The Department of Ophthalmology at Stanford University is seeking an experienced Administrative Associate to provide administrative and operational support with limited supervision, at the Byers Eye Institute. S/he may be responsible for leading other administrative staff or subordinates. The ideal candidate will have experience handling details of confidential and critical nature and interact well with key personnel in the School of Medicine and hospitals.
The ideal individual will be expected to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, highly organized, self-motivated, customer oriented, and able to adapt to different working styles and needs. The successful candidate will also have excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, will be resourceful, dependable, self-directed, and a flexible team player with a positive
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