Fellowships Manager

Job description

Fellowships Manager🔍School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United StatesNew📁Student Services📅5 days ago Post Date📅89090 Requisition #The Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign is a multidisciplinary collaboration between the Stanford University Schools of Medicine and Engineering. Its mission is centered on educating and empowering aspiring health technology innovators. To achieve this aim, Biodesign offers fellowship programs, faculty training, graduate and undergraduate-level courses, and a portfolio of other educational initiatives focused on identifying unmet healthcare needs, inventing new technologies to address them, and preparing to introduce those solutions into patient care.

Stanford Biodesign seeks a Fellowships Manager (Student Services Officer 2) to perform the following key responsibilities:

    Administer an area or program in student services, evaluate and recommend decisions on program eligibility. Review decisions recommended by other staff.Collaborate with others to help resolve program issues and concerns, interpret policies, and mediate complex and sensitive issues. May be tasked with evaluating and recommending program improvements.Resolve multi-dimensional matters in response to students in crisis, at risk, or who have other program issues, counsel students and parents on sensitive and confidential issues.Provide guidance and counsel, oversee and develop a wide range of programs and services, analyze effectiveness and make recommendations for future programs.Reconcile complex issues; analyze diverse transactions from multiple sources.Summarize data from multiple sources, prepare management reports and presentations.Identify and evaluate data needs, manage the implementation and development of technology.Develop and Implement plans for outreach efforts, develop and maintain external community and university liaison represent department and university at meetings and events.Provide advice to students on a range of issues, including, but not limited to, academic progress, academic program policies, career plans, accessibility, community standards, etc., in order to assist them in making appropriate choices and decisions. May have to escalate issues to a senior advisor.Apprise students of research, fellowship and scholarship opportunities, make recommendations and may award grants. Serve as a subject matter expert to students and other departments; represent unit/department.May lead, create and contribute to development of business practices and organizational change to improve processes and workflow.May oversee, analyze and assist in financial processes and development of budgets.Serve as a key member of project teams.May train and supervise other staff, volunteers, student and temporary workers.

* - Other duties may also be assigned.


  • Experience and/or an interest in healthcare or health technology innovation.
  • Initiative, flexibility, and perseverance in performing job responsibilities.
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Expertise in tracking high volumes of information and managing competing priorities.
  • Proven organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with team members at all levels of the organization.
  • Willingness to lead and follow, as needed, to ensure the successful completion of program goals.
  • Ability to research and innovate new solutions to streamline current procedures.


  • Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.


    Strong communication skills to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences, client groups, and management.Advanced analysis and problem solving skills.Advanced computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite.Advanced customer service skills.Relevant computer systems/technology experience.Understanding of financial transactions.Ability to ensure and apply compliance with legal, financial, and university policies and external regulations.


    Frequently sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.Occasionally stand, walk, twist, use fine manipulation, grasp, use a telephone, write by hand, sort and file paperwork, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 10 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 may be required, especially related events.The Biodesign offices have an open floorplan with no cubes and minimal work space separation.


    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: 7502
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: H
  • Requisition ID: 89090




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Job No:
Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 6/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time