Note: This job is not eligible for relocation support or for visa sponsorship.
The Civil & Environmental Engineering Department (CEE) is a joint department in the School of Engineering and the Doerr School of Sustainability. Stanford Engineering (SOE) has been at the forefront of innovation for nearly a century, creating pivotal technologies that have transformed the worlds of information technology, communications, health care, energy, business and beyond. Our faculty and students are creative risk-takers who pursue excellence across a breadth of disciplines. Our alumni include some of the world's most successful leaders in technology and business. The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability (SDSS) strives to create a future when humans and nature thrive in concert and in perpetuity. The school is dedicated to creating and supporting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, and to creating solutions that benefit all people, particularly those most affected by environmental damage and climate change.
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department seeks a well-qualified candidate for a full time Admission Officer position. This position provides a full range of office administrative support to the department's student services team. As part of a collaborative team of staff in CEE, the Admission Officer will support exciting research, programs, student groups and events through daily interactions with professors, students, and academic and administrative staff.
Lead the graduate admissions cycle by reading, evaluating, recommending and advocating to the Admission Committee on which graduate applicants to consider for admission based on current university priorities.
Support course scheduling business led by teammate and in coordination with partner departments for shared courses; maintain departmental bulletin and curriculum listings (particularly in the off-season).
Serve as point person for internal co-term admissions and graduate program authorization; schedule virtual student interviews and manage Visit Day and other campus visits; assist international students with visa letters and other status issues as needed and in coordination with the Bechtel International Center.
Act as project manager on medium to large sized projects/programs by establishing and executing project plans, timelines, tasks, and objectives.
Conduct informational sessions for internal and external communities on a variety of subjects, (i.e., student life, research, internships, athletics, admissions), based on university priorities. Advise students on general life at Stanford during recruitment, connect them with resources to facilitate a smooth transition after they accept, and inform them of the various safety training that must be completed before arriving on campus for the first time.
Further develop and strengthen relationships with secondary or university personnel, professional organizations, students, parents and alumni.
Serve as a resource to other departments; represent unit/department at activities and events, meetings, committees and conferences.
Responsible for the administration or management of a specific program and/or program budget.
Coordinate with central offices and school-level program offices; marketing and coordination for university fellowship programs outside of the department, including Knight-Hennessy, SGF/SIGF, etc.; serve as first contact and co-coordinator for the Summer First program.
Oversee initiation, processing, and management of TA/CA and RA appointments within the department; train or assist with training faculty admins in TA and RA processes; maintain and innovate departmental TA tracking platform; support DSAS and DFO management of TA funding and planning.
*Other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience (Required):
Bachelor's degree and 2 years relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (Required):
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Excellent reading comprehension skills.
Strong organizational, planning, and time management skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and make distinctions among competitive applicants.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Professional presentation skills.
Program planning skills.
Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, seated work, and use light/fine grasping.
Occasionally lift, carry, push, and/or pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Rarely stand, walk, use a telephone, and write by hand.
*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 the job.
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/.
Pay Range: The expected pay range for this position is $77,000 to $97,000 per annum.
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.
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*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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