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Administrative Associate 2

Company: Stanford University
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is dedicated to providing excellent patient care and outstanding education for students,
residents and fellows in the fields of orthopaedic surgery and musculoskeletal medicine. We are committed to advancing knowledge
related to the care of conditions of the musculoskeletal system through basic science and clinical research.

Our growing department is looking for a highly organized Administrative Associate II who is enthusiastic, motivated, and able to
adapt to different working styles and needs. Will support faculty with phone calls, calendaring, meetings, letters as well as Visiting
faculty appointments. This position requires an individual who works well with others, has superior verbal and written
communication skills, and is detail-oriented. The successful candidate will be able to work with little supervision on daily
assignments and must be able to take initiative in all tasks. This position will be located in Redwood City.

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.
  • Prepare final version of visiting faculty appointments incorporating suggestions from higher levels of review.
  • Assist with Residencies and fellowships including interview process, match, appointments, budget and onboarding of new
  • Provide backup to Orthopaedic Surgery and other School of Medicine staff as needed.
  • 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,
  • 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

    • 4-year degree plus a minimum of 2 years' experience or a combination thereof.
    • Academic Experience.
    • Fellowship or Residency experience.


      High school diploma and three years of administrative experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

      • 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,

            The expected pay range for this position is $58,000 to $74,000 per annum.
            Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.

Keywords: Stanford University, Redwood City , Administrative Associate 2, Administration, Clerical , Redwood City, California

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