Postdoc Coordinator/Division Administrator
Company: Stanford University
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Stanford University is one of the world's leading teaching and
research universities. As an award-winning employer, Stanford
offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance
their careers. Rooted in a culture of excellence, innovation,
collaboration, and life-long learning, Stanford offers career
development programs, competitive pay and benefits that increase
financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. The
School of Medicine at Stanford University is seeking a Program Lead
(Administrative Associate 3) to administer and support research,
education, and community programs and functions for the Center for
Asian Health and Research (CARE). Stanford CARE's mission is to
improve the health of Asians and Asian Americans by increasing
knowledge, empowering education and positively impacting their
care. As a core member of CARE's staff team, you'll provide
administrative, operational, and programmatic support with limited
supervision. You may be responsible for leading other
administrative staff or subordinates. If you are a highly motivated
qualified individual who is looking to grow your career with one of
the world's leading teaching and research universities, then
Stanford CARE is the place for you. Join Stanford CARE and help
improve the health of Asians anywhere. 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.
- Oversee and/or perform duties associated with scheduling,
organizing, and operating complex conferences, seminars, and
events, including arranging with vendors for services, overseeing
the production and distribution of materials, administering
logistics, and managing event within budget.
- 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
- Plan and schedule calendar(s) with limited consultation,
resolve calendaring conflicts, and arrange travel in compliance
with unit, university, and sponsor policies.
- Create complex reports and spreadsheets which may utilize
specialized software and systems.
- Oversee and/or process a variety of complex financial
transactions; produce, monitor, and reconcile budget statements;
research, identify, and resolve discrepancies. May assist with
capital or special equipment requests and/or vendor selection.
- Coordinate and monitor routine maintenance services completion.
Plan and coordinate office moves and/or minor renovation
- May lead staff or supervise day-to-day work of student and/or
temporary workers, including scheduling, assigning, and
prioritizing workloads, setting appropriate deadlines, reviewing
work for quality and timeliness, and providing performance review
* The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by
positions in this job classification and are not designed to
contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all
duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and
responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs
without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level
of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as
-- DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- Fluency in Chinese, Korean or Japanese
- Bachelor's degree in a related field and 4 years of experience
in program and/or project management. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
- 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
- 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
- Ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
- Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment
in making decisions. CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
- None 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
- 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
- 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/ . WHY
STANFORD IS FOR YOU: Imagine a world without search engines or
social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ
transplants and research to cure illnesses. 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.
- Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails,
- Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing
incentives, discounts and more. Stanford is an equal employment
opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law. --- School of Medicine, Stanford,
California, United States --- School of Medicine, Stanford,
California, United States --- School of Medicine, Stanford,
California, United States 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. Stanford is an equal
employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran
status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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