Associate Director, Global Experiences
Associate Director, Global Experiences
Job Number: 81096
Job Code: 7503 Level: I
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Residing in Silicon Valley, the heart of innovation, Stanford GSB has built a global reputation based on its immersive and innovative management programs. We provide students a transformative leadership experience, push the boundaries of knowledge with faculty research, and offer a portfolio of entrepreneurial and non-degree programs that deliver global impact like no other. We strive to change lives, change organizations, and change the world.
The MBA Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business is seeking an Associate Director to join the Global Experiences team. The Associate Director manages the Global Management Immersion Experience (GMIX) program which provides opportunities for MBA students to develop cultural understanding and gain international work experience in an area of the world new to them by completing a minimum four-week project with a sponsoring organization. The Associate Director (AD) also advises student leadership teams for the Global Study Trips program.
Reporting to the Director, Global Experiences, the Associate Director manages the full lifecycle of the GMIX program from creating a pipeline of sponsoring organizations and conducting business outreach through project posting to student offers/acceptances, academic deliverables, and completion of the projects. Responsibilities include:
The Ideal candidate has passion for the program's mission and for working with people, as well as maturity, intelligence, sound judgment, and outstanding written communication and oral presentation skills. A global perspective and a strong understanding of key international companies, multilateral institutions, and international development organizations are critical. Student advising and coaching experience is highly valued, particularly in higher education. Exceptional interpersonal skills and professionalism in dealing with a wide range of constituents including MBA students, faculty, alumni, GSB departments, and business executives are needed to succeed in complex relationship management problem-solving with a strong customer-focused orientation. The candidate should have exceptional project management skills, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
Administer, implement, and interpret university and department policies and procedures on issues regarding admission, financial aid, housing, registrar services, visa services, student life, advising, career counseling and academic services. Identify, clarify, and resolve highly visible or complex issues with substantial significance and impact that may span multiple areas, using expert technical and professional knowledge requiring independent judgment.
Your primary responsibilities include:
In addition, preferred requirements include:
- Experience in an academic environment or client services experience preferred
- MBA or MA in international education or related field strongly preferred
*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.
Why Stanford is for You
Stanford's dedicated 16,000 staff come from diverse educational and career backgrounds. We are a collaborative environment that thrives on innovation and continuous improvement. At Stanford, we seek talent committed to excellence, driven to impact the future of our legacy, and improve lives on a global sphere. We provide competitive salaries, excellent health care and retirement plans, and a generous vacation policy, including additional time off during our winter closure. Our generous perks align with what matters to you:
- Freedom to grow. Take advantage of career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a Ted Talk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or leader discuss global issues.
- A caring culture. We understand the importance of your personal and family time and provide you access to wellness programs, child-care resources, parent education and consultation, elder care and caregiving support.
- A healthier you. We make wellness a priority by providing access to world-class exercise facilities. Climb our rock wall, or participate in one of hundreds of health or fitness classes.
- Discovery and fun. Visit campus gardens, trails, and museums.
- Enviable resources. We offer free commuter programs and ridesharing incentives. Enjoy discounts for computers, cell phones, recreation, travel, entertainment, and more!
We pride ourselves in being a culture that encourages and empowers you.
How to Apply
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Location: Graduate School of Business, California, United States
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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