Coordinator, Schwab Learning Center
Coordinator, Schwab Learning Center
Job Number: 75927
For full consideration please submit your application by 5pm on August 18, 2017. Note: Not all unique aspects of this job are covered by this job description Would you like to use your student service expertise to help coordinate a valuable service for students with learning differences? Then this position in the Schwab Learning Center may be the right opportunity for you! The Schwab Learning Center is proud to be part of Student Affairs, which advances student development and learning; fosters community engagement; promotes diversity, inclusion and respect; and empowers students to thrive.
Provide complex administrative or operational support with minimal supervision. May be responsible for overseeing other administrative staff or subordinates.
- Act on behalf of the supervisor, department manager, or chair regarding establishing priorities and identifying and resolving problems that are administrative in nature.
- Research and/or write background information for meetings. Participate in meetings on supervisor's behalf, inform after the fact.
- Oversee and/or perform duties associated with scheduling, organizing, and operating complex conferences, seminars, and events, including arranging with vendors for services, overseeing the production and distribution of materials, administering logistics, and managing event within budget.
- Compose and draft documents and correspondence for presentations, course handouts, grants, conferences, seminars, and reports; perform substantial research editing and fact checking. Create, maintain, modify, and/or ensure accuracy of content in various unit documents, displays, reports, brochures, social media, and/or websites.
- Plan and schedule calendar(s) without prior consultation, resolve calendaring conflicts, and arrange travel in compliance with unit, university, and sponsor policies.
- Create complex reports and spreadsheets which may utilize specialized software and systems. Make recommendations based on reports.
- Oversee and/or process a variety of complex financial transactions; produce, monitor, and reconcile budget statements; research, identify, and resolve discrepancies. May assist with capital or special equipment requests and/or vendor selection.
- Coordinate complex office moves. Plan and coordinate routine remodeling and renovations.
- Analyze and review material and extract pertinent information for briefing purposes.
- Positions at this level also include one or more of the following duties:
- In conjunction with financial lead and/or principal investigator, assist with sponsored project research proposal submissions and post award administration.
- Responsible for leading the administrative functions of a program or unit.
- Perform human resources transactional support and/or faculty affairs support.
- Serve as building coordinator.
- Oversee or supervise day-to-day work of other administrative or support staff, student and/or temporary workers, including scheduling, assigning, and prioritizing workloads, setting appropriate deadlines, reviewing work for quality, timeliness, and providing performance review input.
High school diploma and six years of administrative experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Advanced computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications.
- Proven success in following through and completing projects.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and assign work to others.
- Ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
- Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
- 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.
- Work alongside a professional group of employees to serve students with learning differences. The SLC program is a rapidly growing and fast-paced environment.
- Ability to work between offices and desks until a permanent location for the Center is established, estimated October 2017.
- 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.
- A commitment to globally shifting the paradigm of disability to a strengths-based model of learning differences and Universal Design for Learning, through education, innovation and outcomes;
- Expert staff who are compassionate and dedicated to teaching students to leverage their gifts and talents through self-awareness and research-based activities; and
- The design of innovative services, tools and programs to prepare students with learning differences to live meaningfully across the lifespan.
Location: Vice Provost for Student Affairs
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.