The Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health seeks an Administrative Clerk to assist with the Academic Program. The Heilbrunn Department of Population & Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health is a vibrant department of faculty from a variety of professional backgrounds (public health, law, sociology, psychology, medicine, social work, demography) whose work focuses on domestic and global issues related to sexual and reproductive health and rights, forced migration, child and adolescent health, environmental justice, human rights, and complex health systems. This position reports to the Director of Academic Programs and the Academic Coordinator.
Administration (45%) Various administrative functions associated with: Student registration; Degree auditing (including monitoring course selection through students' program of study); Record-keeping;Program data (e.g., enrollment, student satisfaction); Course listings and waitlists; Courseworks and Canvas platforms; Scheduling, agendas and notes for committee and meetings; Provide certificate support, including planning lunch seminars, create and manage mailing lists, and assist with events; Assist with student database management
Communication (25%) Various administrative tasks to facilitate academic program communication with students; Facilitate student interactions that are more transactional in nature (e.g. signatures, waitlists); Assist with answering questions from prospective students.
Event Planning (25%) Assist with planning and organizing departmental events, including communication about the event, advertising, room reservations, ordering food and supplies, receiving deliveries, set-up, clean-up etc.
Other Related Duties as assigned (5%)
Requires two years of college or completion of secretarial school or equivalent business experience, plus a minimum of two to three years related experience. Excellent computer, interpersonal and organizational skills
Bachelor's degree preferred
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 502933
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