Program Manager

Jun 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Program Manager

Job Number:

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a Program Manager to oversee the strategy and development of special projects and programs affiliated with the Chair of the Department. This includes managing all administrative, operational, and academic components for a variety of funded projects and programs.

Duties include:
  • Independently implement, administer and evaluate day-to-day activities of the unit, function or program. Act as key contact.
  • Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve the goals of the program or function.
  • Analyze and interpret policies; develop, revise and implement procedures for program or function.
  • Represent the program or function within the department, unit or school. May also represent the program or function to external constituencies.
  • Organize and/or participate in outreach activities that may include communications, events, training, and/or conferences. May participate in development of budgets or oversee budgets and monitor and approve expenditures.
  • May direct staff to perform various tasks and assignments. May also supervise staff.
    * - Other duties may also be assigned


    • Master degree in a social science or related field
    • Experience with program and/or project management

    Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

    • Demonstrated ability to prioritize own work and multi-task.
    • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
    • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
    • Relevant subject matter knowledge.
    • Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.
    • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
    • Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
    • Occasionally use a telephone.
    • Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
    * - 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.


    • Occasional evening and weekend hours.
    • May travel locally
    • Occasional overnight travel

    Job: Administration

    Location: School of Medicine
    Schedule: Full-time
    Classification Level:

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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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