Community Coordinator

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Community Coordinator

Stanford University

Job Number:
81547

Community Coordinator Job Code: 4102 Job Grade: E FTE: 100%, non-exempt, 1 Year Fixed Term Location: The Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (“the d.school”) School of Engineering, Stanford University The d.school at Stanford:
At the Stanford d.school, students and faculty from across the University come together to work together to solve problems in a human-centered and creative way. A strategic initiative of the School of Engineering, the d.school is an exceptional innovation and collaboration space at Stanford and is a thought leader and a pioneering model for design and innovation programs across the world.
The position:
The Community Coordinator acts as the first face of the d.school. We rely on them to welcome and assist our community and visitors with professionalism and a human-centered attitude. The Community Coordinator is our front-line navigator and information resource. The role requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, diplomacy, and tact. They are responsible for managing d.school spaces and supply ordering.

This role is a combination of detail-oriented work and interaction with customers and collaborators, in a fast-paced, effervescent environment. Our ideal candidate is ready to thrive in a creative and dynamic place and team where no two days are alike.

Does this role sound interesting to you? If so, we cannot wait to meet you and welcome you to our small but mighty team.
This role's responsibilities include:

  • Be the first point of contact for the d.school. Works to respond directly to inquiries and to solve problems via telephone, email, and walk-in visitors.
  • Assist with navigation and questions about classes and programs at the d.school.
  • Greet each visitor as they enter the d.school and assist with wayfinding.
  • Manage the d.school room reservations. Resolve calendaring reservation conflicts.
  • Daily work is self-directed under the guidance of the Program Manager.
  • Do a daily building audit, including resetting and restocking classrooms and studios as needed
  • Maintain vendor relationships with a wide variety of external vendors.
  • Order and stock supplies for classrooms, office, cafe, and prototyping
    To be successful in this position, you will bring:

    The position requires a self-starter with strong organizational, problem-solving and communication skills. They must have the ability to manage diverse projects and constituencies while juggling many priorities in an extremely dynamic and fast-paced environment. A successful candidate will show the following qualities:
  • Human centered attitude with a bias toward learning, doing and teaching
  • Passion for details; exceptional organizational skills and follow-through
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Sound judgment in assessing problems and making on-the-spot creative decisions
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced and sometimes loud environment
  • Self-motivated ability to move forward and work with minimal supervision
  • Strong general office skills and demonstrated skill in typical office applications: Google Drive, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, calendaring, email and common Internet applications
  • Strong work ethic, collaborative approach to teamwork, and dependability is essential
  • An honest, authentic, engaging personality, with a creative and energetic work style
    The d.school is committed to welcoming and supporting a diverse community of learners, teachers, and doers. As such, people with personal or professional experience as part of communities of color and underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
    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 along with your online application. Your one-page cover letter should briefly describe your relevant background and provide examples of your experience with attention to detail, responsiveness, and decision-making. Most importantly, tell us why you want to join our team.

    *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.


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    Location: School of Engineering, California, United States
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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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    Posted: 12/19/2018
    Application Due: 1/16/2019
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