Senior Manager of Events and Program Operations

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Senior Manager of Events and Program Operations

Stanford University

Job Number:

Job Code: 4917
Job Grade: J

Under the guidance of senior management, develop, deliver and evaluate a portfolio of programs or products. Responsible for delivering multiple products/programs within scope, on time, and within budget.


  • Recommend and execute product/ program plan strategy, including portfolio development and marketing, to meet business objectives.
  • Define and conduct analysis and make recommendations regarding the direction of the product/program portfolio.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of marketing plans as related to portfolio.
  • Assess prospective audience, planning and executing a conversion strategy to meet product/program goals.
  • Deliver an experience that leads to high customer satisfaction and advocacy for the program.
  • Implement improvements based on analysis which improve processes, programs and business across the department.
  • Build partnerships and engage groups that participate in program or product delivery.
  • Manage vendor relationships.
  • May supervise others.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated project/program management skills, including the ability to influence without authority and the ability to manage multiple projects/programs simultaneously.
  • The ability to work effectively with decision-makers across many levels of the organization.
  • Experience developing new business opportunities.
  • Demonstrated experience with various marketing elements (e.g. pricing, audience, channels, communication).
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.

Certifications and Licenses:

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, speaking.
  • Occasionally grasp forcefully, writing by hand.
  • Rarely sort/file paperwork.
* - 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.

  • Occasional work on evenings and weekends.

  • 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,
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
Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4917
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: J
  • Requisition ID: 83046


Location: Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, Stanford, 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: 5/9/2019
Application Due: 5/27/2019
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