The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is comprised of the university's three accredited business schools: The Hotel School, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. The College delivers undergraduate, graduate, and professional business programs creating a collaborative, comprehensive business management program that preserves the excellence of all three schools while uniting the faculty and students. The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation, with 145 research faculty and nearly 2,900 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business has a collection of areas of expertise not found in any other leading institution and an unparalleled resource base from which to draw--both within the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and within Cornell (including Cornell Tech).
The Program Coordinator for the Parker Center for Investment Research will work closely with the Executive Director and Faculty Directors to provide programmatic assistance in support of the Center's mission and activities. The Parker Center is dedicated to training the next generation of investment professionals. Duties will include assisting the Executive Director and Faculty Directors of the Center in a combination of event planning and coordination, Cayuga Fund administration support, and the development of marketing collateral for the Center. Event planning and coordination will be a key component of the job description, including coordinating with hotels and other vendors on banquet planning, AV needs, while being mindful of budgets, as well as traveling to events (Boston and NYC) to assist with the conference registration/check in process. The Cayuga Fund is a real fund used as a platform to train students for careers in research and investment management and provides a unique experiential learning opportunity for MBA and undergraduate students who are tasked with managing the assets under management for the Cornell University endowment. The program coordinator will provide administrative support for the management of the fund which will include data entry and monitoring of the portfolio, interfacing with students to ensure they have the data they need for timely delivery of quarterly performance reports and assisting with the trading and operational processes of the fund. The coordinator will help oversee and coordinate the production of newsletters, brochures, and other marketing collateral and distribution channels for the Center and our events in conjunction with our designer and marketing department. The coordinator will also back up the administrative assistant when needed such as answering phone calls, helping to submit vendor invoices for payment, assisting MBA and undergraduate students with inquiries about Parker Center offerings, updating our website, and scheduling the Parker Center facility.
This position is part-time 20 hours a week or more depending on business needs and is not eligible for Cornell benefits. This temporary position will begin on August 1, 2019 and will continue through December 20, 2019.
Bachelor's degree with at least 2-3 years experience in the workforce
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and openness to learn other software platforms
Creativity in finding solutions to a given challenge, ability to accommodate travel for events as needed
Good organizational skills
Ability to multi-task and adapt to multiple types of responsibilities, given the Center's growing profile
Interest in/knowledge of the financial services industry.
Relocation assistance nor visa sponsorship available for this position.
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