Job Number: 81372
Job Code: 4102
Job Grade: E
FTE: 100%, Non-exempt
Distinguished Careers Institute, Program Administrator
Distinguished Careers Institute
The Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute (DCI) program brings 25-35 established leaders to Stanford for a year-long program of intellectual exploration, renewal and preparation for the next phase of their lives. It provides an opportunity for highly accomplished individuals who are eager to transform themselves for roles with social impact at the local, national, and global levels. We believe that higher education can play a role for those who have already been successful in one or more career pathways and who are looking for a new direction.
The Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute (DCI) Program Administrator is currently seeking a full-time Administrative Associate to provide clerical and operational support to the DCI. A key element of the program is the formation of a new and lasting community for the participants both during their year at Stanford and beyond. To this end, the program brings the participants together frequently for seminars, colloquia, community events and other gatherings. This position provides crucial infrastructure support for these and other activities and is critical for our success in meeting our community building goals. You will schedule meetings, organize events and help oversee conferences, meetings and campus events. You will serve as a liaison for vendors and administrators on campus. You will process routine financial transactions for event expenses and reconcile the monthly expenditure statement. Are you flexible? Do you have strong organizational skills? Do you have strong customer support skills and a “can do” attitude? Then this position may be the right fit for you!
Your responsibilities include:
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
In addition, preferred requirements include:
Why Stanford is for You
Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discover and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails and museums.
Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!
How to Apply
We invite you to apply for this position by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button. To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application. Your one-page cover letter should briefly describe your background in the administrative field and provide examples of your experience with administrative processes and event planning, as well as your attention to detail, organizational skills, responsiveness and decision-making.
Location: Continuing Studies and Summer Session, California, United States
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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