POSTED April 23

Administrative Assistant 2 (75% FTE, Remote Opportunity) at Stanford Medicine

  • Virtual Assistant
  • Fulltime
  • Anywhere (100% Remote) Only
Job Description

Administrative Assistant 2 (75% FTE, Remote Opportunity)

School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States

  • SCHEDULE Part-time
  • JOB CODE 4097
  • WORK ARRANGEMENT Remote Eligible

The Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Development in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is an integral part of one of the preeminent child and adolescent mental health treatment consortiums in the country, which includes Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital at Stanford, Stanford Childrens Health, Stanford Hospital & Clinics, and Stanford University School of Medicine.

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division of the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford Universitys School of Medicine is seeking a highly qualified, enthusiastic and motivated Administrative Associate 2 at 75% FTE to provide administrative support for faculty members with limited supervision. The Administrative Associate 2 will also provide backup support for senior administrative associates and their responsibilities in the department as needed as well as advising faculty and staff regarding various Stanford financial policies, processing routine financial transactions, helping organize division events and maintaining department websites.

We are searching for candidates who enjoy a friendly, collaborative work environment with diverse responsibilities and problems to solve. This is a busy position at times requiring a high level of professionalism, productivity, accuracy, organization, multi-tasking, flexibility, independence, sound judgment, and decision-making. An ideal candidate would be a dependable self-starter and exhibit excellent time management skills, communication skills (both oral and written), the ability to set priorities, extreme attention to detail with follow-through, tact, sensitivity to confidential information, positive attitude, and a passion for working with and supporting faculty.

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, and/or faculty affairs support.
  • ay guide and train student and/or contingent workers including scheduling, assigning, and prioritizing workloads, setting appropriate deadlines, and reviewing work for quality and timeliness.

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.


  • Proficiency in content management systems (e.g. AEM, Website management systems)
  • Experience with expense requests and Stanford Fingate desirable
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Prior experience arranging travel (flights, hotels, car reservations)
  • Familiarity with RedCap
  • Experience with Microsoft/Windows operating systems, familiarity with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and experienced in the use of either Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox browser. Working knowledge of email client software such as Microsoft Outlook.
  • Ability to work with strict deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize activities after receiving general guidance
  • Accuracy in grammar and spelling very important.
  • Bachelors degree preferred


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


Proficient computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications.

Demonstrated success in following through and completing routine tasks.

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

Ability to prioritize and multi-task.


Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.

Frequently sitting.

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 10 pounds.

Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl.

*- 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.


This role is open to candidates anywhere in the United States. Stanford University has five Regional Pay Structures. The compensation for this position will be based on the location of the successful candidate. The expected pay range for this position is $25.00 to $29.81 per hour.

Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location, and external market pay for comparable jobs.

At Stanford University, base pay represents only one aspect of the comprehensive rewards package. The Cardinal at Work website ( provides detailed information on Stanfords extensive range of benefits and rewards offered to employees. Specifics about the rewards package for this position may be discussed during the hiring process.


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,

* – 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.

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