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Associate Director, Business Operations - SIMES

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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and seven years of relevant experience in administrative and financial management, or combination of education and relevant experience.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory, planning and change management skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills. Able to influence people, solve problems, troubleshoot, think creatively and resolve conflicts.
  • Advanced financial expertise in accounting budget planning, and financial forecasting.
  • Advanced expertise in grants and contract administration.
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong knowledge of industry standards and/or regulatory requirements.
  • Strong negotiation and effective interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Advanced expertise in business and management computer applications and databases.
  • Subject matter expertise for area(s) of responsibility.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage deadlines.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Significant experience working with the federal regulations governing research and understanding the funding mechanisms for research.
  • Background in science (degree or experience in scientific support).
  • Experience in complex financial management involving multiple funding sources and navigating multiple layers of requirements.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency: Windows, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), calendar programs, e-mail programs, FrontPage, PeopleSoft and Oracle desirable.
  • Experience in managing projects from conceptual input, through writing, coordinating the work of others, and delivering a final product.
  • Experience in setting priorities and implementing them in a fluid and fast-paced environment without regular direct intervention from management.
  • Management experience in facilitating scientific research, preferably within a University environment.
  • Familiarity in the following areas is preferred: facilities/space and property management, including knowledge of relevant policies and procedures; health and safety practices and procedures.
  • Familiarity with all relevant Stanford administrative systems (such as PeopleSoft, Oracle Financials and Hyperion Planning in the Stanford environment).

Certifications and Licenses:
None 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently sitting.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds;
  • Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 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 his or her job.


WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Occasionally work evenings and weekends.
WORK STANDARDS:

  • 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.

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.


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.

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