Administrative Associate

Location
Stanford
Posted
May 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Administrative Associate

Job Number:
75056

From bench-top research to international programs, the Department of Surgery provides exceptional patient care, delivers outstanding undergraduate and graduate education, and furthers the field of surgery through innovative basic science and clinical research.

As an Administrative Associate 2, you will provide administrative support to the Director of Finance and Administration in a complex academic/clinical environment in the School of Medicine. This is a position requiring accuracy, organization, initiative, flexibility, and independence. An ideal candidate would exhibit excellent time management skills, communications skills, the ability to set priorities and a passion for working with people.

Duties include:

  • Respond to inquiries, and determine and take appropriate action as required. Serve as a resource regarding a defined set of policies and procedures.

  • Perform duties associated with scheduling, organizing, and operating conferences, seminars, and events, including recommending vendors for services, overseeing the production and distribution of materials, coordinating logistics, and serving as liaison with internal and external vendors.

  • Draft and/or generate routine communications; coordinate production (formatting, copying, etc.) and dissemination of documents, such as presentations, course handouts, grant proposals, conference and seminar materials, complex reports, brochures, and displays.

  • Plan and schedule calendar(s) based on consultation, resolve calendaring conflicts, and arrange travel in compliance with unit, university, and sponsor policies.

  • Process and monitor routine financial transactions, which may include researching and resolving discrepancies.

  • May serve as the point of contact for general maintenance, health and safety, and other facility concerns within the unit.

  • May perform faculty affairs support, as needed.

    * - Other duties may also be assigned


    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

    High school diploma and three years of administrative experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

  • Proficient computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications.

  • Demonstrated success in following through and completing routine tasks.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be able work under pressure with frequent interruptions in a fast paced environment that has constantly shifting

  • Prior work experience at Stanford University and/or in higher education strongly preferred

  • Understanding of the organization of Stanford University Medical Center or similar academic medical center preferred

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.

  • Frequently sitting.

  • Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.

  • Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl.

    *- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.



    Job: Administration

    Location: School of Medicine
    Schedule: Full-time
    Classification Level:

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.






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