Senior Staff Assistant 7493BR Saunders College of Business SCB Student Services
Detailed Job Description Please note-this position requires being available to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed for college events
The senior staff assistant plans and coordinates recruitment and other events including orientations, open houses, information sessions, mini-conferences, and school and family visits. This position works to ensure adequate inventory of promotional items and supplies needed for events and recruitment efforts. This position is the lead administrator and resident trainer for the administration of cooperative education programs. This position maintains budget responsibilities, completes various academic assignments, such as with enrollment and pre-certification, collaborates with faculty and staff to ensure student academic progress, and provides customer service.
Plan, prepare and organize special events, including orientations, open houses, information sessions, and other Admissions, Marketing and outreach initiatives that involve faculty, staff and students.
Provide customer service to all visitors and callers to Student Services, help supervise student employees, and interface regularly with faculty, staff and students regarding academic progress.
Serve as college lead, working regularly with faculty, staff and students to complete various academic assignments and the administrative requirements for cooperative education, including enrollment and grade submissions.
Maintain budgetary responsibilities for multiple accounts, including reconciliations.
Assist with various office projects and perform other duties as assigned.
Department/College Description Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring.
As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).
Associates degree or equivalent experience
2 years' experience in an administrative role
Event planning and coordination
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong customer service skills
Detail oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects in a busy environment
Knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 114H
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the 'Great Colleges to Work For.' RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
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
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .