Stanford University is seeking an Academic Program Professional 3 to work under broad direction of faculty or management to identify opportunities, develop strategy, and lead, implement, and administer large academic programs. Serve as expert advisor to faculty and staff and have a large role in program/entity strategy development, long-range planning, and partnership development.
Lead and oversee development, implementation, administration, and evaluation of programs. Oversee analysis, reporting, and program improvements. Oversee the development, adherence to, and implementation of program policies and procedures.
Lead strategic planning for the program/entity.
Represent the entity or program to the broader university, external community, and other stakeholders. Provide expert consultation related to program development, funding opportunities, or other specialty area.
Develop outreach strategy related to program communications, development, partnerships and fundraising/funding. Identify external funding opportunities and write proposals and research grants. Develop and oversee strategic financial planning and sustainability for the program/entity, as needed; monitor performance and ensure appropriate controls.
Teach or co-teach courses; oversee the administration of courses; create and/or advise in the development of curriculum; and/or advise students, coach and mentor clients and program staff.
Coach and mentor program staff.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
5+ years of experience in either public or private sectors, with a strong understanding of global development.
Strong expertise in policy and advocacy efforts, working with governments and the private sectors. Experience working specifically in Ethiopia will be preferred.
Must have strong relationships working with donors and governments and a track record of building strategic partnerships.
Experience with multilateral organizations, especially on health and development issues is required.
Must have experience in gender mainstreaming, gender integration and policy and have a demonstrated commitment towards gender equality.
Ability to cultivate strong relationships with both colleagues internally and externally in a multiple stakeholder environment.
Demonstrated success in program or project management, managing teams and ensuring goal alignment.
Significant experience having worked in leadership roles involving policy and advocacy organizations, initiatives or programs requiring communication, analytical and strong leadership and management skills.
Experience building partner capacity.
Ability to work in complex teams with flexibility and adaptability to fast paced environments.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Advanced degree and five or more years of relevant experience in area of specialization or combination of relevant education, training, and/or experience. For jobs with financial responsibilities, experience managing a budget and developing financial plans. Experience developing program partnerships and funding sources.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Ability to develop program partnerships and funding sources.
Advanced oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
Ability to oversee and direct staff.
Ability to manage budgets and develop financial plans.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES: For teaching jobs, advanced degree or certification may be required for some programs. Add Here
Occasionally use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weight up to 40 pounds.
Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weight > 40 pounds.
Ability to use voice to present information/communication with others.
*- 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.
May work extended hours, evenings or weekends.
Must be able to travel domestically and internationally. Additional Information
Location: School of Medicine, 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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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, 12000 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 is an equal empl...oyment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.