Associate Dean for Educational Initiatives
Do you have experience managing academic programs and staff? Do you enjoy working with students and faculty? Stanford University's School of Earth Energy & Environmental Sciences is currently seeking an Associate Dean to oversee and manage the Educational Initiative programs for the school. The Associate Dean for Educational Initiatives provides school-wide leadership for all programs and services serving Stanford students, and will manage the activities of, and serve as supervisor for, the educational initiatives core team. In this role, the associate dean will represent the school on university committees and work closely with peers from other schools and the vice provosts for graduate and undergraduate education, the vice provost for teaching and learning, and other senior staff with programs of relevance to students in SE3. The associate dean will also work inside the school with faculty and student affairs staff in departments to help build community, develop and disseminate policy and best practices, and to identify and help solve student problems. The associate dean will work with current associate deans and faculty on implementation of new and existing programs, and on fundraising initiatives. The associate dean for EI will also co-supervise, mentor, and provide support for, department student services staff. CORE DUTIES*: Provide leadership direction to assigned staff in the program area, and oversee subordinate staff with program responsibility.Design, develop, and oversee implementation of the most complex programs. Devise and implement vision, strategy, goals, and resource development in consultation with faculty director. Assess entity/program efficacy. Shape development of research and/or teaching programs. Provide guidance to program staff or instructors.Define the overall activities of research/ teaching program(s), allocate appropriate staffing and other resources to achieve objectives. Develop and direct related policy. Provide strategic and financial advice to faculty director and/or senior management. Coordinate grant proposal submissions.Develop, maintain, and control the financial budget related to program(s); shape financial strategy and long-range financial planning.Serve as the principal advocate with foundations, funding, and gift sources. * - Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Education & Experience: Advanced degree or combination of relevant education, training, and/or experience. Typically five or more years of relevant experience in area of specialization and five or more years relevant experience managing staff. Experience managing a budget and developing financial plans, 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.Excellent leadership skills.Ability to manage budgets and develop financial plans. Certifications and Licenses: For teaching jobs, advanced degree or certification may be required for some programs. STRONGLY PREFERRED - Advanced Degree - PhD in the Natural Sciences
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. 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 without this information will not be reviewed.
Location: School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
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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.