Convocation Assistant

Teachers College Columbia University, New York, NY, Openings : 1,
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Job Description :

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The College Events Team is seeking a Convocation Assistant who will be supporting the College Events team with year-end celebration logistics and customer service.

This position begins Monday, March 4, 2024 through Friday, May 24, 2024. Hours are typically 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. or 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. with some exceptions where later evenings are required. As we approach the event date, there will be more instances of working late hours and some weekend shifts. Specifically, there will be extended hours from May 12 to May 16.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide project management of assigned portions of 2024 Convocation events.
  • Assist with the coordination of other events as requested.
  • Manage critical aspects of 2024 Teachers College Convocation events under the supervision of the College Events department.
  • Answer all emails and phone calls directed to the department and in-person inquiries from grads and their guests.
  • Staff the weekly in-person Convocation information desk on campus
  • Assist in preparing the inventory of all supplies. Pack supplies and assist with the distribution of supplies at the United Palace Theater.
  • Assist with grad lists for ticketing, communication, and outreach
  • Provide logistical support for load in, ceremonies, and load out of the United Palace Theater
  • Run errands and other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have Excel &amp customer service skills.
  • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Past customer service experience
  • Excellent administrative skills including Google Drive, Google Sheets, Docs, and Slides.

Salary Range:

$27 per hour

Work Modality:


Competitive Compensation and Benefits The salary range reflects the College’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation for the position at the time of the job posting. Salary decisions are dependent on several factors including but not limited to market and organizational considerations, experience, and qualifications of a selected candidate as well as internal and external equity. Our benefits contribute significantly to the total compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision, and supplemental insurance plans flexible and hybrid work schedules tuition remission life insurance short and long-term disability insurance an exceptional employer retirement matching program health savings accounts (HSA), flexible spending accounts (FSA), Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility, and a robust Employee Assistance Program (EAP). If you would like to request any disability related accommodations to complete the job application or to participate in the interview process, please email:oasid@tc.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Teachers College is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community and to providing equal opportunity in employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or gender expression), religion, creed, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Last Date For Apply: 2024-06-12 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEApply Here