ABOUT STANFORD UNIVERSITY AND RESIDENTIAL & DINING ENTERPRISES:
Founded in 1891, Stanford University is among the top academic institutions in the country, excelling in a wide range of fields from the humanities to information technology to the health sciences and medicine. The university is located near Palo Alto, 35 miles south of San Francisco, on an 8,800-acre campus.
Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE), the largest auxiliary organization at Stanford University, supports the academic mission of the University by providing the highest quality services to students and other members of the university community. The Department has an annual operating budget of over $270 million, oversees a 5 million sq. ft. physical plant across the campus, and provides housing for over 13,000 students and dependents, serves over 18,000 daily meals at 30 dining and retail locations and over 300,000 meals at Athletic Concessions events, and hosts 20,000 conference guests annually. Additionally, R&DE comprises 735 FTE staff in the following divisions: the Office of the Senior Associate Vice Provost, Student Housing, Stanford Dining, Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries, Stanford Conferences, and a team of R&DE strategic business partners: Finance & Administration, Human Resources, Information Technology and Communications.
Students (Customers) First is the mantra of R&DE and our strategic goals reflect our commitment to delivering quality and excellence to our constituents every day. In R&DE,Excellence is defined by aligning our strategic goals and performance with our vision.
JOB PURPOSE: Lead, perform, and coordinate the planning, strategy, and execution of technical training and development of staff in R&DE Maintenance Operations and Capital Projects (MCP). CORE DUTIES*:
Plans and implements specific programs and projects.
Provides and coordinates delivery of technical training and professional development of maintenance staff, project management staff, and other employees in MCP.
Develops and improves the divisional onboarding process for MCP.
Provides mentorship for career development.
In partnership with R&DE Human Resources, provides mentorship and program development for soft skills and emotional intelligence.
Creates, manages, and track metrics related to job performance, technical training compliance, standardization, and technical professional development.
In partnership with R&DE Human Resources, provides thoughtful leadership on talent management strategy, direction, advice, and counsel to managers.
Lead and manage the technical talent development processes, tools and frameworks with appropriate customization.
Lead the development of strategy and execution of talent management/development processes and programs as it pertains to technical development.
In partnership with R&DE Human Resources, help managers identify gaps in staff development and help staff develop within the organization.
Deploy measurement system to track and report progress on talent management and technical development
In partnership with the offices of the SAVP and Executive Director of Human Resources, support the university-wide effort in the definition of Stanford best practices for employee satisfaction and engagement.
Participate at professional conferences with the intent of building Stanford's reputation for leading-edge technical talent management practices as the best-led, best-managed university in the world.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Possess leading subject matter expertise on talent management problems and practices; advise and make recommendations to management.
Demonstrated ability to establish a strong partnership with the human resources partners and other members of the management team.
Expertise and experience developing and implementing effective talent management solutions, including learning and development, performance management, and organizational effectiveness.
Strong program/project management skills and experience.
Ability to build the confidence of others through open communication and respectful behavior.
Ability to connect with customers, partners, suppliers, and colleagues across functions to achieve significant results.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, integrity, and self-confidence.
Strong influencing capability; able to skillfully influence peers, colleagues, and vendors to promote and sell ideas; ability to build broad-based relationships across the organization.
Proficiency with standard desktop applications for word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations.
Certifications and Licenses:
Bilingual (Spanish & English) is highly desirable.
Frequently stand/walk, sit, perform desk based computer tasks, use a telephone, and grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
Occasionally twist/bend/stoop/squat, reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
Frequently operate foot and/or hand controls.
* - 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 the job. WORKING CONDITIONS:
Travel on campus to schools/units/buildings.
Must wear personal protective equipment as defined/required by job assignments.
May rarely be exposed to high voltage electricity, radiation or electromagnetic fields, lasers, noise > 80dB TWA, allergens/biohazards/chemicals /asbestos, or heavy metals
May rarely work in confined spaces or at heights 10 feet.
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.
Job Code: 4713Job Grade: I
Location: Residential & Dining Enterprises, 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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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu. Stanford University is an ...equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.