The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is seeking an Administrative Associate 2 to provide administrative or operational support working under general supervision. The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition advances the treatment of pediatric gastrointestinal and liver disorders through the coordinated efforts of its patient care, research and educational activities. Gastrointestinal disease is one of the most common ailments affecting the health of infants and children worldwide. Currently, this program has 17 pediatric gastroenterologists with nationally recognized expertise through their research, teaching, and clinical programs which attracts leading candidates to their fellowship program
The Department of Pediatrics is a dynamic, stimulating place to work and because we are focused on growth and improved excellence, our staff have particularly challenging and rewarding roles.
Duties include: 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. 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, which may include researching and resolving discrepancies. Maintain office supplies and equipment; obtain vendor quotations, as needed. Coordinate office moves. May serve as the point of contact for general maintenance, health and safety, and other facility concerns within the unit(s); report any incidents or potential safety problems to appropriate representatives. Track completion of required training. Maintain approved content on websites. May perform human resources transactional support, e.g. time cards, I9s, and/or faculty affairs support. 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.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Four-year college degree preferred Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite preferred Familiarity with Adobe AEM preferred Stanford experience preferred
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.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
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.
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