Associate Director of Finance and Administration

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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016

Stanford University Stanford, CA

Stanford, CA
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Stanford University

Associate Director of Finance and Administration

Job Number: 72206

Stanford University is seeking an Academic Operations Manager 2 in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology to provide management and coordination of administrative and operations-related functions for division(s), units or programs with substantial impact within an organization. Manage staff to achieve the research and teaching mission, goals and objectives of the unit. Partner with and/or advise faculty leadership on departmental affairs.

Duties include:

Direct staff and provide leadership to achieve goals and vision of the organization and the day-to-day operations.
Responsible for hiring and retaining staff, career coaching, personal development for direct reports and accountable for the performance of employees.
May independently or in collaboration with human resources managers, guide faculty supervisors in the interpretation and implementation of human resources policies, procedures and programs.
Develop business plans and infrastructure to support research and teaching.
Provide analysis and review of multi-year plans, including providing alternative methods for achieving goals when necessary.
Influence faculty leadership on specific recommendations for current operation and for future development of the organization and lead process improvement.
Interpret, implement and ensure compliance with university academic and administrative policies and procedures within an operating unit.
Recommend new internal policies, guidelines and procedures.
Oversee and/or manage the finances across all sources for the annual budget cycle, including developing, monitoring, analyzing forecasting and reporting.
Manage and coordinate grants and contracts for the department.
Ensure compliance with institutional and external requirements.
Represent the unit's business and academic operations within the organization and the university.
May represent the organization to external constituencies.

* - Other duties may also be assigned.DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:


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


Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills including conflict resolution.
Excellent planning and organizational skills.
Excellent communication skills.
Strong financial expertise in accounting, budget planning and financial forecasting.
Strong expertise in grants and contract administration.
Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills.
Attention to detail and accuracy
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Strong expertise in business and management computer applications and databases.
Strong knowledge of industry standards and/or regulatory requirements.
Subject matter expertise for area(s) of responsibility.
Ability to multi-task and manage deadlines.




Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently sitting.
Occasionally stand/walk, writing by hand, use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat.

* - 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.

Job: Administration

Location: School of Medicine

Schedule: Full-time

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