Hot Job: Real Estate Director for Columbia University

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The position: Assistant director of the Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate at Columbia Business School

Location: New York City

Job duties: Will assist the associate director in the development and implementation of a variety of academic and outreach activities, which include programs for students, alumni, faculty and industry professionals. Will also help create and purchase marketing materials for distribution to current and potential donors. Plans and manages the logistical details for a variety of events, with specific tasks involving the coordination of invitations, the supervision of catering staffing and materials preparation.

The company: Columbia University is a well-known academic institution consisting of three undergraduate schools, 13 graduate and professional schools and a school of continuing education. The Paul Milstein Center was established in 2001 and is the home to Columbia's real estate MBA program. The focus is on capital markets, global business and entrepreneurship.

Requirements: Requires bachelor's degree and/or related experience. Must have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. The ability to interact well with faculty, staff, students and external constituents is a must. Must have good organizational skills and proficiency with computer tools such as Powerpoint, word processing programs and spreadsheets. Candidates must be highly motivated and able to work independently.

Extra perks: Columbia offers lots of great benefits, including medical/prescription/dental coverage and retirement plans. There is also transit/parking reimbursement and flexible spending accounts. However, one of their most popular perks is the tuition program. Employees and their families can take tuition-free courses at Columbia. In addition, for full-time salaried employees, the University also pays half the cost of dependents' tuition at any college or university. And there's also a program where Columbia pays a portion of the tuition costs for employees' children who attend a private elementary/middle school.

Interesting info: This position also involves acting as the central liaison with the student-run real estate club.

Other opportunities: Columbia University has a wide variety of openings, including opportunities for office staff, faculty and administrators.

Apply online here.

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