Critical Practices; Sustainability + Social Impact; Design + Emerging Technologies; and the Future of Cities + Development -- that enable us to reimagine and reshape the world in radically new ways, every day.
This position serves as the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning's (AAP) lead space, event, and security coordinator (AAP). This position's primary responsibilities are as follows:
Space scheduling, review space requests and coordinate resources to meet the needs of the requester. Assist departments and Student Services in assigning courses to available spaces after they have been created and are ready for pre-booking.
Event coordination, including furniture setup and takedown, coordinate with IT Solutions on technology delivery and setup, access to spaces, ensuring events comply with state and federal regulations, and assisting with food delivery and catering.
Works with the Assistant Director and Director of Facilities to track how college spaces and other physical assets are used, assists with small projects by providing design and drafting assistance, and contributes to space planning efforts. Keeps the college's space in the university's Facility Inventory up to date.
Oversees the daily security of AAP spaces, including providing card and key access to its community as needed, implementing building hours and access levels as set by the Assistant Director, reviewing surveillance video as needed, and recommending security actions, such as the installation of additional cameras or card access hardware as needed.
Maintains a consistent service-oriented attitude when communicating and interacting with AAP faculty, staff, and students. Client feedback must be provided in a timely, accurate, and tactful manner.
Trade/Vocational/Technical School and 2 to 4 years relevant experience or equivalent combination. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of people. Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects with tight deadlines in order to satisfy the occupants as well as the project coordinators.
Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong organization and customer service skills. Demonstrate effective listening skills. Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, and general fluency working within web-based applications.
There is no visa sponsorship and no relocation funds for this position.
University Job Title:
Bldg/Facil Coord IV
Facilities & Safety Services
Pay Rate Type:
$24.17 - $28.08
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.