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Student Affairs, Foundation & Premed Administrator

Weill Cornell Medical College

New York, NY
Weill Cornell Medical College
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Position Summary

Responsible for providing administrative support to the Foundation and Pre\-Medical Academic Counselor and the Pre\-Medical Assistant Dean for Student Affairs\. This role will require coordination between foundation and premedical students, the faculty, teaching specialists and Student Affairs\.

Job Responsibilities

+ Manages the calendar of the Foundation and Pre\-medical Academic Counselor by screening and arranging appointments with the students, faculty and Teaching Specialists\.

+ Collects documents needed for the advising meetings and the P&G committee meetings such as student grades report, answer routine inquiries and manage room booking process for meetings\.

+ Communicates issues to the Academic Counselor in relation to student academic development and professionalism, coordinating between students, faculty and teaching specialists; provide guidance to students on established process and procedure\.

+ Coordinates the registration process for the MCAT registration including assigning time slots for students, compiling spread sheets with student information, room booking, corresponding with students regarding process and deadlines\.

+ Coordinates the application process of the program; disseminating applications, collect data, coordinate with faculty, schedule interviews, share tutors list with Student Affairs, informg students of assigned tutors and collect tutors time sheets\.

+ Works closely with the Academic Counselor and the Foundation Program in disseminating the information regarding the programs application process, coordinating information sessions, insurance, travel, sponsors letters and other related details\.

+ Provides support to special projects tailored for the Foundation and Pre\-medical students such as workshops, presentations and seminars\.


+ Bachelor's Degree in related field


+ 3 or more years experience in a similar administrative role

+ Advanced proficiency in MS Suite of products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

+ Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

+ Previously demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations and cultures

+ Evidence of and commitment to service\-oriented practices

+ Fluency in Arabic \(Preferred\)

+ 5 or more years experience working specifically with higher education \(Preferred\)

+ Prior experience in an international healthcare or academic environment \(Preferred\)

+ Prior experience in the Arabian Gulf region \(Preferred\)

+ Previous experience with SAP \(Preferred\)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations and cultures\.

+ Advanced level proficiency in MS Suite of products including Word, Excel and Power\-point\.

+ Must be able to demonstrate assertiveness, and the ability to be proactive\.

+ Demonstrated advanced written and oral English communication, and presentation skills\.

+ Evidence of and commitment to service\-oriented practices

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

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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