Associate Director of Academic Programs and Community Engaged Learning

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Associate Director of Academic Programs and Community Engaged Learning

Stanford University

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79746

Associate Director of Academic Programs and Community Engaged LearningJob Family: AdministrationJob Series: Academic Program Professional 1Grade: HExemption: ExemptTwo year fixed term position, continuation dependent on funding.
DESCRIPTIONThe Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity seeks a creative and collaborative higher-education professional with experience in ethnic studies education and community engaged learning to provide intellectual and organizational leadership for the Center's undergraduate and community engaged learning programs. The Associate Director of Academic Programs and Community Engaged Learning reports to the Faculty Director of Academic Programs and is a senior program staff responsible for the Center's undergraduate programs. The Associate Director is responsible for the Center's community engaged learning programs, including community engaged learning courses and fellowship programs; expanding community engaged learning courses through outreach to instructors, advising on pedagogy, and brokering relationships with community partners; developing partnerships with community organizations; and collaborating with campus partners to improve practices and integrate racial equity into other community engaged learning at Stanford.
Beyond community engaged learning, the Associate Director will teach, co-teach or coordinate core courses and assist in curriculum development for undergraduate and PhD minor programs, as well as oversee efforts to recruit students to the Center's programs, foster community among majors, and develop partnerships with other campus units. The Associate Director will supervise the Center's student services specialist and graduate student program coordinators, as well as evaluate programs and make program improvement recommendations.
Finally, the Associate Director will develop and maintain a line of research and scholarship in community engaged learning that centralizes race and ethnicity, build relationships and partnerships with similarly situated center across the nation by attending conferences and academic forums
ABOUT THE CENTERThe Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity (CCSRE) is Stanford's interdisciplinary hub for teaching and research on race and ethnicity to advance racial justice. CCSRE houses an undergraduate program, Research Institute, and a dynamic set of community programs. Across its courses, programs, and events, CCSRE supports students and faculty dedicated to studying race and ethnicity. CCSRE students and scholars approach questions of difference, inequality, and inclusion from dynamic interdisciplinary, comparative, and multiracial/multiethnic perspectives across a range of subjects from the arts to medicine, law, history, technology, economics and more. More than one-third of Stanford students take a CSRE course by graduation.
A strong internal candidate is being considered for this position.
CORE DUTIES:

  • Oversee and administer research activities by evaluating academic programs, making recommendations that impact policies and programs, and coordinating and implementing changes.
  • Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends to determine program effectiveness; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve the goals of the program.
  • Teach and/or assist in the teaching and administration of courses. Create and/or advise in the development of curriculum. Make recommendations for course improvements.
  • Write and edit content for proposals, peer-reviewed publications, and other program activities under the general direction of PI. Assist with the development of research grants, (i.e., may suggest new funding opportunities, write portions of grants, and/or summarize data for grant support).
  • Represent the program or function as the key contact and subject matter expert within the department, unit or school and develop communications for internal and external constituencies. Organize and/or participate in outreach activities such as events, partnerships, fundraising, training, and conferences. Lead workshops and facilitate meetings.
  • Monitor expenses, budgets, and finances of the program. Make recommendations on funding based on program spend.
  • May oversee and train student workers.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Education & Experience:Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience. Advanced degree may be required for some programs. Program administration and or research 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.
    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Experience in teaching and research related to race, ethnicity, and gender.
  • Bilingual in Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Chinese, or other languages.
    Certifications and Licenses:
  • For teaching jobs, advanced degree or certification may be required for some programs.
    Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.
    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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    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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    Posted: 7/16/2018
    Application Due: 7/16/2030
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