Executive Director, Biomedical Informatics Training Program

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Executive Director, Biomedical Informatics Training Program

Stanford University

Job Number:
87038

Located at the intersection of computer science, biology, medicine, and statistics, the Biomedical Informatics graduate program in the Department of Biomedical Data Science seeks to promote research and training in the design of novel methods to solve challenging problems in the biomedical domain. We are recruiting an Executive Director who will be responsible for both the strategic and operational management of the program. The program currently trains over 100 students, both masters and PhD, local and remote, and includes over 20 affiliated faculty across many departments, all of whom will interact with the Executive Director to continue the successful interdisciplinary research and educational mission of the program.

Duties include:

  • Lead strategic planning and analysis for complex functions or programs with significant business, regulatory and/or technical challenges requiring subject matter expertise. May provide development of program or function from initial concept to implementation.
  • Manage the administration and evaluation of programs or functions. Oversee the interpretation, implementation and compliance with policies and regulations. Recommend actions and/or resolve complex issues that often span organizational boundaries.
  • Represent the program or function at the university level and/or to external/internal stakeholders and constituencies.
  • Develop and manage outreach strategy that includes relationship development, communications, and compliance.
  • Oversee or supervise staff in the development and implementation of programs or functions.
  • Promote diversity and inclusion throughout the program's activities, including admissions.
  • May develop and/or oversee budgets; manage finances including monitoring, analyzing, forecasting, and reporting.
* - Other duties may also be assigned.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics or similar. At least 3 years of cumulative work experience outside of Ph.D. (could be pre and post-) that demonstrate ability to plan, design, and execute on complex projects. Experience working with industrial partnerships and external affiliates a plus.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to influence and motivate constituencies which could span multiple organizational boundaries.
  • Demonstrated excellent planning, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to make sound business decisions using good business judgment and innovative and creative problem-solving.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage financial, organizational and staff resources.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills for working with students, staff, and faculty, and the ability to cultivate professional and business partnerships.
  • Relevant subject matter expertise.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
None.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • 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.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
May work extended hours or weekends.

WORK STANDARDS (from JDL):
  • 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.
Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4123
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: K
  • Requisition ID: 87038


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Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, 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: 9/2/2020
Application Due: 9/2/2032
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