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Administrative Associate 3

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Castro Valley
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Division of Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences (DIBS) at the Stanford University School of Medicine is dedicated to research that will improve the lives and well-being of individuals with disorders of the brain and improve knowledge of healthy brain and behavioral development. DIBS research staff are dedicated to identifying biological and environmental risk factors, understanding disease pathophysiology and developmental outcomes, and developing new treatments for neurodevelopmental, neurogenetic and neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood onset. Our research studies are truly multi/interdisciplinary as they bring together experts from the fields of psychiatry, neurology, psychology, computer science, biostatistics, and genetics to explore and seek answers for complex questions related to brain-behavior relationships. The DIBS seeks a full-time Administrative Associate 3 to join our team. This position will provide administrative or operational support to the Division Director. This position will assist with overall administrative operations including research program management (IRB and grant renewals and submissions), clinical program support, and overseeing the postdoctoral and undergraduate student training program. This position will report to the Division Director, assist with overseeing and providing guidance to the Administrative Associate 2 and will work closely with the Research Finance Manager and the Imaging Lab Manager. This role is flexible for a fully on-site or hybrid schedule (preference of candidate). 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:
    • Experience in Stanford systems
    • Experience working within a fast-paced research environment
    • Comfortable working independently EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
      • Bachelors' degree 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:
            • 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 ***As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19

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