Academic Program Professional 2

Location
Stanford
Posted
May 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Academic Program Professional 2

Job Number:
74982

Capstone Course & Lab Projects Development Director, Classification J, 100% FTE, Exempt, 1-year fixed term

School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering


The Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks a Capstone Course & Lab Projects Development Director to join their department. The ME Capstone Course & Lab Projects Development Director will have a core and primary role in the driving alignment and vision for definition and content of ME capstone courses and their associated labs. He or she will play a key role in the development, teaching and administration of the ME capstone course and associated labs. This includes, but is not limited to the design and instruction of the ME Integrated Capstone course ME 170 a/b. This individual may also spend up to 25% time in any given year teaching core classes in the undergraduate program on an as-needed basis. The person will have a fundamental role in work with ABET planning team, and capstone course faculty. The ME Capstone Course & Lab Projects Development Director will play a core role in establish and recruit teaching team. This will include training and supervision of four to six course Teaching Assistants and other program staff.


Mechanical Engineering website: https://me.stanford.edu/


Job Purpose


Work under the general direction of faculty or other management to develop, implement, and administer the vision, strategy, and goals of the assigned academic entity/program(s). Participate in entity/program strategy development, long-range planning, and partnership development.


Core Duties


  • Develop, implement, administer, and evaluate programs, including outreach to varied stakeholders by: conducting research activities 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, partnerships, and fundraising/funding.
  • May teach and/or assist in the teaching and administration of courses. Create and/or advise in the development of curriculum. May advise students and/or coach/mentor clients.
  • Write and/or edit complex content for proposals, research grants, peer-reviewed publications, and other program activities.
  • 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. Advanced degree desired. For jobs with financial responsibilities, experience managing a budget and developing financial plans.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Ability to develop program partnerships and funding sources.
  • 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.

    Certifications and Licenses:


  • For teaching jobs, advanced degree or certification may be required for some programs.

    Physical Requirements*


  • 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.

    Working Conditions


  • May work extended hours, evenings or weekends.
  • May travel locally.
  • May have overnight travel.

    Work Standards


  • 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, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

    Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume to be considered for this opening.


    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 which 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 health and fulfilling lives. An award-winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.

    Stanford University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Thank you for your interest!



    Job: Administration

    Location: School of Engineering
    Schedule: Full-time
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    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.






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