Program Manager, Stanford Center for Health Education

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Program Manager, Stanford Center for Health Education

Stanford University

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Job Code: 4112

Grade: J

The Stanford Center for Health Education (SCHE) supports a more effective and efficient approach to the training of health professionals at Stanford and around the world while empowering the public through access to credible, accessible, and engaging parallel public health education. In offering content created by faculty in all seven schools at Stanford University and improving on conventional approaches to professional healthcare education, SCHE aims to increase the global availability of well-trained healthcare professionals, create a more informed public, and improve health outcomes in some of the world's most vulnerable populations. One of the Center's programs is the Digital Medical Education International Collaborative (, a growing global initiative based out of the Stanford University School of Medicine. Our vision is to improve global health outcomes by increasing access to medical education and building human capacity. Our mission is to collaborate with organizations across the world to create high quality, accessible, and customized healthcare learning experiences, openly available online to anyone, anywhere, anytime via our global platform.

SCHE is seeking a Program Manager who will develop and lead educational programs in alignment with the Center's objectives, including the Digital MEdIC initiative. With a focus on business development for global impact, the Program Manager will build and grow educational programs targeted at various learners around the world.
This is a two-year fixed-term position.
As Program Manager, SCHE, you will:

  • Manage a portfolio of new and existing education offerings created by SCHE. Lead and oversee development, implementation, administration, and evaluation of professional education and healthcare related online programs. Work with Stanford Medicine faculty and departments to envision and execute educational programs that will extend our reach to learners worldwide.
  • Identify, recommend and implement opportunities for new educational offerings and research.
  • Develop and manage partnerships for our Digital MEdIC program, working to establish high-level relationships with related government, academic, and nonprofit organizations aiming to improve health outcomes through education.
  • Oversee analysis, reporting, and program improvements. Oversee the development, adherence to, and implementation of program policies and procedures.
  • Lead business development functions for the Center for Health Education, including the evaluation of revenue generating opportunities against program resources, capabilities, and mission.
  • Represent the entity or program to the broader university, external community, and other stakeholders. Provide expert consultation related to program development, funding opportunities, or other specialty area.
  • Develop outreach strategy related to program communications, development, partnerships and fundraising/funding. Identify external funding opportunities and write proposals and research grants.
  • Coach and mentor related program coordination staff.
  • Make independent decisions in the best interest of the program, faculty, and SCHE.

    Education & Experience:

    Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience. Advanced degree may be required for some programs. For jobs with financial responsibilities, experience managing a budget and developing financial plans.

    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.
  • Passion for education, teaching and learning
  • Highly Organized
  • Team Player
  • Project management Desired Skills
    • Experience building and designing online education programs
    • Experience working with academic faculty and staff and/or in healthcare
    • Grant writing experience
    • Leadership and team management

  • 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 the job.

  • May work extended hours, evenings or weekends.
  • May travel locally or abroad.
  • Occasional overnight travel.
  • 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, _


    Location: Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, California, United States
    Classification Level:

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    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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    Job No:
    Posted: 1/17/2019
    Application Due: 3/19/2019
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