Stanford University School of Medicine was founded in 1858 with a mission to be a premier research-intensive medical school that improves health through leadership, diversity, and a collaborative approach to discovery and innovation in patient care, education, and research.
Stanford Medicine is the single brand for 3 different entities: Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford Health Care, and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. Stanford Medicine is led by a partnership among the Dean of the School of Medicine and Stanford's two hospital CEOs. Stanford Medicine's mission: Through innovative discovery and the translation of new knowledge, we improve human health locally and globally. We serve our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care. We inspire and prepare the future leaders of science and medicine.
With more than 2,300 faculty, each providing a unique mix of research, education, and patient care effort, organized in 30 academic departments and 16 interdisciplinary institutes and centers, supported by more than 3,900 staff, educating 3,000 students, postdoctoral fellows, clinical residents/fellows, and trainees, and collectively generating about $2.6B in revenues, the School of Medicine is Stanford's largest school and truly a complex organization.
We seek a Manager of Enterprise Strategy Operations to collaboratively execute on strategies for departments, centers, institutes, and other relevant entities to achieve Stanford Medicine's mission. This position is in the Office of Strategic Initiatives, which is part of the dean's strategy team, and reports to the Senior Director, Enterprise Strategy Operations.
Manage and support key strategic initiatives, including development and maintenance of Stanford Medicine's Integrated Strategic Plan.
Collaborate with team members, faculty leaders, and administrators to scope and implement special projects and strategic initiatives that support Stanford Medicine's long-term strategic vision and short-term objectives. Independently execute, manage, and lead projects and initiatives.
Conduct reviews of national programs, trends, and best practices at academic medical centers and other institutions on a variety of issues to develop program recommendations and/or benchmarks.
Evaluate a variety of programs across Stanford Medicine. Lead efforts to obtain stakeholder perspectives, gather data, problem-solve, and draft recommendations.
Develop strong working relationships and communications channels with both new and established stakeholders to further Stanford Medicine strategic initiatives.
Analyze and interpret policies and lead efforts to improve processes and operational procedures and ensure the implementation of such improvements
Organize and participate in outreach activities that may include developing communications and training, planning and promoting live and virtual events and conferences.
Monitor and manage budgets and approve expenditures and provide recommendations that determine the budget.
* - Other duties may also be assigned.
Holistically, the School of Medicine is rooted in an inclusive culture of excellence and diversity that values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that keeps pace with market trends, and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives.
A working knowledge of the health care industry and experience in academic medical centers.
Excellent strategic thinking and project management skills
Prior experience with supporting and/or managing complex, broad organizational initiatives
Collaborative approach to problem solving, able to work up and down hierarchies, from junior to senior contributors
Ability to prepare executive-level written communications
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
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 his or her job.
Occasional evening and weekend hours.
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.
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.