Program Coordinator

Location
Stanford
Posted
Aug 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Program Coordinator

Job Number:
76129

The Digital Medical Education International Collaborative (digitalmedic.stanford.edu) is a growing global initiative based out of the Stanford University School of Medicine. Our vision is to improve global health outcomes by increasing access to medical education and building human capacity. Our mission is to collaborate with organizations across the world to create high quality, accessible, and customized healthcare learning experiences, openly available online to anyone, anywhere, anytime via our global platform.

Digital MEdIC is seeking a Program Coordinator who will manage projects to operate, expand and improve the Digital MEdIC initiative using a human-centered design approach. Projects could include developing, implementing, evaluating and improving various program components such as the Student Ambassadors Program as well as collaborations with international institutions.

As Program Coordinator you will:
  • Lead project management, team building, event coordination, and other support as needed.
  • Engage in human-centered design for program and project needs including:
  • Conducting design research with team and stakeholders for projects
  • Interpreting findings and translate to actionable solutions
  • Prototyping solutions and iterate based on testing and feedback
  • Communicate regularly as a main point of contact with internal and external stakeholders to guide progress and address any operational challenges.
  • Map deliverables and monitor progress utilizing online project management systems and other means of creating visibility for project progress.
  • Develop workflows and documentation of processes and policies.
  • Oversee administrative and logistical duties associated with program operations, such as scheduling, financial processing, etc.
  • Collect, analyze, and synthesize data and create reports to identify trends, opportunities and areas of improvement.
  • Develop plans and oversee logistics for conferences, training and events for stakeholders, such as with collaborator institutions, internal Stanford collaborators, and Digital MEdIC staff.
  • Coordinate activities for Digital MEdIC Stanford-based and international Digital MEdIC team members to build enthusiasm and maintain a positive team environment.
  • 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. This position is funded by philanthropic gifts, and is subject to continuing availability of funds.

    * - Other duties may also be assigned DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience in project management
  • Prior work with international collaborators and global projects
  • Working knowledge of online project management and collaboration tools
  • Experience implementing human-centered design frameworks
  • Ability to acclimate to new technology quickly
  • Passion for connecting with people and supporting others
  • Desire to positively impact the world EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED): Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

  • 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. CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES: None PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • 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.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours.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.

    Job: Administration

    Location: Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning
    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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