Stanford University School of Medicine is world renowned for leading edge education, research, patient care and medical advancements. The department of Educational Programs and Services (EPS) within Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a highly energetic and collaborative Operations Manager. This position will lead a wide array of operations activities, including but not limited to space, IT & communications, property management, facilities operations, office administration, purchasing, vendor management, security, emergency planning, and Lean process improvement. Reporting to the Director of HR & Operations, this role will independently lead day-to-day operations, manage projects, and resolve complex issues within a fast paced, multi-site organization. The ideal candidate is someone who is customer service oriented, tech savvy, attentive to detail, experienced with resolving complex operational issues, an exceptional communicator, and possesses the ability to work proactively and change course rapidly as priorities shift. Duties include:
Lead the day-to-day management of space, IT & communications, property management, facilities operations, office administration, purchasing, vendor management, security, emergency planning, and Lean process improvement.
Make recommendations that impact policies and programs, and assign resources to achieve the goals of the department.
Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve operational goals.
Analyze and interpret policies; develop, revise and implement procedures.
Represent the HR/Operations team as the key contact and subject matter expert within the department. Commit resources and provide information and/or training. Represent the department to external/internal stakeholders and constituencies.
Organize and/or participate in outreach activities that may include developing communications and training, planning/promoting events and/or conferences.
Participate in development of budgets, monitor, and approve expenditures. May perform limited forecasting and provide recommendations that determine the budget.
Supervise and direct staff to perform various tasks and assignments.
* - Other duties may also be assigned DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in a related field
Experience with process improvement methodologies such as Lean
Previous supervisory experience
Previous experience or certification in project management, or the ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects with competing priorities, meet deadlines and project plans with short- and long-term end dates
Experience with Stanford University policies and procedures, or previous experience an academic or health care setting
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Demonstrated ability to prioritize own work and multi-task.
Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
Relevant subject matter knowledge.
Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.
Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
* - 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. WORKING CONDITIONS:
Occasional evening and weekend hours.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Additional Information
Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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