Community Partner Program Administrator

Sep 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Community Partner Program Administrator

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The Stanford Prevention Research Center is seeking a Community Partner Program Administrator to support activities of the WELL for Life research initiative in the Bay Area. WELL for Life is taking a long-term approach to building the scientific evidence-base about the factors that impact personal well-being. The goal of WELL for Life is to promote, enhance and maintain health and well-being for individuals and communities globally. WELL for Life is an ambitious and dynamic program that seeks to enroll 10,000 individuals in the Bay Area who will participate in observational, intervention and biomarker research activities.

The Community Partner Program Administrator will work closely with the Director of WELL to assist in the planning, development, administration and maintenance of community partner programs that will engage community partners in the activities of WELL for Life in the Bay Area. This will include enhancing and expanding outreach efforts to local community based organizations, businesses, individuals and neighborhoods and maintaining and building these relationships through good stewardship.

Duties include:

  • Independently implement, administer and evaluate day-to-day activities of the unit, function or program. Act as key contact.
  • Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve the goals of the program or function.
  • Analyze and interpret policies; develop, revise and implement procedures for program or function.
  • Represent the program or function within the department, unit or school. May also represent the program or function to external constituencies.
  • Organize and/or participate in outreach activities that may include communications, events, training, and/or conferences. 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.
* - Other duties may also be assigned


  • Advanced degree in health communications preferred.
  • Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting deep understanding and fluency in the area of public health, health promotion and chronic disease prevention.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with key constituents, within and beyond Stanford University.
  • Fluency in spoken and written Spanish.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of social media as a tool for marketing and communication purposes (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube).
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite, Photoshop, Canva and Piktochart.
  • Experience in conducting community engaged work particularly with underserved communities via direct service, program development, and education.
  • Ability to develop program partnerships and funding sources.

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.


  • May work occasional extended hours, evenings or weekends.
  • Will travel locally.


  • 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

    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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