Communications & Projects Manager

Columbia University

Deadline May 16, 2014
Date Posted March 24, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Columbia University

Office of the President

Communications & Projects Manager


Reporting to the Director, the Communications & Projects Manager oversees aspects of special projects, conducts research, drafts correspondence and writes briefings. The ideal candidate possesses and applies significant experience and knowledge to the completion of assignments to successfully meet complex responsibilities with a strong sense of discretion, initiative and sound decision-making skills.



Bachelors degree or its equivalent required.  Minimum three years of related experience.  Demonstrated organizational skills required.  Must be able to maintain and exercise a high degree of diplomacy and collaboration.  Confidentiality and discretion are required.  Highly proficiency in Microsoft Office with advanced computer skills, including ability to create complex spreadsheets, manage databases and generate reports.  Must have exceptional interpersonal skills appropriate to interactions with, trustees, and other senior leaders both internally and externally.  Ability to work in a high-pressure environment while managing multiple priorities required.  Must be consistently punctual and able to work flexible hours and evenings and weekends as needed.  Experience writing and researching strongly preferred.  Familiarity with higher education constituencies, structure, and administration highly desirable.


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Req. # 072695


Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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