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Events & Student Development Specialist

Weill Medical College of Cornell University

New York, NY
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Weill Medical College of Cornell University
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Job Title Events & Student Development Specialist

JobID 365

Location: New York, NY

Description Position Summary
Under the guidance of the Director of Student Affairs, this role promotes student development and success through planning, executing and assessing recurring learner.centered and service.oriented activities that meet the vision, goals, and objectives of the Division of Student Affairs. The Student Development Specialist will oversee the development of programs, procedures, and training that enhance student engagement and leadership development, including planning and execution of annual and special events for the Division of Student Affairs. This role also will cooperate with the Dean’s Office to enhance Alumni relations.
Job Responsibilities
+ In collaboration with the Communications Department, coordinates and manages all matters related to students and faculty participation in Doha graduation ceremony including gowns, programs, chronology of ceremony, etc.

+ Plans and coordinates the convocation luncheon and works with WCM.NY to coordinate our participation in the NY graduation ceremony.

+ Overall coordination of the Opening Ceremony .formerly White Coat ceremony. and Dean’s List dinners, etc.

+ In collaboration with the Director, plans and coordinates student orientation.

+ This includes preparation of schedules and printed materials, booking of speakers, venues and catering, student materials and resources, lists of venue, vendor and supply sources.

+ Coordinates annual MSEC.Q election process leading to the selection of the executive board and class representatives for the seven student cohorts.

+ This includes seeking nominations, setting up the voting system, tallying the results, and communicating the decisions. In collaboration with the Director, who serves as MSEC advisor and provides leadership training and mentoring to MSEC.Q representatives.

+ Mentors students in planning and developing social, recreational, and co.curricular learning activities

+ Educates students about the effective promotion of student events and activities; teaches students to create, submit, and evaluate budget proposals; assesses student program interests and trends.

+ May be asked to chaperone local events.

+ Collaborates with the Director to provide local and international community service programs; coordinates participation in HBKU and Education City.wide events; maintains internal and external contacts.

+ Arranges logistics including travel; maintains records of student participation. May be asked to chaperone international trips.

+ Collaborates with the Manager of Alumni Affairs in the Dean’s Office to enhance relationships with the WCM.Q Alumni both locally and internationally as needed.

+ Participates in on.call rotation for the Division of Student Affairs to respond to after.hours emergency situations.

+ Responsible for the development and maintenance of the Student Affairs Office policies and procedures manual for Student Activities area.

+ This position has highly variable hours that often include evenings and weekend commitments.
+ Bachelor's Degree in related field
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
+ Familiarity with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Endnote is highly desired.

+ Previously demonstrated basic proficiency in written and spoken English.

+ Proficiency .written and spoken. in Arabic.
Licenses and Certifications
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
The incumbent will spend 15.20% time in the community and may encounter extreme heat. The remainder is completed in an office environment where approximately 50% is computer based and 50% is desk or office.based.
The job requires extended and varying work hours to meet demands.
International travel may be required
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar was established in 2001 as a partnership between Cornell University and Qatar
Foundation. The first medical school in Qatar and a pioneer of coeducation at university level, WCM.Q offers an integrated program of pre.medical and medical studies leading to the Cornell University M.D. degree. Teaching is by Cornell and Weill Cornell faculty, including physicians at Hamad Medical Corporation .HMC. who hold Weill Cornell appointments.
Enrollment has grown rapidly from 25 first year pre.medical students in fall 2002 to over 200 students from more than 30 countries as we entered our sixth year of operation in September 2007.
WCM.Q is part of Weill Cornell Medical College, which was founded in New York City over 100 years ago, and shares the same mission:
+ to provide the finest education possible for medical students

+ to conduct research at the cutting edge of knowledge

+ to improve health care both now and for future generations

+ to provide the highest quality of care to the community
Weill Cornell Medicine.Qatar is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer.

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