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Associate Director of Finance and Administration (Hybrid) CSB

Company: Stanford University
Location: Stanford
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Stanford University is seeking an Associate Director of Finance and Administration (Administrative Services Administrator 3) to provide strong financial analysis, administrative, and operations related functions for the Department of Chemical and Systems Biology. The ideal candidate will demonstrate outstanding communication and relationship building skills, have an attention to details, be proactive, and multi-task with ease. The ADFA will report directly to the DFA. The department has 12 faculty, 45 graduate students, and 42 postdoctoral scholars and seeks to advance biomedical science through molecular and quantitative approaches and translate laboratory discoveries into new clinical therapies. We are one of the premier basic science departments in the country, attracting stellar graduate students and fellows who advance to positions as top scientists and academic leaders in their field.

Duties include:

  • Lead strategic planning and analysis for complex functions or programs with significant business, regulatory and/or technical challenges requiring subject matter expertise. May provide development of program or function from initial concept to implementation.
  • Manage the administration and evaluation of programs or functions. Oversee the interpretation, implementation and compliance with policies and regulations. Recommend actions and/or resolve complex issues that often span organizational boundaries.
  • Responsible for sponsored award accounting.
  • Represent the program or function at the university level and/or to external/internal stakeholders and constituencies.
  • Develop and manage outreach strategy that includes relationship development, communications, and compliance.
  • Oversee or supervise staff in the development and implementation of programs or functions.
  • May develop and/or oversee budgets; manage finances including monitoring, analyzing, forecasting, and reporting.
  • This position is based on the Stanford University campus, and the candidate will have the option of working under a hybrid work arrangement, subject to operational needs. - Other duties may also be assigned


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

    • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to influence and motivate constituencies which could span multiple organizational boundaries.
    • Demonstrated excellent planning, organizational and analytical skills.
    • Expertise with sponsored research and grant accounting.
    • Demonstrated ability to make sound business decisions using good business judgment and innovative and creative problem-solving.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage financial, organizational and staff resources.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to cultivate professional and business partnerships.
    • Relevant subject matter expertise. 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.


        May work extended hours or weekends.

        • 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, . The expected pay range for this position is $120,000 to $169,000 per annum.

          Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.

          As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply to all university employees, including those working remotely in the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff, please visit

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