The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division of the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University's School of Medicine is seeking a Program Manager to administer and support programs or functions under general supervision.
Assist Director of the Stanford Neurodiversity Project with designing programs related to neurodiverse students and employees at Stanford.
Assist Director of the Stanford Neurodiversity Project with carrying out collaborative initiatives with external partners.
Independently identify/modify standard procedures based on judgment concerning the general goals of a project; select approaches in developing, testing, and evaluating new methods.
Lead or participate in multidisciplinary teams.
Complete project-related administrative and budgetary responsibilities of a limited scope as needed.
Formally supervise and train new staff or students, including hiring, performance management, and related duties, in addition to instruction on techniques and consultation on project work.
Perform the full range of project management cycle: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. Independently lead and direct projects requiring high levels of functional integration and involving multiple disciplines to be managed.
Responsible for managing, leading and motivating the assigned cross-functional project team, facilitating the team's ability to fulfill their responsibilities.
Responsible for managing project goals, opportunities, resources, timelines, and metrics.
Direct development of an action plan, and estimate requirements for resources, including management, labor, materials, and time required to complete projects.
Responsible for communicating, presenting effectively, and working seamlessly with all project stakeholders: one-on-one, meetings, facilitation, motivating, problem solving, status reporting, conflict management, and delegation.
Develop project schedules, targets, measurements, and accountabilities, as assigned.
Facilitate team meetings and prepare/approve minutes.
Provide leadership in determining, recommending, and implementing improvements to policies/processes; define best practices.
Assist in grant applications.
* - Other duties may also be assigned DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
>3 years of experience in special education.
>3 years of experience in career and college transitions.
>3 years of experience in project management.
Experience that can translate to deep understanding of student needs at Stanford.
Experience with building partnerships in programs within educational institutions and corporations.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills.
Good leadership, diplomacy, judgment, and decision-making skills.
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
Expert skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Microsoft Project and Adobe Acrobat.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Expert level knowledge and skills in field of special education and/or employment for neurodiverse individuals.
General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs.
Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to complete detailed work accurately.
Highly effective written and oral communication skills to address a wide variety of audiences.
Ability to productively assemble, engage, and lead cross-functional teams.
Demonstrated resilience, diplomacy, influence, relationship building, and problem solving skills in a variety of situations.
Keen grasp of interpersonal and impact awareness.
Depth of knowledge in technical discipline/domain needed to deliver projects.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.
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.
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
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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