Adm Svcs Admstr 1

Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Adm Svcs Admstr 1

Job Number:

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


The Stanford Center for Computational, Evolutionary, and Human Genomics (CEHG) has an immediate opening for an Administrative Services Administrator 1 to support world-class research in the School of Humanities and Sciences and the School of Medicine. With its beautiful 8,000 sq. ft. campus and more than 25,000 trainees and staff, Stanford is one of the

Bay Area's largest and most exciting employers. The University's mission (and soon yours) is to empower future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, groundbreaking research. The Center's programs include fellowships and grants for faculty and trainees, seminars and symposia to disseminate new insights, and outreach to the wider Bay Area community. Are you willing to learn and eager to find new ways to streamline research processes? Are you detail-oriented and capable of bringing order to a growing University department? Are you equally adept at team and solo endeavors? If so, please join us at CEHG, Stanford's hub for genomics research and collaboration. You can find out more about the Center at

CEHG is looking for an Academic Services Administrator to administer and support programs or functions under general supervision. This individual will be the face (and first in-person contact) of the organization, representing the Center at CEHG-hosted academic events such as seminars, symposia, and outreach and executing on program and event logistics. He/she will work closely with CEHG leadership (including the Directors and Executive Committee members) and current staff to maintain existing educational and funding programs. Please note: this individual will be primarily responsible for overseeing the business side of CEHG operations, including budgets, expenditures, and fellowship programs.

  • Independently implement, administer and evaluate day-to-day activities of the unit, function or program. Act as key contact.
  • Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve the goals of the program or function.
  • Analyze and interpret policies; develop, revise and implement procedures for program or function.
  • Represent the program or function within the department, unit or school. May also represent the program or function to external constituencies.
  • Organize and/or participate in outreach activities that may include communications, events, training, and/or conferences. May participate in development of budgets or oversee budgets and monitor and approve expenditures.
  • May direct staff to perform various tasks and assignments. May also supervise staff. * - Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Education & Experience:

    Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize own work and multi-task.
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
  • Relevant subject matter knowledge.
  • Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision. Certifications and Licenses: None PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally use a telephone.
  • Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.

    * - 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.

  • 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, Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.

    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: School of Humanities and Sciences
    Schedule: Full-time
    Classification Level:

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

    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.

  • Similar jobs

    Similar jobs