Stanford University, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain, & Perioperative Medicine is seeking an Administrative Associate 2 to provide administrative or operational support working under general supervision. This position will work in the Administrative Office for the department, supporting department administrative functions, as well as supporting faculty in the Division of Pediatric Anesthesia. The department is an internationally recognized center for the delivery of anesthesia, pain management, and critical care services to adults at Stanford Health Care, and for children at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. There are 180 faculty and 120 staff in the department, all contributing to the School of Medicine core mission to support research, education, and patient care.
- Respond to inquiries, and determine and take appropriate action as required. Serve as a resource regarding a defined set of policies and procedures.
- Perform duties associated with scheduling, organizing, and operating conferences, seminars, and events, including recommending vendors for services, overseeing the production and distribution of materials, coordinating logistics, and serving as liaison with internal and external vendors. Assist with event and meeting planning, scheduling and use of conference rooms, including catering and logistics for location.
- Draft and/or generate routine communications; coordinate production (formatting, copying, etc.) and dissemination of documents, such as presentations, course handouts, grant proposals, conference and seminar materials, complex reports, brochures, and displays.
- Plan and schedule calendar(s) based on consultation, resolve calendaring conflicts, and arrange travel in compliance with unit, university, and sponsor policies.
- Process and monitor routine financial transactions (i.e. travel reimbursements), which may include researching and resolving discrepancies.
- Maintain office supplies and equipment; obtain vendor quotations, as needed. Coordinate office moves. Assist with distribution of department mail and maintain inventory for supplies (office, kitchen).
- Provide badges, pagers and keys to the faculty and staff and maintain records for each.
- May guide and train student and/or contingent workers including scheduling, assigning, and prioritizing workloads, setting appropriate deadlines, and reviewing work for quality and timeliness.
- Serve as a backup Resident Rotation Coordinator.
* Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience (Required):
- High school diploma and three years of administrative experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Required):
- Proficient computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications.
- Demonstrated success in following through and completing routine tasks.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
- 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.
- 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.