SIEPR Finance/HR Assistant



Stanford University

SIEPR Finance/HR Assistant

Job Number:
75611

The Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) is a nonpartisan economic policy research institute.

Our mission is to support research that informs economic policymaking while engaging future leaders and scholars. We share knowledge and build relationships among academics, government officials, the business community and the public.


Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description


JOB PURPOSE:
Reporting to SIEPR's Finance/HR Associate, the Finance/HR Assistant will provide critical administrative support to the SIEPR Finance Team - including institute financial transactions, all aspects of temp/casual and student hiring, and administrative support for post-award research administration. The SIEPR Finance/HR Assistant will work closely with all members of the Finance Team and have a variety of important responsibilities, including the following:

  • Verifying and processing transactions for SIEPR's department and individual PCards
  • Verifying and processing transactions for Dept Travel Cards
  • Processing institute financial transactions, including travel reimbursements, vendor payments, etc.
  • Provide administrative support such as writing brief correspondence, printing, copying, scanning, preparing and delivering mail, filing, etc.
  • Process SIEPR's undergraduate research assistant hires, timecard processing, terminations, etc.
CORE DUTIES*:
  • 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.
  • Maintain office supplies and equipment; obtain vendor quotations, as needed. Coordinate office moves.
  • May serve as the point of contact for general maintenance, health and safety, and other facility concerns within the unit(s); report any incidents or potential safety problems to appropriate representatives. Track completion of required training.
  • Maintain approved content on websites.
  • May perform human resources transactional support, e.g. time cards, I9s, and/or faculty affairs support.
  • May guide and train student and/or contingent workers including scheduling, assigning, and prioritizing workloads, setting appropriate deadlines, and reviewing work for quality and timeliness. * - Other duties may also be assigned
    Background check will be required for all final candidates.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Education & Experience:
    High school diploma and three years of administrative experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • 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. Certifications and Licenses:
    None
    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.


    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    WORK STANDARDS:
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu. STANFORD UNIVERSITY
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    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.




    Job: Administration

    Location: Dean of Research
    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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