Program Manager

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Program Manager

Stanford University

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The Partnership in AI-Assisted Care (PAC) is an interdisciplinary collaboration between the School of Medicine and the Computer Science department focusing on cutting edge computer vision and machine learning technologies to solve some of healthcare's most important problems.
Our research routinely appears in popular press, international conference, and academic journal venues. We have a strong presence in the clinical, medical informatics, machine learning, and computer vision communities.
We are seeking a Program Manager to manage the general operations of the program. The desired candidate has:

  • Supervisory experience
  • A graduate degree in a relevant field (MBA, MPH)
  • A track record of successfully leading complex programs in health care IT
  • The ability to communicate and influence effectively with physicians, researchers, business executives and funders
  • Experience working on complex partnership or multi-stakeholder projects, with experience in engaging stakeholders, fostering collaboration, delivering results, and developing new partnerships
  • Experience managing PHI data
  • CA Driver's License
Responsibilities include:
  • Managing the program: Provide day-to-day management of the working team and collaborators, update leadership (PI's) on a regular basis, and escalate obstacles to leadership as needed. In this day-to-day leadership role, the Program Manager also assumes overall accountability for efficient, timely and fiscally prudent delivery across the program. The Program Manager is also responsible for ensuring continuous improvement within the program, and codifying processes and learning to help build capabilities across the program.
  • Leading the work of the team: Leading the work of a team, providing direction as well as feedback on their work products. The team structure includes research staff, graduate and post-doctoral students, engineers, and clinicians. Responsible for staff development.
  • Developing and managing relationships and deliverables with collaborators, including pilot sponsors, research collaborators/PI's, and funders. Develop and deliver presentation materials for new funding and partnership opportunities. Ensure faculty, students and staff are engaged and collaborating to complete program deliverables. Serve as the liaison with international collaborators across academia, healthcare organizations, non-profit foundations, and industry.
  • Data management : Develop PHI data management, privacy and access policy and controls.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:The ideal candidate will have:
  • A background in healthcare IT
  • A graduate degree in a relevant field (Health Administration, MBA, MPH).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of issues, organizations, facts, and trends in the healthcare sector more broadly.
  • A record of working on complex partnership or multi-stakeholder projects, with experience in engaging stakeholders, fostering collaboration, and delivering results.
  • Experience developing and maintaining partnerships
  • CA Driver's License

  • Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience (experience working with quantitative data highly preferred).

  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities, manage shifting priorities, and handle time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical ability and demonstrated quantitative ability
  • Ability to accomplish goals working through formal and informal channels, with diplomacy and tactfulness.
  • Demonstrated creativity, problem solving, critical analysis, initiative, judgment and, decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and meet budget goals.
  • Demonstrated solid planning and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong relevant subject matter knowledge.
  • Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally use a telephone.
  • Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
* - 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.

  • May work extended hours or weekends.
  • May need to attend meetings outside of the Stanford campus
  • May need to travel up to 5% time

  • 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,
Job Family: Administration
Job Series: Administrative Services Administrator
Job Code: 4122
Grade: J
Exemption: Exempt
Schedule: Full-time


Location: School of Medicine, California, United States
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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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Posted: 2/13/2019
Application Due: 4/15/2019
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