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The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability has a unifying goal of creating a future in which humans and nature thrive together in concert and in perpetuity. The school's unique three-part structure - consisting of departments to drive scholarship and educate students, institutes to innovate across disciplines, and an accelerator to drive policy and technology solutions - reimagines how universities can contribute to the planet's sustainability. We focus on creating knowledge and scaling solutions that benefit our local community and people globally while also creating a school community that is inclusive of all people.
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The Natural Capital Project (NatCap) operates as a partnership between Stanford University, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the University of Minnesota, the Stockholm Resilience Centre, The Nature Conservancy, and the World Wildlife Fund. NatCap’s mission is to pioneer science, technology, and partnerships that enable people and nature to thrive. We do this to help make the world a more livable place; to secure human well-being with thriving ecosystems; to harmonize conservation and human development goals, by developing scientific tools and technology to model and map the distribution of biodiversity and to demonstrate the services provided by ecosystems.
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The Natural Capital Project is looking for a flexible, creative individual to join our busy, enthusiastic, and widely-dispersed team to provide administrative and operational support. NatCap makes an impact on the world through our effective collaborations with a wide range of organizations: our core partners, as well as project-specific partners such as local and national governments, UN Agencies, and multilateral banks. The Administrative Associate will enable these relationships, often as the first point of contact for people reaching out to NatCap, and generally ensure the smooth working of NatCap’s administrative operations. The Administrative Associate plays an integral role in supporting the efforts of NatCap’s postdoctoral scholars and scientists, whose work addresses some of the world’s most pressing environmental and resource sustainability challenges. We are seeking an adaptable, self-possessed, and organized Administrative Associate who enjoys providing friendly and efficient support to staff, students, and faculty. The ideal candidate will be able to learn our complex environment and, if successful, potentially be a candidate for promotion in their second year.
Working under general supervision, the Administrative Associate will be responsible for a wide range of administrative duties, including planning, scheduling, organizing complex events; front-end customer service duties; performing a variety of financial transactions; coordinating travel; creating/editing documents and web content; managing equipment, supply, and operational logistics; and supporting department activities as needed. We are looking for an Administrative Associate who will work effectively both independently and as part of our team.
Your Responsibilities will include:
To be successful in this position, you will need:
In addition, our preferred requirements include:
The expected pay range for this position is $26.92 per hour to $37.02 per hour.
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.
At Stanford University, base pay represents only one aspect of the comprehensive rewards package. The Cardinal at Work website (https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/benefits-rewards) provides detailed information on Stanford’s extensive range of benefits and rewards offered to employees. Specifics about the rewards package for this position may be discussed during the hiring process.
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