Program Manager

Stanford University
School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Program Manager🔍School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States📁Administration📅Jan 11, 2022 Post Date📅92779 Requisition #The Stanford Center for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine and Imaging (AIMI) seeks an experienced and organized Program Manager (Administrative Services Administrator 1) to administer and support programs or functions related to the vision, strategy, and goals of the AIMI Center. The AIMI Center is an internationally recognized powerhouse of clinical, academic, and technological innovation with a mission to develop and support transformative medical AI research and clinical applications to improve human health.

The Program Manager, reporting to the AIMI Executive Director, will work alongside expert Stanford faculty and colleagues to support and enhance our existing programs/projects and create and implement new programs/projects and resources. The Program Manager assists with the development, implementation, and management of AIMI’s programs and projects centered around enabling the Stanford community and broader AI research community to participate in AI and machine learning research, connecting faculty and trainees to new opportunities, and supporting key Center initiatives. This includes operationalizing research projects and programs, project management for investigator-initiated or sponsored research, managing AIMI grants and industry affiliates, and building the AI in medicine community by networking, hosting events, and promoting collaboration and communication within the Stanford community, throughout Silicon Valley, and with national/international collaborators.

Successful candidates are adept at working with physicians, faculty scientists, collaborators, and vendors; experienced at managing a portfolio of programs; exceptionally organized; highly motivated; savvy in developing and navigating relationships across multiple organizations; and capable of working independently. They have solid business skills, an inquisitive mind, an eye for excellence, and a track record of building effective systems and making sound decisions. They recognize new opportunities and challenges and approach them with a customer orientation and an entrepreneurial approach. They thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced, and mission-driven team. Above all, they enjoy making a positive societal impact for human health, engaging with world renowned faculty, and developing lasting relationships both internally and externally.

Duties include:

    Independently and in partnership with faculty and colleagues, 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 functionRepresent 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.Manage timelines, communication and logistics for programs/projectsAssess efficacy and impact of programs and recommend opportunities for improvementMay participate in development of budgets, monitor, and approve expenditures. May perform limited forecasting and provide recommendations that determine the budget. May direct staff to perform various tasks and assignments. May also supervise staff.

* - Other duties may also be assigned.


  • Experience working in a health care environment within a large health system or academic medical center. Experience with clinical data and images is also desirable.
  • Research administration (IRB and pre-/post-award management) experience
  • Experience producing scientific communications content and maintaining website and social media content.
  • Polished written and oral communication skills to address a wide variety of audiences.
  • Ability to productively engage and influence cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated project and program management ability to employ integration, scope time management, cost, quality, human resources, communication, risk, and procurement components. Experience with Agile, SCRUM, and other project management practices, techniques, and procedures preferred.
  • Demonstrated resilience, diplomacy, influence, relationship building, multi-tasking, and problem solving skills in a variety of situations.


  • 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.


  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certified, completion of a Project Management Certificate program, or certification in process is desired.


    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.


    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,

As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply to all university employees, including those working remotely in the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff, please visit

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