Curriculum Program Manager

Jun 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Curriculum Program Manager

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Beginning in Academic Year 2017/2018, the Stanford School of Medicine MD Program will move forward with a curriculum redesign effort that is aimed at delivering a high-quality, modular curriculum which will provide students additional flexibility in their path to purse an MD degree. The curriculum redesign project will roll out in two phases over the course of two years, with oversight from the Office of Medical Education (OME). OME is seeking a Curriculum Program Manager that will report to the Director of Curricular Affairs and will manage existing and new curricular initiatives to support the planned redesign, and will have primary responsibility for strategic tasks related to the management of the required MD curriculum. This is a 2 year Fixed-Term position.

Duties include:

  • Under the general direction of the Director of Curricular Affairs, independently manage core initiatives within the upcoming multi-year curriculum redesign project including all administrative, technical, academic, and financial areas as necessary.
  • Manage numerous existing and newly conceived courses, including but not limited to: Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, Pharmacological Treatment of Diseases series, Pathophysiology Culmination, and other courses developed as part of the curriculum redesign efforts.
  • Organize, provide resources, synthesize minutes, and follow up on action items for curriculum working groups established by the Committee on Curriculum and Academic Policy.
  • Provide oversight of the Educators-4-CARE program: course coordination, scheduling meetings, managing curriculum initiatives, overseeing the Gold Humanism Honor Society, and providing support to the Director.
  • Partner with Director of Curricular Affairs on setting the agenda, schedules, and communication strategies for school wide town halls related to the curriculum redesign efforts.
  • Collaborate with the Office of Medical Education, other key School of Medicine departments, faculty, and students in organizing meetings, following up on action items, and implementing decisions around curricular innovations and revisions.
  • Attend Committee on Curriculum and Academic Policy, curriculum working group meetings, and curriculum implementation committee meetings as a representative of the Office of Medical Education.
  • Develop content for and update all curriculum websites, including those related to curriculum redesign.
* - Other duties may also be assigned


  • Advanced degree in social sciences or education preferred.
  • Experience in medical education and/or healthcare field a plus.
  • Experience with curriculum development preferred.
  • Experience developing, implementing, and planning complex programs.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.


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.

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

Job: Administration

Location: School of Medicine
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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