Faculty Affairs Administrator

Location
California, United States
Posted
26 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Sep 2019
Ref
84103
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A cover letter and resume are required for full consideration.

The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Faculty Affairs Administrator position. 

About Stanford University's Hoover Institution: The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace is a public policy research center devoted to the advanced study of economics, politics, history, and political economy—both domestic and foreign—as well as international affairs. 

Founded in 1919 by Herbert Hoover before he became the thirty-first president of the United States, the Institution began as a repository of historical material gathered at the end of World War I. The library and archives have grown to be among the largest private repositories of documents on twentieth-century political and economic history. Over time the Institution expanded its mission from collecting archival material to conducting advanced research on contemporary history and economics and applying this scholarship to current public policy challenges. 

With its eminent scholars and world-renowned library and archives, the Hoover Institution seeks to improve the human condition by advancing ideas that promote economic opportunity and prosperity while securing and safeguarding peace for America and all humanity.

JOB PURPOSE:

Work under supervision following defined procedures to provide administrative support focusing on transactions and processes for faculty. Act as a local resource for the school or department on academic and faculty affairs policies and processes.

CORE DUTIES*:

  • Gather information for search initiations, search waivers, reappointments, and promotions. Collect applications, and provide administrative support to search and review committees; provide advice on process requirements.
  • Post job announcements, and distribute other outreach materials to attract candidates.
  • Coordinate all logistical aspects of candidate visits, including arranging transportation and accommodations, scheduling meetings and interviews, and processing reimbursements.
  • Gather all components of the appointment/promotion form, and organize in compliance with guidelines.
  • Maintain records documenting search, recruitment, and appointment/promotion processes.
  • Assemble and draft materials for the appointment and promotion files.
  • Process and track approved activities (e.g., sabbaticals and other leaves, resignations, retirements, FTE changes), and maintain appropriate documentation and communication.
  • Assist in coordination of visa process, as needed.

* Other duties also be assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

Associate degree and one year of experience working with administrative processes, or combination of education and relevant experience. Academic Affairs experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to track, monitor and adhere to deadlines.
  • Ability to learn university systems.
  • Experience working with databases and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to act with tact and maintain confidentiality.
  • Experience with complex schedules and planning.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety, shown through communication of safety concerns and use and promotion of safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

Certifications and Licenses:

  • None

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, frequently sitting, stand/walk, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally twist/bend/stoop/squat; reach/work above shoulders; grasp forcefully; use a telephone.
  • Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, kneel/crawl, twist/bend/stoop/squat, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 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 the job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Occasional extended hours.

WORK STANDARDS:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients as well as 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.

The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4171
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: F
  • Department URL: http://www.hoover.org