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Academic Affairs Information Specialist

Mount Vernon, IA

Job Information:

Cornell College invites applications for a part-time information specialist within the Division of Academic Affairs. This position is responsible for staffing the Old Sem Information Desk, which includes answering general questions, explaining regulations and procedures for the Registrar's Office, providing check cashing and bill payment services to students, and directing inquiries to appropriate administrative offices within Old Sem for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. In addition, the position will work primarily for the Registrar's Office, administering course evaluations, monitoring and responding to transcript requests, assisting with data entry and record maintenance, processing class attendance rosters each block, maintaining and updating websites for Academic Affairs, and coordinating office correspondence, such as enrollment and degree verifications, academic standing notices, etc. to students and parents.

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum, which allows students to learn at the speed of life with more opportunities for off-campus study, full-time internships, and research blocks. Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 18 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 renovated Thomas Commons. 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 required, with a bachelor's degree preferred. A high attention to detail, speed, and accuracy with data entry required. Basic office skills required, including computers and copy/scan machines. Knowledge of database management, Word, Excel, Access, etc. Ability to effectively communicate and interact professionally in a variety of situations, and ability to maintain confidentiality. Fine finger movement is required for typing, data entry, and filing.
The annual recurring appointment period for this position runs from August 1 to May 31 each year and will work approximately 30 hours per week.

 This position will remain open until filled, and applications will be reviewed as received.

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.

Application Instructions:

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references through Cornell's online application system by clicking the apply now button below.

Posted 11/10/17

Job ID: 29656952