Job Classification Title: Administrative Services Administrator 2 JCC: 4122 Grade: J Exempt, 100% FTE One year fixed term from date of hire
Director of Programs:
A large lab within the Department of Psychology is looking for a Director of Programs. The Director of Programs will work under the direction of PERTS program leadership to implement the vision and strategy of key programs and initiatives, including the Engagement Project. The Engagement Project is one of our newest programs in which teachers use evidence-based strategies and get feedback from their students through surveys to make changes in their students' outcomes.
PERTS is an applied research center at Stanford University that partners with schools, colleges, and other organizations to improve student motivation and achievement on a large scale. In the process, PERTS conducts research that enables us to improve our programs and to expand what is known about academic motivation.
The Director of Programs will be responsible for developing, coordinating, and advancing the aims and programmatic strategy of the PERTS team while at the same time project managing programs/initiatives throughout their cycle. Duties will include: developing an overarching programmatic strategy plan and detailed timeline for execution; Coordinating with PERTS staff, contractors, and external partners to ensure the implementation of programs/products align with long-term PERTS goals; Coordinating market research initiatives to meet and exceed stakeholder and user needs; Promoting the goals of PERTS through outreach and funding initiatives including presentations, proposals, and conference participation (either in-person or via the web); Managing the development and improvements to the Program Materials.
The ideal candidate must have experience working in the K-12 and/or higher education as well as experience in program management/product development/sales. The candidate must be good with engaging in outreach activities, such as developing new relationships with teachers, schools, and districts as well as with key networks that our team is involved in. It is critical that the candidate has extensive knowledge of the U.S. education system and its stakeholders. Finally, because the project is fast-moving with rapidly changing priorities, the candidate must have excellent organization and communication skills, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment with rapidly evolving priorities.
This is one year fixed term position with possibility of renewal.
**To be considered, please submit your most recent resume and cover letter with the application**
Lead the planning and operations for programs or functions that have significant business, regulatory and/or technical challenges requiring subject matter expertise.
Evaluate programs or functions, policies and procedures. Identify issues, and develop alternative solutions which may include changes to programs, policies and procedures.
Review and analyze trends to advise and develop recommendations to achieve or modify the goals of the program or function.
Represent the program or function within the department, unit or school by committing resources and provide information and/or training. Represent the program or function at the university level and/or to external/internal stakeholders and constituencies.
Manage and contribute e to the development of outreach strategy that may include relationship development, communications and compliance.
May develop and/or oversee budgets; manage finances including monitoring, analyzing, forecasting, and reporting.
Assess training needs and may develop associated training.
May direct and/or supervise staff. * - Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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.
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 the job.
WORKING CONDITIONS: 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
Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.
Location: School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford, 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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