Base Operations Manager

Location
California, United States
Posted
08 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Jan 2019
Ref
81063
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Grade: J

Duties include:

  • Lead the planning and operations for programs or functions that have significant business, regulatory and/or technical challenges requiring subject matter expertise.
  • Evaluate programs or functions, policies and procedures. Identify issues, and develop alternative solutions which may include changes to programs, policies and procedures. 
  • Review and analyze trends to advise and develop recommendations to achieve or modify the goals of the program or function.
  • Represent the program or function within the department, unit or school by committing resources and provide information and/or training. Represent the program or function at the university level and/or to external/internal stakeholders and constituencies. 
  • Manage and contribute e to the development of outreach strategy that may include relationship development, communications and compliance. 
  • May develop and/or oversee budgets; manage finances including monitoring, analyzing, forecasting, and reporting.
  • Assess training needs and may develop associated training.
  • May direct and/or supervise staff. 

* - Other duties may also be assigned

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in a science related field.
  • Familiarity with congenital heart disease and pulmonary vascular disease.
  • Firm understanding of the research process including the development and implementation of protocols.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize a project from start to finish; including data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • Experience with grant-writing and submission.
  • Experience working with healthcare professionals and physician-scientists, basic scientists and engineers. 
  • Experience with Stanford University research and administrative policies and procedures, including financial processes and oversight.
  • Good leadership, diplomacy, judgment, and decision-making skills.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities, manage shifting priorities, and handle numerous time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to accomplish goals working through formal and informal channels, with diplomacy and tactfulness.
  • Demonstrated creativity, problem solving, critical analysis, initiative, judgment and, decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and meet budget goals.
  • Demonstrated solid planning and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong relevant subject matter knowledge.
  • Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.

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.