Academic Program Assistant

Job description

Cornell College invites applications for a full-time, 10 month Academic Program Assistant for the Fine Arts within the Division of Academic Affairs. Position is 40 hours per week during the academic year from August 15 through June 15. The academic program assistant will work with faculty in the fine arts academic departments to provide administrative and clerical support. Duties will include: clerical office support, event coordination, coordination of part-time faculty and student workers, preparation of materials for publicity and programs, and other project work.

About Cornell College

Cornell College is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects its diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities. We believe in the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion that serve to enrich and strengthen our campus community.

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum, which allows students more opportunities for off-campus study, full-time internships, and research blocks. Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from nearly all 50 US states and territories, and many foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly constructed Russell Science Center. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of Iowa's Creative Corridor.


High school diploma or equivalent, and three years of related experience required. Undergraduate college degree is preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; ability to take personal/professional initiative, prioritize tasks, handle multiple demands simultaneously and to conclusion, and engage others in solutions as appropriate; ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality; knowledge of general office procedures and equipment, including the ability to use computers, copiers and printers; ability to use various office software programs, enter data and manage databases, and maintain web pages. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience and interest in the fine and performing arts.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references through Cornell's online application system.

This position will remain open until filled, and applications will be reviewed as received. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references through Cornell's online application system.

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke-free Air Act, participates in e-verify for verification of employment eligibility, and conducts background checks.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.




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Job No: 1019552
Posted: 3/13/2019
Application Due: 5/5/2019
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