Non-Student Short Term Casual - Commencement Coordinator
Location: New York, New York
Internal Number: 531559
Job Type: Short Term Casual
End Date if Temporary:
Hours Per Week: 35
Salary Range: $30 - $40 per hour
The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
The Commencement Coordinator (Short-Term Casual) will support the Commencement Team in the Office of the President on assigned administrative needs for the annual Commencement ceremony.
Provides administrative support related to events (excel list management, nametag development, inventory of supplies, printing and sorting materials, etc.)
Provide Commencement Day planning and coordination support including onsite arrangements
Makes deliveries and pick-ups to/from other CU departments as needed in addition to managing pick-ups from University affiliates
Organize Commencement Day preparatory materials, including volunteer gear, printouts, gift bags and staff binders
Ensure meeting and event spaces are properly set up, clean and organized
Assist in some volunteer recruitment and management
Collaborate with several University contacts and facilities on commencement week signage needs
Other duties as assigned
High School graduate or equivalency required
Flexibility for early or evening hours
Excellent customer service skills
Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills with attention to detail
Proficient in basic computer skills, i.e., word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, web sites, and creating/updating databases
Maintain confidentiality and handle themselves in a professional manner at all times
Must be responsible and dependable (i.e., report to work and/or events as scheduled)
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.