Program Manager

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Program Manager🔍School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States📁Administration📅Oct 08, 2020 Post Date📅87487 Requisition #The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences’ Center for Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing at the Stanford School of Medicine is seeking a Program Manager. This position will manage core programs and initiatives of the Community Partnerships Team and affiliated Center for Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The Program Manager will develop, manage and provide technical assistance in support of several Center programs including a tribal suicide prevention program, a media and mental health initiative, a biennial adolescent mental wellness conference, and a variety of school mental health and suicide prevention projects.

The Program Manager must exercise sound judgment in targeting and cultivating possible community partnerships and promoting and communicating Stanford’s objectives to the community. (S)he will need to have the demonstrated capacity for fostering networks between faculty and community partners, particularly those that work in entertainment, news and social media, school health, and suicide prevention.
This position will be responsible for supporting multiple internal and external working groups, communication with faculty and community partners, planning large conferences and other community events and running numerous projects that support increased awareness, access, and stigma-reduction for mental health services, with a particular focus on early intervention and services for individuals ages 12-25. The Program Manger will also be expected to publish project newsletters, manage websites and make community presentations related to these programs.

Duties include:
•Independently implement, administer and evaluate day-to-day activities of the unit, function or program by identifying and executing tasks and objectives, making recommendations that impact policies and programs, and assigning resources to achieve the goals of the program.
•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 as the key contact and subject matter expert within the department, unit or school. Commit resources and provide information and/or training. May also represent the program or function to external/internal stakeholders and constituencies.
•Organize and/or participate in outreach activities that may include developing communications and training, planning/promoting events and/or conferences.
•May direct staff to perform various tasks and assignments. May also supervise staff.
* - Other duties may also be assigned


•Prior experience working in mental health and suicide prevention
•Experience working with diverse (including indigenous) communities a plus
•Experience using programs such as Microsoft Powerpoint and Excel, Adobe Experience Manager, MediaSpace, MailChimp, iMovie


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.


•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.


•Occasional evening and weekend hours.
Additional WORKING CONDITIONS: (remove if none)


•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,

Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4121
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: H
  • Requisition ID: 87487




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Posted: 10/10/2020
Application Due: 12/9/2020
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