The National Center for Children in Poverty is a non-partisan public policy research center at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health that is dedicated to promoting the economic security, healthy development, and well-being of America’s low-income children and families. The Administrative Coordinator will provide support to all center staff, helping to organize and facilitate the effective functioning of the center.
- Provide center-wide support by conducting word processing, preparing EndNotes, updating the development chart on a monthly basis, coordinating the NCCP Online Book Discussion, providing PowerPoint presentation support, and assisting with other basic research tasks, when requested.
- Support the center’s online engagement and social media strategies by: (1) monitoring NCCP social media accounts and developing and posting approved tweets, Facebook posts, and blogs and (2) identifying relevant issues and people with whom the center should engage.
- Coordinate the scheduling and support the successful running of NCCP-sponsored meetings and events, which involves maintaining the center calendar, identifying and reserving meeting space, supporting meeting planning and implementation, including but not limited to: contacting hotels, pricing venues, arranging logistics, catering, and tracking expenses.
- Assist with the preparation, collection, and coordination of curriculum vitae (CVs) and biosketches for grant and other applications, when requested.
- Provide back-up coverage for the Junior Accountant, when necessary, which includes processing vouchers, requests for participant travel and business reimbursements and collecting receipts and other supporting documents.
- Perform other appropriate activities as assigned and/or requested.
- Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of relevant experience
- Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as use of Outlook, and a willingness to learn EndNotes if not already proficient
- Demonstrated experience using social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Youtube) and socal media tools to promote an organization or cause
- Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, including a strong command of grammer and English, both written and spoken
- Ability to prioritize work among multiple assignments and manage competing priorities and deadlines, exercise initiative and diplomacy, and maintain confidentiality
If interested, apply online at jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=162862
All applicants must apply through the Columbia University Jobs site. Please visit the site and search open positions for requisition number 088291. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The National Center for Children in Poverty is committed to building a culturally diverse environment