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Job Posting ID# 65521

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Einhorn Center for Community Engagement
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300 Kennedy Hall
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Amy Kuo Somchanhmavong
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Associate Director, Global Engaged Learning Programs
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Engaged Cornell Hub
300 Kennedy Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Cornell Campus
CELT Program Assistant for Einhorn Center’s Academic Initiatives
Job Classification Level:
Level I
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Cornell Employer
Amy Kuo Somchanhmavong
Job Description:
At the Einhorn Center for Community Engagement, we are committed to advancing Cornell University’s mission through community-engaged learning, a set of practices built on partnership-based teaching, research, leadership, and scholarship. We’re inspired by the university’s deep history of public engagement and by Cornellians’ desire to tackle society’s greatest challenges. And we know that community-engaged learning (CEL) is a powerful and effective way for faculty, staff, students, and community members to learn with and from one another to make positive change. Based in the Office vice provosts for Engagement and Land-Grant Affairs and the Vice President for Student and Campus Life, staff oversee funding and development opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and their community partners. More information can be found at

CELT-Program Assistant will assist with a range of strategic, general administrative, research and facilitation support related to the Einhorn Center’s Academic initiatives and programs. In addition, the individual will assist with several areas of program development and logistical and administrative coordination that support Academic Initiatives such as the CELT-Facilitator Program, CELT-Student Travel Grant, Global Engagement Survey, Engaged College Initiatives, and others. Other responsibilities include maintaining appropriate files/documentation; letter writing/mailings; conducting research, analyzing data, and collaborating with student organizations and others as appropriate.
Required Qualifications/Skills/Experience:
Requirements: Must currently be enrolled in a Cornell undergraduate or graduate program for the 2022/23 academic year and have demonstrated written/verbal ability and strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work autonomously, take the initiative; manage multiple competing priorities; organize work, handle details, learn new subject areas, work autonomously, take the industry, manage multiple and competing preferences, class work, address details, and discover new subject areas—good organizational and communication skills. The candidate also has taken community-engaged learning courses or participated in the CELT program.

Preferred: Community work-study eligibility is strongly preferred—proficiency in a Mac environment, Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel), and Google Documents. Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and WordPress is helpful. Experience working with students in a college setting and familiarity with Cornell student life and the surrounding community preferred.
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To be determined by student and employer. The position will be based in the Engaged Cornell Hub. 5-8 hours per week during normal business hours of 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday and occasionally on weekends.
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How to Apply:
Questions about the position may be directed to Amy Kuo Somchanhmavong,, Associate Director, Global Engaged Learning Programs. If interested in applying, please email a current resumé and a brief oral or written expression of interests with the subject line “CELT Program Assistant.”
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Administrative Services
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All Majors - opportunities open to everyone
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