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Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and four years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced proficiency in business applications, such as Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial systems; internet and computer literacy.

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Familiarity with University financial systems (Oracle Financials, OBI) highly desired.

  • Knowledge of fundraising and general knowledge of University and hospitals helpful.

  • Experience with software testing, including creating test plans and reporting bugs desired.

  • Strong communication skills, including ability to prepare materials for and clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences and client groups.

  • Ability to guard confidential information is essential.

Demonstrated proficiency in the following areas desired:

  • Analytic problem solving: able to use a systematic approach in solving problems through analysis of issue and evaluation of alternate solutions.

  • Decision making and problem solving: able to take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgement and a realistic understanding of issues.

  • Commitment to task: able to start and persist with specific courses of action while exhibiting high motivation and a sense of urgency. Willing to commit to additional hours of work during time sensitive periods in order to reach goals.

  • Communication: able to clearly present information through the spoken work; influence or persuade others through oral presentation in positive or negative circumstances; listen well. Able to effectively communicate to others regardless of their status or position.

  • Tolerance of ambiguity: the ability to multitask and flourish in a high volume deadline-sensitive office. Able to deal with unresolved situations, frequent change, delays or unexpected events.


  • Constantly sitting.

  • Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, use telephone, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork.

  • Occasionally stand/walk, lift/carry objects weighing 11-20 pounds.

  • Rarely reach/work above shoulder.

* - 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.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.


Routine extended working hours during peak cycles; travel to school/unit sites across university.



  • 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, https://adminguide.stanford.edu.


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