Associate Director, Center for South Asia

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Associate Director, Center for South Asia

Stanford University

Job Number:
81656


Associate Director, Center for South Asia
Academic Program Professional 2 Job Family: Administration Job Series: Academic Program Professional Job Code: 4112 Grade: J Exemption: Exempt
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TITLE:
Associate Director
Center for South Asia Stanford Global Studies Division SUMMARY:
The Center for South Asia (a part of the Stanford Global Studies Division) fosters academic events, research, and teaching related to South Asia at Stanford University. The Center's mandate also includes deepening the public understanding of South Asia societies by organizing public lectures, artistic performances, exhibitions, film screenings, and K-12 outreach activities.
JOB PURPOSE:
Reporting to both the Faculty Director and the SGS Executive Director, the Associate Director position provides leadership on programmatic, curricular, and administrative issues. The Associate Director works closely with the Faculty Director and affiliated faculty to facilitate and enhance the Center's programming, curricular, internship opportunities and fundraising efforts. Key responsibilities include assisting the Faculty Director in strategic planning, academic and public outreach programming, financial management and annual budgeting, and relationship cultivation. Other key responsibilities include identifying and facilitating research opportunities for faculty and students, managing the South Asia specialization for the Global Studies minor, developing and managing the programs' communications strategy, and mentoring students and visiting scholars. The Associate Director manages the programs' day-to-day operations in collaboration with a full-time Program Coordinator and student employees.

This position is multi-faceted and dynamic. Candidates should be self-starters, comfortable with autonomy, possess strong communication skills, and be willing to embrace opportunities to shape programmatic initiatives and to work with the Center leadership to drive these initiatives to completion. The ideal candidate should have extensive and direct administrative experience with emphasis on program development and management, budgeting, and staff supervision in an academic environment. S/he should have a demonstrated ability to facilitate interdisciplinary research, to build rapport with campus and off-campus audiences, and to lead student advising and public outreach efforts. Expert knowledge of South Asia cultures, relevant languages, and scholarly networks are strongly desired.

Interested candidates should upload a cover letter and resume in addition to the online application.

CORE DUTIES*:

  • Develop and manage research programs by conducting research activities. Including outreach to varied stakeholders within the program, assigning resources and making program improvement recommendations that impact policies and programs.
  • Identify, recommend and implement opportunities for new research.
  • Source, 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.
  • Teach and/or assist in the teaching and administration of courses. Develop curriculum. Develop curriculum-rating survey, detailed feedback on courses and make recommendations for preliminary overview and changes.
  • Write and/or edit complex content for proposals, research grants, peer-reviewed publications, and other program activities.
  • Contribute to and inform on strategic program/entity planning and related funding and financial sustainability.
  • May advise students and/or coach/mentor clients.
  • Develop or contribute to outreach strategy related to program communications, development, partnerships, and fundraising/funding.

* - Other duties may also be assigned




MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:




Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and three or more years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience. Advanced degree strongly preferred; PhD highly preferred. Experience managing a budget and developing financial plans. Experience managing staff preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to develop program partnerships and funding sources.
  • Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
  • Ability to oversee and direct staff.
  • Basic knowledge of managing budgets and developing financial plans.
    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

    Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.


    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.








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    Location: School of Humanities and Sciences, California, United States
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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: 1/9/2019
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