Strategy Associate

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Stanford University
Location
Stanford

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Strategy Associate
School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States

Schedule: Full-time
Job Code: 4122
Employee Status: Regular
Grade: J
Requisition ID: 92687

Stanford University School of Medicine was founded in 1858 with a mission to be a premier research-intensive medical school that improves health through leadership, diversity, and a collaborative approach to discovery and innovation in patient care, education, and research.

Stanford Medicine is the single brand for 3 different entities: Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford Health Care, and Stanford Children's Health. Stanford Medicine is led by a partnership among the Dean of the School of Medicine and Stanford's two hospital CEOs. Stanford Medicine's mission: “Through innovative discovery and the translation of new knowledge, we improve human health locally and globally. We serve our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care. We inspire and prepare the future leaders of science and medicine.”

With more than 2,300 faculty, each providing a unique mix of research, education, and patient care effort, organized in 30 academic departments and 16 interdisciplinary institutes and centers, supported by more than 3,900 staff, educating 3,000 students, postdoctoral fellows, clinical residents/fellows, and trainees, and collectively generating about $2.6B in revenues, the School of Medicine is Stanford's largest school and truly a complex organization.

We seek a Strategy Associate to collaboratively develop robust strategies for departments, centers, institutes, and other relevant entities to achieve Stanford Medicine's mission. This position is on the Enterprise Strategy Team and reports to the Director of Strategic Initiatives.

Duties include:
  • Assist in the development of key strategic initiatives, including development and maintenance of Stanford Medicine's Integrated Strategic Plan.
  • Collaborate with team members, faculty leaders, and administrators to scope and implement special projects and strategic initiatives that support Stanford Medicine's long-term strategic vision and short-term objectives.
  • Conduct research and synthesize findings of national programs, trends, and best practices at academic medical centers and other institutions on a variety of issues to develop program recommendations and/or benchmarks.
  • Draft presentations, white papers, and other meeting materials to support strategic planning efforts.
  • Support efforts to obtain stakeholder perspectives, gather data, problem-solve, and draft recommendations.


* - Other duties may also be assigned.

Holistically, the School of Medicine is rooted in an inclusive culture of excellence and diversity that values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that keeps pace with market trends, and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

A working knowledge of health care industry trends in demographics, policy, science/technology, and economics is valuable, as is experience in academic medical centers.
  • Excellent strategic thinking and project management skills
  • Collaborative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to prepare executive-level written and oral presentations


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


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities, manage shifting priorities, and handle numerous time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to accomplish goals working through formal and informal channels, with diplomacy and tactfulness.
  • Demonstrated creativity, problem solving, critical analysis, initiative, judgment, and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated solid planning and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.


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 occasional extended hours or weekends.


WORK STANDARDS:
  • 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.


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 https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/working-stanford/covid-19/interim-policies/covid-19-surveillance-testing-policy



To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://apptrkr.com/3062859

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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