Director, Professional Programs
Director, Professional Programs
Job Number: 74505
The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL) is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated individual to continue its leading position in lifelong and online learning. The position will lead, manage and drive graduate-level, educational program portfolios - professional programs. In this fast-paced environment, the successful candidate should have an entrepreneurial mindset that is driven by a desire to deliver outstanding customer service to a variety of stakeholders inside the organization and across all seven schools at Stanford. The candidate must possess strong business acumen, excel in training, and have the ability to lead and motivate people to success. We are looking for an individual, who will contribute new ideas and approaches to improve and reimagine graduate and professional programs. The role will direct teams that oversee sales, marketing, customer service and support, program financial statements, enrollments, and execution of on-campus events. The Director's primary goals are to ensure we are creating new and innovative approaches to online and blended learning, working closely with the instructional design team to assist faculty. Candidates must possess a passion for the educational mission and values of Stanford University and the VPTL.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience:
Advanced degree and five or more years of relevant experience in area of specialization or combination of relevant education, training, and/or experience. For jobs with financial responsibilities, experience managing a budget and developing financial plans. Experience developing program partnerships and funding sources.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Certifications and Licenses:
* - 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 his or her job.
About Stanford University
Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.
Supporting that mission is a staff of more than 10,000 that is rooted in a culture of excellence and values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of our staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability to promote healthy and fulfilling lives. An award-winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.
Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume to be considered for this opening.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Thank you for your interest!
Location: Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu
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.