Website Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County
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With high level of initiative and discretion, the Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County Senior Administrator assists in leadership and direction for all delegated and assigned functions of the Association. As a member of the Association leadership, helps establish and recommends policies and procedures for legal and efficient Association operation and assists in decision-making process. Handles all Human Resource needs of association including coordination of search and hiring and supervision, and promotion and termination of all employees. Responsible for full range of management duties including access to confidential data and completing complex projects and reports. Acts as Grants & Contracts Manager for the association. Provides high-level assistance to Executive Director and Finance Manager in decision making regarding budget, purchasing and related areas. Fills in for the Executive Director at events and functions and serves as the point of contact for Association operations in his or her absence. Must comply with codes, policies and procedures issued by Cornell University, Cooperative Extension and Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County; primarily an administrator not an educator.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent. Associates Degree and two years transferrable functional experience is acceptable.
Familiarity with standard Human Resource procedures in business world;
Familiarity with budget preparation, cash flow tracking, reporting, compliance, financial statement preparation.
Must demonstrate the tact, judgment and flexibility to effectively relate to people in order to motivate and direct their activities;
Ability to initiate, plan, and organize work;
Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written channels;
Knowledge of secretarial and office management and basic fund accounting procedures;
Advanced computer skills, including database management;
Ability to recruit and maintain a quality administrative and/or programmatic staff;
Ability to creatively solve problems;
Ability to work as part of a team and independently;
Ability to manage long-term goals within a context of day-to-day deadlines;
Managerial skills to perform a number of varied and unrelated complex tasks using independent judgment;
Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position; personal vehicle may be necessary for business use, mileage reimbursed.
Ability to meet acceptable background check standards.
Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
Master’s Degree and five to seven years of progressively responsible office experience which includes administrative management;
Proficiency in the use of MS Excel and other MS Office products as well as web based applications;
Experience in budget preparation and management, accounts receivable/payable tracking, expense/revenue tracking, cash flow tracking, reconciliation, reporting, compliance, financial statement preparation.
Knowledge of risk management principles and practice.
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