AI4ALL Program Manager, Pre-Collegiate Studies

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AI4ALL Program Manager, Pre-Collegiate Studies

Position Overview
Stanford AI4ALL aims to simultaneously educate and excite participants about the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) by providing exposure to a variety of AI topics, discussing in-depth some of the cutting-edge AI research and exploring the societal impacts of AI. To foster personal growth through career development workshops, mentoring and social events. To provide participants a hands-on experience with real research projects in the AI Lab. The position will include working with Stanford AI professors for class lectures. Daily demonstrations and in-depth introductions to ongoing research projects in the AI Lab. Field trips to local companies involved in AI. Plan and oversee lectures by experts in career and personal development, small-group mentoring session with AI faculty and senior AI researchers, and social events with Stanford AI graduate students.

Your responsibilities as Program Manager include:

  • Coordinating lectures by Stanford Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science professors
  • Collaborating with AI4ALL to schedule field trips to local companies involved in Artificial Intelligence
  • Planning and leading small-group mentoring session with AI faculty and senior AI researchers
  • Coordinate social events with Stanford AI graduate students and AI4ALL
  • Help select Artificial Intelligence and/or Computer Science graduate students to become program Research Mentors
  • Assisting with staff training and orientation
  • Assist Head Counselor in Arrival and Departure Day planning, field trips, and other “cluster-wide” events
  • Maintaining a strong presence within their residential area - regularly visiting the residences, attending program events, and building relationships with residential staff and participants is essential to being successful in the role
  • Attending house meetings, visiting afternoon activities, and having an awareness as to what is happening within the residences
  • Fielding questions, listening to concerns, and mediating conflicts
  • Meeting regularly and working closely with their teams of Head Counselors to ensure program rules and guidelines are uniformly enforced across the different residences
  • Fostering and promoting an inclusive environment for all participants, staff, and SPCS community members
  • Guiding participants in educational initiatives centered around individual development, wellness, community engagement, and inclusion
  • Assuring the well-being of participants by helping them physically navigate campus and off-campus locations and completing rounds of multi-story buildings to conduct wellness checks
  • Leading and participating in afternoon, evening, and weekend recreational and social activities

    To be successful in this position, you will bring:
  • A commitment to inclusion and/or STEM fields
  • Comfort with supervising others, including enforcing rules, solving problems, making decisions, and mediating conflict
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to delegate
  • Enthusiasm, responsibility, and team-building skills
  • Ability to maintain calmness under pressure
  • Availability for Admissions Meetings and AI4ALL meetings before the program begins (sometime between March-May)
  • Availability for mandatory training June 17 - June 23, 2019

    Additionally, you will preferably bring:
  • At least one year of experience as a Residential Assistant, or comparable residential leadership experience
  • Undergraduate studies in Computer Science or related field
  • Previous summer camp/program experience or experience leading or managing student groups

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. All candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.
  • All Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies (SPCS) staff are expected to follow university guidelines as outlined in the Stanford Administrative Guide. In particular, SPCS employment candidates should review the university's Controlled Substances and Alcohol policy for all Stanford employees, found here, as well as the policy for youth-designated buildings, found here.

    The standard salary for the Program Manager is $1,475/week plus a full room and board package. This position is exempt and is therefore not subject to overtime pursuant to state and federal wage and hour laws.

    Programs and Dates
    The 2018 program summer dates are:
  • Stanford AI4ALL | June 23 - July 12, 2019

    A completed application, which includes a resume and transcript, is needed for consideration.
    The priority application deadline for this position is January 27, 2019, though we will continue to review applications past this date as needed.

    This position is hosted within the department of Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies. For inquiries, please email: [email protected]

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    Job No:
    Posted: 12/17/2018
    Application Due: 1/28/2019
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