Educational Initiatives Program Director

Location
Stanford
Posted
Jul 20, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Educational Initiatives Program Director

Job Number:
75546

Program Director - Educational Initiatives

The Program Director for Educational Initiatives is primarily responsible for guiding the implementation of all SE3 educational initiatives. S/he will coordinate and teach courses, workshops and seminars that enhance the undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral scholar experience in SE3 as well as advising all prospective undergraduate majors. S/he will organize orientation and welcome events for graduate and undergraduate students and annual commencement event. In addition, s/he will provide leadership for graduate and undergraduate advisory councils and coordinate the school's summer undergraduate research program. The program director will report to the Associate Dean for Educational Initiatives.


CORE DUTIES*:
  • Lead and oversee development, implementation, administration, and evaluation of programs. Oversee analysis, reporting, and program improvements. Oversee the development, adherence to, and implementation of program policies and procedures.
  • Lead strategic planning for the program/entity.
  • Represent the entity or program to the broader university, external community, and other stakeholders. Provide expert consultation related to program development, funding opportunities, or other specialty area.
  • Develop outreach strategy related to program communications, development, partnerships and fundraising/funding. Identify external funding opportunities and write proposals and research grants. Develop and oversee strategic financial planning and sustainability for the program/entity, as needed; monitor performance and ensure appropriate controls.
  • May teach or co-teach courses; oversee the administration of courses; create and/or advise in the development of curriculum; and/or advise students, coach and mentor clients and program staff.
  • Coach and mentor program staff. * - Other duties may also be assigned

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 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:
  • Ability to develop program partnerships and funding sources.
  • Advanced oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
  • Ability to oversee and direct staff.
  • Ability to manage budgets and develop 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. * - 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. The School of Earth Energy & Environmental Sciences The Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (SE3) develops the knowledge and talent to understand the workings of the planet and to help solve resource and environmental challenges. The School includes a range of disciplines in geosciences, Earth system science, and energy resources engineering, and includes both disciplinary and interdisciplinary educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

    Experience a culture of excellence. As one of the world's premier research institutions, Stanford University has launched hundreds of initiatives solely for the betterment of humanity. Here, we are committed to fostering a workplace culture that promotes diversity, collaboration and professional growth. We offer career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives.

    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.

    All Applicants must submit a resume and a 1-page cover letter summarizing why they are interested in this position, their direct experience with the duties as described in the job posting, and how their qualifications relate to this position. Applications received without this information will not be reviewed.



    Job: Administration

    Location: School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
    Schedule: Full-time
    Classification Level:

    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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