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Apply now Job no: 510264
Position type: College Work Study, Student
Location: New York
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Office/Clerical

Posting Summary:
The Community College Research Center (CCRC) is in search of an office assistant to support a variety of administrative functions at CCRC. The position requires initiative, resourcefulness, and problem-solving skills to meet the multiple needs of over fifty researchers, administrators, communication staff, and faculty members.

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University, studies community colleges because they provide critical access to postsecondary education and are uniquely positioned to promote equity and social mobility in the United States. Our mission is to conduct research that helps these institutions strengthen opportunities and improve outcomes for their students, particularly those from underserved populations.

The Community College Research Center (CCRC) is in search of an office assistant to support a variety of administrative functions at CCRC. The position requires initiative, resourcefulness, and problem-solving skills to meet the multiple needs of over fifty researchers, administrators, communication staff, and faculty members.

The position is 15-20 hours per week and begins as soon as possible. Please apply through the TC application system and include a resume and cover letter. The letter should include information such as: why you want to work at CCRC, available hours to work (include fall class schedule if known), how many hours per week you can work, and your earliest start date. CCRC is open: Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (close at 1:00 p.m. on summer Fridays). The hourly salary is competitive. Questions may be emailed to Sarah Phillips, Administrative Coordinator, phillips@tc.edu.

CCRC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that our diversity is essential to our success, and we aim to cultivate a respectful and inclusive environment where all employees are empowered to do their best work. For information about CCRC’s current research activities, mission and values, please visit ccrc.tc.columbia.edu.

Primary duties include:

  • This position will be in person.
  • Greet visitors and callers with a high degree of professionalism, route and resolve information requests, represent the Center and our research to our funders, education leaders, government liaisons, policy makers, researchers and many others.
  • Event, meeting and conference support including planning, organization, and logistics
  • Manage the maintenance and set-up of office equipment, including troubleshooting computer hardware and software issues for all staff; advise on proper usage of technology
  • Manage publications inventory.
  • Manage office inventory and order new supplies using on-line resources and Unimarket, anticipating the needs of all staff members.
  • May perform research related tasks as needed including interviews and data collection, coding, proofreading, copyediting.
  • General administrative duties including email correspondence, shipments, duplicating, data organization using spreadsheets and other means for optimal tracking and retrieval.
  • Participate in Center events.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Good judgment, reliable, resourceful, and able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Office/administrative experience
  • Experience with troubleshooting computer hardware and software problems
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Able to work during business hours and at least 3 days per week.
  • Matriculated TC degree student
  • Must have been awarded federal work-study for the term in which a work-study position is being sought
  • Must be taking at least 6 credits (or equivalent, which includes full-time equivalent offerings - HBSK 6480, CCPJ 6480, CCPX 6480, or any 8900 course).
  • Full-time TC employees are not eligible for this position.
  • Must be able to abide by the Student Confidentiality Agreement and the Student Privacy Requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in community colleges, higher education, and issues of access to and success in postsecondary education

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