The Stanford University Graduate School of Education (GSE) is a top-ranked school of education, known for its prestigious faculty, rigorous graduate degree programs, and its impact on the quality of education across the world. The GSE is committed to developing leaders in education research, practice and policy. Our community includes over 60 faculty, 400 students, 200 staff, 8,000 alumni and countless people from the local and global communities we work with and impact. The work environment is dynamic, deadline-driven, fast-paced, and energetic. Overview CSET is one of the premier places in the country that impacts student learning and teacher retention by generating knowledge about professional development that improves instruction and school leadership. To accomplish this vision, we are hiring hard-working, highly competent professionals who enjoy making a difference in the world of education and want to be part of a collegial atmosphere.
JOB PURPOSE: Provide routine administrative or operational support working from detailed instructions.
Provide general administrative support needs for the center.
Provide efficient and timely communication and follow-up for CSET programs and program leaders.
Greet visitors and route them to appropriate individuals, answer phones, and serve as a resource on unit procedures and general inquiries.
Disseminate routine communications such as memos, notices, emails, and letters.
Perform office duties including, but not limited to, handling of incoming and outgoing mail, entering data into basic tables, reports, or spreadsheets, making copies, and monitoring and ordering of office supplies.
Track facility and/or office equipment, such as keys, vehicles, and projectors, via logs, and schedule repairs as needed.
Review invoices for accuracy, and initiate purchase requisitions.
Arrange meetings and assist with routine conferences including scheduling rooms, managing equipment, ordering meals and assembling materials.
May make travel arrangements as directed in compliance with unit, university, and sponsor policies.
Create and maintain files and filing systems.
Setup office spaces and/or support coordination of basic office moves.
May provide guidance to temporary and student employees on routine matters.
* - Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Education & Experience: High school diploma or equivalent. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Basic computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications.
Ability to follow through and complete assigned tasks.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience with Google Drive, Microsoft Office, and Adobe.
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.
Why Stanford is for You:
Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first- ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
Freedomto grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discoveryandfun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
Enviableresources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!
How to Apply :
We invite you to apply for this position by clicking on the Apply for Job button. To be considered, you must submit a resume and cover letter 1) addresses your interest in the position; 2) describes your strengths and experience in relationship to the components listed in Core Duties above, and 3) provides evidence that you understand the vision of CSET and how this position supports that vision.
This position is fixed-term through May 31, 2020, and may be renewable based on performance and funding.
Finalist must successfully complete a background check prior to working at Stanford University.
Applicants to this position must be available to work in the United States without sponsorship for 2 years or more. OPT permit holders should confirm that they are eligible to work in the US at the Stanford GSE for two years or more.
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.
Location: Graduate School of Education, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford 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.
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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu. Stanford University is an ...equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.