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The vision of the Cornell Center for Health Equity is to nurture durable
academic-community partnerships to develop and achieve an ambitious research
agenda, integrate community perspectives into research, and develop an
infrastructure to disseminate and implement the results of this research with
the overarching goal of achieving health equity locally, regionally, and
The Cornell Center for Health Equity responds directly to the growing need to
better understand both the root causes and the consequences of persistent
health inequity. With a robust research agenda and through academic-community
partnerships, the Center advances the science of health equity and shares
knowledge in order to reduce persistent health disadvantages at the local,
regional and national levels.
The Cornell Center for Health Equity (CCHEq) has an exciting opportunity for
a Program Coordinator to provide a broad range of administrative support
to the Center. A new position, there is opportunity to grow and develop the
role, and a chance to contribute to the center's broad efforts to eliminate
health inequities and advance health and social justice in the United States
What you will do:
Key responsibilities include:
Coordinating communication between various stakeholders for the center
including research faculty, program staff, community partners, and members
of the CCHEq student chapter across both Cornell Ithaca and Weill Medical
Planning various center-related activities and gatherings, both virtual
and in-person. These include monthly colloquia, weekly executive team
meetings, monthly leadership team meetings, periodic public-facing events,
and annual CCHEq member symposia.
Managing center grant and training programs for its members and partners
Collecting information from CCHEq members to document the work of the
center's members, programs, activities, and achievements
Working with CCHEq directors to oversee and manage the center's budget and
Facilitating collaborative relationships between other campus centers with
What you get:
Cornell receives national recognition as an award-winning workplace for our
health, wellbeing, sustainability and diversity initiatives.
Our benefits program includes comprehensive health care options, access to
wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail
brands and generous retirement contributions. We invite you to follow this
link to get more information on contract college benefits:
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Our leave provisions include three weeks of vacation and 13 holidays:
e.g., an end of year winter break, from December 25 through January 1.
Cornell's impressive educational benefits include tuition-free Extramural
Study and Employee Degree Program, tuition aid for external education, and
Cornell Children's Tuition Assistance Program.
Flexible work options
What we are looking for:
We are seeking candidates with strong communication and organizational skills.
Individuals who are self starters and who take initiative are encouraged to
apply. Requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the
ability to research and resolve problems and develop solutions. Must have
strong computer skills, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook and have a
customer service mindset
University Job Title:
Administrative Asst IV
Pay Rate Type:
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Career Navigator. The final rate of pay for the successful candidate will be
determined considering the following criteria:
Prior relevant work or industry experience.
Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
Unique applicable skills.
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