Postdoc Coordinator

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Postdoc Coordinator

Stanford University

Job Number:
84341


Stanford University, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine is seeking a Postdoc Coordinator to provide administrative or operational support with limited supervision. The Coordinator is responsible for full cycle postdoc and visiting scholar appointments procedures, visas, payroll, benefits, leaves, and will ultimately serve as the liaison for the postdoc and division to the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Student Affairs, and Bechtel International Center. Attend regular meetings held by the division and university, regarding all postdoc and/or visiting scholar related activities.




The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (PCCM) is comprised of a team of outstanding clinicians, scientists, and scholars dedicated to improving the lives of patients with serious lung disease. Our goal is to provide outstanding clinical and research training to the next generation of leaders in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. We are committed to strong clinical investigations including the evaluation of new pharmacologic agents, which offer potentially promising therapeutic benefits, as well as outcome studies which characterize clinical parameters to effect positive changes in patient care.




Duties include:


  • Act on behalf of the supervisor, department manager, or chair in regards to establishing priorities and identifying and resolving problems that are administrative in nature.
  • Compose and draft documents and correspondence for presentations, course handouts, grants, conferences, seminars, and reports. Perform substantial 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) with limited consultation, resolve calendaring conflicts, and arrange travel in compliance with unit, university, and sponsor policies.
  • Oversee and process GFS stipend and salary payments for all current postdoc and visiting scholars if applicable in a timely and accurate manner with the Graduate Financial System. Run BI GFS salary reports on a quarterly basis, conduct a thorough review of PTA assignments, and partner with the division's grant managers to resolve discrepancies. Discrepancies will require appropriate pay adjustments to be made.
  • Visa processing
  • Serve as backup to other team members as needed
*- Other duties may also be assigned





DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Strongly prefer candidates with prior Stanford Postdoc Coordinating experience.
  • GFS experience
  • Visa processing experience






EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

  • High school diploma and four years of administrative experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.




KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

  • Advanced computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications.

  • Demonstrated success in following through and completing projects.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent Strong 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.




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.




WORKING 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/.
Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4103
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: F
  • Requisition ID: 84341


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Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, 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: 8/16/2019
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