Associate Director, Entrepreneurial Workshops

Location
Stanford
Posted
Sep 11, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Associate Director, Entrepreneurial Workshops

Job Number:
76260

This is a part-time (50%) position.

Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description

JOB PURPOSE:

The Center for Entrepreneurial Studies is hiring for a part-time (50%) position to lead our Entrepreneurial Workshop Series. The person will lead the vision and strategy for the series, and will work on additional CES projects, as needed. The Workshop series brings entrepreneurial leaders to campus to speak to students on subjects of interest to students. It includes lunchtime talks, small group lunches, and a small number of half or full-day events. The Associate Director (AD) will lead the overall strategy for the Workshop Series, identify speakers to invite, ensure the program is operated well, and measure it's impact.

The AD works under the general direction of faculty or other management, and will develop, implement, and administer the vision, strategy, and goals of the assigned academic entity/program(s). He/she participates in entity/program strategy development, long-range planning, and partnership development.

In your cover letter, please include your reasons for applying for this position.

CORE DUTIES*:
  • Develop, implement, administer, and evaluate programs, including outreach to varied stakeholders by: conducting research activities within the program; analyzing data, creating reports, reviewing trends, and making program improvement recommendations. May develop or contribute to outreach strategy related to program communications, development, partnerships, and fundraising/funding.
  • May create and/or advise in the development of curriculum. May advise students and/or coach/mentor clients.
  • Write and/or edit complex content for proposals, research grants, peer-reviewed publications, and other program activities.
  • Contribute to and inform on strategic program/entity planning and related funding and financial sustainability.
  • Coach and mentor program staff. * - Other duties may also be assigned

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Education & Experience:

    Bachelor's degree and three or more years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience. Advanced degree may be required for some programs. For jobs with financial responsibilities, experience managing a budget and developing financial plans.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to develop program partnerships and funding sources.
  • Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
  • Ability to oversee and direct staff.
  • Basic knowledge of managing budgets and developing financial plans.

    Knowledge of the start-up community in Silicon Valley and beyond will be extremely valuable in this role, and is highly preferred.

    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.
  • 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.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • May work extended hours, evenings or weekends.
  • May travel locally.
  • Occasional overnight travel.

    WORK STANDARDS:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.



    Job: Administration

    Location: Graduate School of Business
    Schedule: Part-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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