Senior Staff Assistant-Center for Human-aware AI (CHAI)
Rochester Institute of Technology
Location: Rochester, New York
Internal Number: 2524927
Senior Staff Assistant-Center for Human-aware AI (CHAI) 6091BRThe CHAImission is to:CHAIs goal is to propel RIT forward in the following ways: VP for Research Center for Human-aware AI
Detailed Job Description Please note-this is a part-time position-20 hours per week.
The Senior Staff Assistant will support the CHAI center operations, such as meetings, seminars, workshops, retreats, annual report, announcements, news items, budget tracking, and related tasks.
Serves as point of contact for the center director and refers questions as needed.
Schedules meetings and takes minutes.
Organizes and plans events, such as retreats, seminars and workshops, including making travel arrangements, and dealing with logistics.
Assists with creating and disseminates center materials, including annual reports, seminars, webpage updates, news stories, newsletters, news briefs and event listings.
Assists with budget updates and tracking.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Department/College Description CHAI (Center for Human-aware AI) Center To improve the quality of human life with breakthrough research in AI and to comprehensively equip future AI practitioners and scientists.
The CHAI mission is to:
Conduct transformative research on computing systems capable of tasks that ordinarily require human intelligence or enable humans to perform effectively.
Work toward the development of AI systems that are continually learning, trustworthy, and capable of solving complex tasks with minimal resources.
CHAIs goal is to propel RIT forward in the following ways:
Advance research in AI
Grow AI research output and investment at scale
Be a magnet for attracting top-tier faculty and graduate students in AI
Increase collaboration within RIT
Position RIT to participate in AIs Grand Challenges
Required Minimum Qualifications
Associate's degree or equivalent experience
Two years of office or administrative support experience.
Knowledge of software for creating documents and working with budgets.
Demonstrated ability to create high quality documents, such as annual reports. Experience with updating webpages and professional posting on social media.
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Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
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As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
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