Cornell College
  • 17-Nov-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Mt Vernon, IA, USA
  • Full Time

full benefits package


Cornell College is accepting applications for a full-time Event & Facility Coordinator, Thomas Commons and Summer Programs. This position manages the daily operations of the Thomas Commons which serves as the campus center and is open from approximately 6:30 am-midnight daily. The event & facility coordinator also coordinates room and space reservations and set-ups, oversees the Information Desk, manages information in various forms to assist campus and external parties, and supervises student employees. This position coordinates the college's summer academic and athletic programs for pre-college students to include the One Course Summer Institute, sports camps, and other programs that may be developed in the future.

Because Cornell College values diversity and strives to create a welcoming community in which all individuals are respected and included, the entire campus community is called upon to engage in dialogue around issues of difference, identity, and ideology. The college is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects our diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities, and who will excel at mentoring students who are broadly diverse. (See our diversity statement here.)

About Cornell College

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by our Ingenuity curriculum that builds on the strengths of our One Course At A Time schedule. This combination encourages the qualities of being thoughtful, original, and inventive, using the strengths of a liberal arts education to apply ideas to solve problems and meet challenges through hands-on experience in learning. Academic immersion, Division III NCAA athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from across the U.S. and worldwide. We are located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community located in the heart of the ICR Iowa region.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent. One to three years of related experience.

Preferred Skills

Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, to plan ahead and to anticipate potential problems; typing and word processing skills; knowledge of telephone etiquette and general office procedures. Capacity to learn various standard operating procedures at the College, functions of departments, and informational and reference sources; ability to update and maintain information in multiple venues including a web page. Ability to effectively and promptly respond to numerous inquiries and to interact professionally in a variety of situations (in person, on the telephone and through electronic mail). Ability to maintain confidentiality. Fine finger movement is required for typing and word processing. Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.

Application Process

The position will remain open until filled. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of three references through Cornell's online application system.

Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smokefree Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

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