Initiative Coordinator - Health Tech Collaboratory

Job Type

Full Time

Published

10/19/2018

Start Date

12/03/2018

Application Deadline

11/30/2018

Address

2 West Loop Road
New York
New York
10044
United States

Description

Cornell Tech brings together faculty, business leaders, tech entrepreneurs and students in a catalytic environment to produce visionary results grounded in significant needs that will reinvent the way we live in the digital age.


A hallmark of Cornell Tech is a rapid pace of change and growth, which serve as opportunities to pursue excellence and improvement, not merely scale. We iterate to learn quickly from our activities and to improve our programs and ways of working. We further expect our organizational structure to continue to change, given the pace of our activities and programs and our iterative learning process. We see Cornell Tech serving as a model organization for our students, demonstrating the operations of a highly effective, dynamic, information-age organization.


Cornell Tech brings together faculty, business leaders, tech entrepreneurs and students in a catalytic environment to produce visionary results grounded in significant needs that will reinvent the way we live in the digital age. Information about Cornell Tech is available at www.tech.cornell.edu.

  

This position will provide comprehensive high-level programmatic and administrative support to a new research initiative launching at Cornell Tech focused on the intersection of healthcare and technology. Reporting to the Senior Director of Administration and Finance, and working closely with the faculty Initiative Director, this position provides comprehensive program coordination support to the initiative, including facilitation of interactions with people at all levels, as well as the planning of complex meetings, programs, and events, in collaboration with the campus Events Manager. Duties include integrating content for websites and background materials, executing events and meetings, coordinating travel and reports; maintaining the initiative’s master calendar; and monitoring the Initiative’s budget. Position requires initiative, independent decision-making and a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.


This position is a one-year appointment to a full-time, benefits eligible position with opportunity for renewal based on funding availability and institutional needs. A part-time appointment is possible based on the interest of the selected candidate.


Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree required. Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in administration and/or program coordination, in a for- or non-profit organization, preferably in research-intensive higher education.


Demonstrated responsibilities supporting project management; sponsored activities policies and procedures; and knowledge and expertise in the use of various proposal and financial systems; excellent organization and communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree (including MBA or MPA) strongly preferred with five plus years’ experience in related organizations. 


When applying through our system, please remember to attach your application materials (Resume/Cover Letter/CV) in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. 

 

Hire will be contingent on background check after offer is extended. 

 

No relocation assistance is provided for this position. 

 

No Visa sponsorship is provided for this position. US Nationals and applicants with a current Visa status who do not require sponsorship will be considered for this opportunity.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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