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Opportunities in the Department of Chemistry

Reception Front Desk/Student Services Administrator

Posted 6/15

Position Summary: Come join the Chemistry Department!  The Stanford Chemistry Department is comprised of 25 faculty, 4 lecturers, ~80 postdocs, ~240 PhD students, and ~25 administrative staff.  We are looking for a Front Desk Reception / Student Services Administrator to join our team.  In this role, the successful candidate will manage the front desk greeting visitors and responding to inquiries.  In addition, this role supports the Student Services group and plays an important role in processing 550+ graduate student applications and corresponding with prospective students including sending offers of admission.  The position also involves working closely with the Registrar’s Office to schedule rooms, p-card and reimbursement processing, ordering main office supplies, sorting mail, photocopying materials for large classes, and helping out with departmental events.

The ideal candidate is a friendly, proactive and dependable self-starter with strong interpersonal and communication skills. This is a busy position at times requiring a high level of professionalism, productivity, accuracy, organization, multi-tasking, independence, sound judgment, and decision-making. The position requires a motivated person with a positive attitude and a passion for customer service and supporting others to manage a wide variety of tasks in a fast-paced academic environment with frequently shifting priorities. This position reports to the Student Services Manager and is a full-time on-premises role.  This position is a good entry point for a career in Student Services at Stanford.  Please submit both a resume and cover letter when applying for this position.

To learn more and apply online, please visit Stanford Careers.