Reporting to the Director of Academic Administration, the Assistant Director will manage operations and division processes for faculty searches, post-doctoral scholar searches, and PhD support, including understanding the Provost’s Office and EOAA guidelines for searches and will assist with support staff timekeeping and scheduling. The Assistant Director will work closely with the division faculty, staff and students and will assist faculty with student hiring and timesheet approval, as needed. This individual will respond to all inquiries in a timely and efficient manner and exemplify the customer service values and standards representative of Columbia Business School. The Assistant Director will work independently and will need to exercise discretion, tact, and professionalism, particularly in acting as a liaison with certain high-level key internal and external constituents.
Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent required. Minimum of 2 years’ related experience required.
Must have demonstrated external facing customer service experience and the ability to work independently under pressure in a fast paced environment responding to many types of issues at any given time. It is required to have proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Powerpoint, Word and Outlook. The incumbent will be a self-sufficient, motivated, efficient, punctual, team member, with exceptional attention to detail and superb communication skills as this individual will work closely various high-level constituents. The incumbent must exercise tact and discretion when interacting with faculty, students, administrators, as well as leaders in academia, business, and government. Will be able to able to function independently in the role, exercising discretion, flexibility, and good judgment. Must be a proven team player, able to work cooperatively in small groups as well as independently with changing priorities and multiple responsibilities. Some early morning and evening work is required.
2+ years related experience in program and event management and planning preferred. Familiarity with web programming a plus.
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