Grant and Faculty Administrator

Stanford University, School of Medicine

Grant and Faculty Administrator

  • Institution: Stanford University, School of Medicine
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Stanford, CA US
  • Website: www.stanford.edu
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Grant and Faculty Administrator

  • Stanford University, School of Medicine | Stanford, CA US
  • Hourglass IconDeadline: February 20, 2022
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Job TitleGrant and Faculty Administrator

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Administrator

Salary Range -

Location Stanford, CA US

Deadline February 20, 2022

Contact Information

Contact Name Amy Erickson

Department Department of Urology

Email amy.erickson@stanford.edu

Phone US +1 (650) 438-0874

Job Description

To apply for this job please visit careersearch.stanford.edu.

Note the following position will be based on the Stanford campus and is a hybrid (working on-site and working from home) subject to operational need.

Stanford University, School of Medicine, Department of Urology is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a Grant and Faculty Administrator job opening. The incumbent selected for this role will support multiple Urology faculty, to provide research coordination/analysis, administrative and operational support with limited supervision. Desired candidate will possess the ability to work very independently, and be capable of executing decisions with sometimes limited information. The Grant and Faculty Administrator will manage the administrative workflow, research and provide resources, assess priorities and provide guidance to team members and faculty.

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 websites.
  • 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 projects.
  • 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 input.

* – Other duties may also be assigned

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Two-year College Degree and 4 years of administrative experience.
Academic institution experience a plus.
Familiarity with the Grant Application Process.
Proficient with software systems: Stanford University eBusiness Suite, PubMed, MS Office Suite.

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.
  • 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.

WORK STANDARDS (from JDL)

  • 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.
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