Associate Director, Correspondence & Briefings

Columbia University in New York

Date Posted July 24, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Columbia University

Office of the President

Associate Director, Correspondence & Briefings


Reporting to the Director, Communications & Projects, the Associate Director manages presidential correspondence and briefings including research reports, letters, and other communications in the Office of the President, as well as special projects as assigned.


Bachelors degree required.  Minimum four years of related experience.


Demonstrated organizational skills and management experience required.  Must be able to maintain and exercise a high degree of diplomacy and collaboration.  Confidentiality and discretion are required.  High 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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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.

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