Education Program Assistant

Stanford University

Stanford, CA

ID: 7070975
Posted: October 14, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking an Administrative Associate II to provide administrative and operational support to the education programs. This position assists with the academic, administrative, operational, and financial activities of the programs. The Department of Emergency Medicine has a proud history of sustained progress and success in each of the key pillars of academic medicine: scholarship, teaching, clinical care and administrative service. This position will provide administrative support to the education programs as well as general faculty support.

Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine provides opportunities for lifelong learning, from undergraduate medical education, to residency, fellowships and professional development. Faculty offer expertise in specialties that include EMS, Wilderness Medicine, Global Health, Ultrasound, Simulation, Medical Humanities, Disaster, Critical Care, and more. This position will provide administrative support to some of these educational programs.

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.

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, I9s.

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


Must be able work under pressure with frequent interruptions in a fast paced environment that has constantly shifting priorities and deadlines.

Academic/medical experience desired, preferably at Stanford.


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


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