Administrative Associate

Location
Stanford
Posted
Jun 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Administrative Associate

Stanford University

Job Number:
78876

We are seeking an Administrative Associate with exceptional communication, and management skills to join our growing team at Stanford University's Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC). CERC strives to lower healthcare spending in the United States by designing, pilot testing, and evaluating innovative models of care delivery. Our design work is enabled by research in areas including human factors, artificial intelligence and positive deviance. CERC is housed in the School of Medicine and prides itself in its transdisciplinary collaborations and research methods.

Reporting to the Center Manager, the Administrative Associate will provide administrative and operational support to three faculty members, as well as general support to the Center. This position is critical in supporting our mission. You will provide support to a large volume of diverse clients and perform a broad range of simultaneous duties. You should be highly organized, extremely detail oriented, and be able to multi-task with ease. In this position, you will be expected to demonstrate sound judgment, professional etiquette, and exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills. In addition to having a “can-do” attitude and pleasant demeanor, you must have excellent communication skills that will allow you to interact with a diverse group of 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.
  • 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

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.
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.

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.
Job Family: Administration
Job Series: Administrative Associate
Job Code: 4102
Grade: E
Exemption: Non-exempt
Schedule: Full-time


Job:

Location: School of Medicine, California, United States
Schedule:
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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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