Program Manager, Executive Education

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Program Manager, Executive Education

Stanford University

Job Number:
82175

Job Code: 4102 Grade: E 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.

JOB PURPOSE:
Administer and support GSB Executive Education programs or functions under general supervision. The Program Manager, is responsible for three primary activities: execution of the logistical aspects of executive education programs, departmental coordination and collaboration with GSB partners (housing, dining, facilities, IT, etc.), and program process improvement.




This is a 6-month fixed term, non-exempt position.

Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Independently implement, administer and evaluate day-to-day activities of the function or program. Act as key logistics contact.
  • 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.
  • Analyze and interpret policies; develop, revise and implement procedures for program or function.
  • Represent the program or function within the department, unit or school. May also represent the program or function to external constituencies.
  • Organize and/or participate in outreach activities that may include communications, events, training, and/or conferences. May participate in development of budgets or oversee budgets and monitor and approve expenditures.
  • May direct staff to perform various tasks and assignments. May also supervise staff.
  • Other duties may also be assigned
    To be successful in this position, you will bring:
    • Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
    • Demonstrated ability to prioritize own work and multi-task.
    • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
    • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
    • Relevant subject matter knowledge.
    • Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.

    *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.

    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 We invite you to apply for this position by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button. To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume along with your online application.

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    Location: Graduate School of Business, 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: 2/28/2019
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