Case Writer, Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

May 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Case Writer, Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

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*** This is a one-year fixed term position, available for extension. ***

Working under the general direction of faculty or other management, CES Casewriters support the GSB's entrepreneurial curriculum by creating new cases for entrepreneurship courses, as well as revising, updating, and improving existing cases. They identify case needs and coordinate case writing resources, including working with contract case writers to explain best practices. The group assists with course development and writing teaching notes, and helps coordinate the biennial Search Fund Study.


Write and/or edit complex content for cases, proposals, and other program activities

Create new cases for S353, S354, S355, and other Entrepreneurship courses as needed

Develop, implement, administer, and evaluate programs, including outreach to varied stakeholders by: conducting research activities and interviews within the program; analyzing data, creating reports, reviewing trends, and making program improvement recommendations. May develop or contribute to outreach strategy related to program communications, development, and partnerships.

May assist in the grading and administration of courses. Create and/or advise in the development of curriculum. May advise students and/or coach/mentor clients.

Contribute to and inform on strategic program/entity planning and related funding and financial sustainability.

Coach and mentor program staff.

* - Other duties may also be assigned


Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and three or more years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience. Prefer students with a recent masters degree in business and familiarity with Stanford Graduate School of Business' entrepreneurial curriculum.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to develop program partnerships.

Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.

Ability to oversee and direct staff.

Basic knowledge of managing budgets and developing financial plans.

Preferred Skills & Abilities:

Outstanding demonstrated writing ability

Strong academic record

Solid financial skills

Ability to work independently

Success in one or more entrepreneurship courses


Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, perform desk-based computer tasks.

Occasionally use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.

Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.

Ability to use voice to present information/communicate with others.

On-campus mobility.

* - 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.


May work extended hours, evenings or weekends.

May travel locally.

Occasional overnight travel.

A high level of personal autonomy

Exposure to a variety of new and growing businesses


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,

Job: Administration

Location: Graduate School of Business
Schedule: Full-time
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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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