Student & Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. Our nearly 4,000 staff and student employees who make up SCL embrace the opportunity to represent the division and strive for excellence as we shape the Cornell student experience, one interaction at a time.
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As part of SCL, Cornell Dining is comprised of more than 30 on-campus eateries, including multiple all-access dining rooms, cafes, coffee shops, food courts, retail convenience stores, concessions stands, a restaurant and catering services. From crafting holiday-themed meals to chef surprises and dining room special events, the Cornell Dining team of more than 400 skilled culinarians and front-line associates, and 600 student employees work hard every day to offer a variety of fresh and healthy food from all over the world. Cornell Dining's mission is a commitment to Nourishing the Future: both for our guests and for our team. This is accomplished with a team-oriented and customer-service mindset, and an emphasis on training, education, professional development and career path opportunities for our entire organization.
Within Cornell Dining, the Organizational Excellence team is responsible for providing support and framework relating to culinary, wellness, quality assurance, innovation, strategic planning, training, merchandising, and new initiatives along with other programmatic changes that effect Cornell Dining. This group also plays a key role in ensuring partnerships and strong relationships remain with our supporting departments (IT, HR, Marketing, Finance and Facilities).
The Point of SaleData Entry Specialistis a support role dedicated to ensuring the accuracy and integrity of Cornell Dining's point of sale system data. Ultimately, this role serves as the key point of entry for all pricing and configuration for Cornell dining point of sales information but will work closely with all Cornell Dining, SCL Purchasing, SCL Business Services, and SCL IT to aggregate, enter & maintain changes or updates to data in dining's point of sale systems in a timely way to ensure accurate sales and accurate reporting of revenue. The Data Entry Specialist, will also need to identify, investigate, and resolve moderately complex issues, and errors that maybe submitted related to data issues or the card application and dining inventory systems. This role will also assist system end-users to understand the process or changes associated with system upgrades and procedural changes by maintaining accurate and accessible system documentation.
To be successful in this role, the Data Specialist will need to be collaborative & supportive as the works involves significant coordination between numerous retail and residential dining units. They will need to demonstrate effective and efficient communications tactics as they will spend significant time communicating to others in a variety of ways around updates, data changes and required training for end users to improve requests and understand the impact of various decisions.They must have superior attention to detail and organizational skills to ensure accuracy of data entry and maintenance as well as the ability to prioritize multiple tasks to ensure timeliness on issues or changes.
Associates degree and at least two years or relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong understanding of technology systems including MS and Point of Sales systems
Additional education and experience is always encouraged
In-depth understanding of food service industry, point of sale and campus card applications and systems helpful.
Experience with interpretation of data reports and finding inaccuracies
Experience with taxable/non-taxable data entry
No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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