Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree and seven years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated extensive high-level administrative experience supporting cabinet-level individuals. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including editing and proofreading.
Excellent calendaring, planning and organizational skills, managing multiple complex projects concurrently.
Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality.
Demonstrated ability to cultivate strong working relationships and gain the trust and respect of all levels of internal and external constituencies, including VPGE staff members.
Contextual understanding of executive's role within the university framework and interdependencies within the VPGE
team. Experience in higher education administration is preferred.
Demonstrated ability to perform duties with a high level of professionalism, follow-through flexibility, discretion, judgment, accuracy, diplomacy and tact.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and to multi-task, adapt to changing priorities and meet deadlines, as needs change.
Advanced computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications. Experience with Outlook for calendaring and email communication is preferred.
Demonstrated ability to work very effectively with Stanford colleagues and clients, and with external organizations.
Demonstrated commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety, shown through communication of safety concerns, and use and promotion of safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Certificates and Licenses
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 20 pounds.
Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl.
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/.