Position: Stanford's WorkLife Office is looking for a solutions driven individual who will partner with stakeholders to operationalize compliance and processes within our child care programs. This individual will be involved in a variety of short to medium range projects spanning multiple agencies who govern best practices for early childhood practices (including but not limited to: university administrative policies, naeyc, licensing, environmental health and safety, facilities, and university emergency preparedness) and targeted audiences across the university. This is an opportunity to be part of a team that challenges each other to create and implement the best solutions for the WLO and support each other in their efforts. This is a newly created position and will report to the Director of Childcare Programs. A background in the early childhood education field as an administrator or educator is preferred but not required.
Stanford's WorkLife Office provides the support and resources to Stanford University community to navigate the ever-changing and competing demands of career, family and life, and chart a path toward professional and personal fulfillment. Stanford WorkLife team understands that life is rarely simple and we recognize that solutions to these challenges are as unique as each member of the diverse and global university community we serve.
Stanford's first formal child care program opened in 1970 at the old Stanford Elementary School on Mayfield and Santa Ynez. Since then, thousands of young children and their families have benefited from Stanford's excellent child care programs, which are aligned with the desires of founders Leland and Jane Stanford. They wished to provide a high-quality educational experience to all children as a way to honor the memory of their own child, whom they lost at a young age.
Today Stanford is recognized as a leader in delivering effective and high-quality programs in support of all aspects of employees' work and life, including innovative and generous financial assistance programs for child care and adoption. We are proud to have been the first university to be included in the Working Mother 100 Best Places to Work.
Implement and execute an audit program, and prepare work paper documentation to ensure it supports conclusions and results based on appropriate analyses and evaluations.
Assist in the performance of follow-up reviews to assess and report on progress or completion of management's corrective actions in response to internal audit observations and recommendations.
Prepare written observations and other relevant information for draft audit reports.
Create complex reports and spreadsheets which may utilize specialized software and systems. Make recommendations based on reports.
Oversee and/or process a variety of complex financial transactions; produce, monitor, and reconcile budget statements; research, identify, and resolve discrepancies. May assist with capital or special equipment requests and/or vendor selection.
Develop and maintain productive customer and staff relationships.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree or combination of education and relevant experience. Ability to work with MS software (excel, etc)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong analytical, interpersonal, and written and oral communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
Advanced computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications.
Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and assign work to others. Proven success in following through and completing projects
Ability to take initiative and ownership of projects. Demonstrates good judgment and sound decision making to obtain viable solutions.
Demonstrates capability to take direction as needed and the knowledge to know when to ask for assistance from manager.
Demonstrate knowledge of high quality child care environments
Certifications and Licenses: None
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 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 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.
Job: Human Resources
Location: Human Resources Services Schedule: Full-time 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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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.