Associate Director of Community Partnerships (Academic Program Professional 2)
Job Number: 82547
Job Code: 4112Job Grade: J The Center for Population Health Sciences mission is to advance the understanding of social, environmental, and behavioral influences. The OCE is the home within the Center for Population Health Sciences for building innovative models of engagement. We strive to:- Foster meaningful community partnerships in the local area.- Develop a cadre of faculty, trainees, students, and community partners equipped with skills to address real-word problems impacting local communities and vulnerable populations. - Facilitate the design and implementation of research that promotes population health and health equity. The OCE is seeking an Associate Director of Community Partnerships to oversee the OCE's academic-community partnerships. This position will be an integral member of the OCE team and will be expected to be a team leader for a variety of community-engagement activities. Duties include:- Oversee development and maintenance of community partnerships for health-related research that is initiated on campus.- Plan and lead project related meetings and project coordination activities related to community partnerships.- Lead various community engaged research activities, including qualitative research.- Identify and bring forth community identified needs and seek opportunities for new collaborative projects with Stanford researchers, trainees, or students.- Take a lead role in developing and implementing community engagement plans and strategies for OCE projects.- Conduct annual community partnership evaluation.- Develop and maintain OCE Advisory Board.- Provide technical assistance and mentorship on effective community engagement strategies, community-based research, building sustainable partnerships, and community-engagement components of grants.- Participate on various community-related committees, and leadership roles to further advance local community partnerships. - Hire, direct, and lead community partnership coordination staff. - Train community partners in various evidence-based community-engagement strategies. * - Other duties may also be assigned.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:- Master degree in public health, social sciences or a related field and five or more years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience. - Advanced doctoral degree preferred.- Experience managing programs, including budgets, financial plans, milestones and metrics. - Demonstrated experience in community-engagement and partnership development desired. - Excellent skills in qualitative research in community-based settings.- Proficient project management skills. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):- Bachelor's degree and three or more 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. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):- 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. CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:- Valid non-commercial class California Driver's License. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:- Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, perform desk-based computer tasks.- Occasionally use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.- Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.- Ability to use voice to present information/communicate with others.- On-campus mobility.* - 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 extended hours, evenings or weekends.- May travel locally. - Occasional overnight travel. 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.
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
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