Project Manager, Research Initiatives
Project Manager, Research Initiatives🔍Graduate School of Business, Stanford, California, United StatesNew📁Administration📅6 days ago Post Date📅89364 Requisition #This is a two-year fixed-term role that may be extended.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. The GSB is seeking a Project Manager to support two research initiatives: the Investor Responsibility Initiative (IRI), and the Corporations and Society Initiative (CASI). For the IRI, the Project Manager supports various activities that will be launched this year. An early project will be to work with GSB faculty members and staff to set up and maintain the website for the IRI; this would include setting up a user interface for individuals to submit seed grant proposals to the IRI. Once the website is set up, the PM processes grant applications and answers questions posed by applicants, as well as assists faculty members and others charged with reviewing the grant applications. When grants are approved, the PM works with GSB and University personnel to help in the disbursement of funds and to ensure that all processes are in accord with University policies and regulations. There is also a communications and events component of the role: working with GSB and University personnel, the PM facilitates communications about funding opportunities, IRI activities and events, and other news and information about IRI. He/she also helps to plan conferences and other events that IRI hosts, and oversees the logistics involved in holding those events. For CASI, the Project Manager helps maintain and update the CASI website and blog, and maintains mailing lists. He/she assists with logistics related to CASI policy engagements, including comment submission and education programs. The PM also assists with event planning, organization, logistics and publicity, and with management of travel and administrative arrangement and expenses. We envision 60% of the Project Manager’s time will be spent supporting IRI, and 40% supporting CASI. Your primary responsibilities include:
- Develop and manage research programs by conducting research activities, including outreach to varied stakeholders within the program, assigning resources and making program improvement recommendations that impact policies and programs.
- Identify, recommend and implement opportunities for these research initiatives.
- Source, 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.
- Write and/or edit complex content for proposals, research grants, peer-reviewed publications, and other program activities.
- Contribute to and inform on strategic program/entity planning and related funding and financial sustainability.
- Develop or contribute to outreach strategy related to program communications, development, partnerships, and fundraising/funding.
- Be flexible to completing any other additional assigned duties.
- Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience. Advanced degree may be required for some programs. For jobs with financial responsibilities, experience managing a budget and developing financial plans.
- Ability to develop program partnerships and funding sources.
- Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
- Ability to oversee and direct staff.
- Basic knowledge of managing budgets and developing financial plans.
- Knowledge of grant management
- Ability to work with a wide range of people including students, faculty members,
- and other staff and administrators
- Experience with event planning
- Experience with general, high-level issues involved in website maintenance
- 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!
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4112
- Employee Status: Fixed-Term
- Grade: J
- Requisition ID: 89364