Outreach Program Manager (9-mo Fixed Term)

Location
Stanford
Posted
Mar 09, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Outreach Program Manager (9-mo Fixed Term)

Stanford University

Job Number:
78194

9-month Fixed-Term Position

The Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy seeks a strategic, creative, results-oriented program management professional to design, oversee and implement cross-campus programs related to energy research and education at Stanford.

The Precourt Institute for Energy is the interdisciplinary hub for energy research, education and convening at Stanford. Since its founding in 2009, the institute has become the go-to place for scholars, business leaders, policymakers and others seeking solutions to the world's most difficult energy challenges. The institute carries out its mission by funding early-stage energy research, developing new technologies and policies, educating leaders, and nurturing a vibrant energy ecosystem here and abroad.

Under general supervision of the Senior Manager for Outreach and Communications, the Outreach Program Manager will develop, implement and administer the vision, strategy and goals for the institute's outreach programs; participate in partnership development to support engagement and community building at Stanford; and liaise with colleagues across campus to feature Stanford content related to energy and climate change in university activities.

The Outreach Program Manager will manage and administer programs for the Stanford energy community, such as the weekly Energy Seminar, the Stanford Energy Internships in California and Colorado program and the Stanford Undergraduate Program on Energy Research; deliver strategic quality content to constituents, and develop robust marketing campaigns to support program engagement. In addition to these responsibilities, the Outreach Program Manager will serve as a team member to execute new or existing portions of other programs throughout the year, such as the Energy@Stanford & SLAC conference and the Global Energy Forum. Responsibilities include delivering the programs within scope, on time and within budget.

Key Components of Outreach Program Manager role:
  • Develop, implement, administer, and evaluate outreach programs by analyzing data, creating reports, reviewing trends, and making program improvement recommendations.
  • Contribute to outreach strategy related to program communications, development, partnerships, and fundraising/funding.
  • Execute program plans and detailed rollout, including on-going collaboration and communication with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Write and/or edit content, develop and execute marketing plans for program activities.
  • Effectively work as a team member with institute staff and Stanford groups on various efforts. Book venues and hire caterers, Stanford Event Services and other vendors for events.
  • Collaborate with institute's communications and web colleagues to maintain web and newsletter content related to energy outreach programs at Stanford.
  • Deliver experiences that lead to high customer satisfaction and advocacy for energy at Stanford.
Previous experience working at Stanford or in another academic setting and/or knowledge about energy are pluses.

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

JOB PURPOSE:
Work under the direction of faculty or other management to implement and administer the vision, strategy, and goals of the assigned academic entity/program(s).
CORE DUTIES*:
  • Participate in assigned research activities and/or programs by participating in the development of programs within assigned area or entity; implementing, administering, and evaluating programs; and/or analyzing data, creating reports, reviewing trends, and making program improvement recommendations.
  • May teach and/or assist in the teaching and administration of courses, as needed. Assist in the development of curriculum.
  • Write and edit content for proposals, research grants, peer-reviewed publications, and other program activities.
  • Perform outreach activities, including program communications, events, conferences, partnerships, and/or fundraising.
  • Monitor expenses, budgets, and finances of the program.
* - Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and two or more years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience. Advanced degree may be required for some programs. Research experience. Program administration experience may be required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
  • Ability to oversee and provide basic direction to staff.
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.
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.

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 the job.



Job: Administration

Location: Dean of Research
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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