Stanford University is one of the world's premier academic and research institutions, devoting tremendous intellectual and physical resources toward the betterment of humanity. As a major Silicon Valley employer, Stanford seeks people committed to excellence and to improving our world. In turn, the university is committed to supporting its employees as they develop their careers and enrich their lives.
We are looking for a Performance Management and Development Manager to join our Talent Management and Workforce Strategy team that focuses on attracting and retaining high-quality employees, developing their skills, and continuously motivating them to perform at their highest potential in the pursuit of achieving the University's mission. This role will report to the AVP, Talent Management and Workforce Strategy to play a key role in designing, developing, implementing and maintaining Stanford's performance management and development program. It is an exciting opportunity to serve as a liaison between University Human Resources and all schools/business units to help maximize the potential of our performance and growth by effectively supporting change management.
We are open to a hybrid work arrangement (a combination of onsite and work from home). The number of days may occasionally fluctuate subject to business need, but the expectation is that this position will be onsite a minimum of 2 days/week. The onsite work location is Stanford Redwood City Campus, 505 Broadway, Redwood City, California but travel to the Stanford Campus, Stanford, California may be required at times.
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As a Manager - Performance/Talent Development your responsibilities include:
Provide strong leadership to the team, setting a clear vision and fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture
Oversees day to day management, coaching, mentoring and recognition of direct reports
Efficiently allocate resources, including staff and budget, to meet team objectives
Participates in full life-cycle management of the performance management and development program including program and system design and execution.
Develops and implements the program by understanding the needs of schools/units, combined with university-wide goals and objectives.
Brings knowledge of performance and development trends backed by research to drive discussions and influence strategy, collaborating with the local schools and business units to drive adoption.
Leads design and development of supporting programs such as talent profile, development plans etc.
Designs and delivers all training and performance support tools related to program implementation.
Encourages diverse, equitable and inclusive performance and development practices across the organization, develops and implements programs and initiatives that drive an inclusive and a high performing culture
Collaborates with HR leadership across the organization to establish competency models in support of the performance and development objectives
Provides guidance on integration of performance management and compensation philosophy
Assesses effectiveness of the program through reports and delivers critical data/metrics related to performance and development processes to stakeholders across the organization that measure performance against established goals. This includes measurement of effectiveness for all performance and associated programs
Serves as leader/member of multidisciplinary project teams assembled to implement talent development initiatives as part of HCM Cloud system implementation
Operates independently to plan, develop, and execute one or more parts of larger development projects
Change Management and Program Adoption
Leads design and delivery of strategic communication, training courses, and performance support tools in partnership with the HR Systems team to drive adoption
Develops and leads group facilitation, training, and presentations to various organizational audiences as needed
Supports local HR groups in the administration and management of all talent development programs by developing strong collaborative relationships with all members of the HR department and other stakeholders such as HR Systems and Communications teams.
Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree and at least five years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated ability to establish a strong partnership with the senior human resources partners and other members of the management team.
Deep expertise and experience developing and implementing effective talent management solutions, including performance management, development planning, 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.
CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES SHRM-SCP or SPHR preferred
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, write by hand, sort/file paperwork, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Rarely kneel/crawl, 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.
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.
The expected pay range for this position is $134,000 to $158,000 per annum. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.
At Stanford University, base pay represents only one aspect of the comprehensive rewards package. The Cardinal at Work website (https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/benefits-rewards) provides detailed information on Stanford's extensive range of benefits and rewards offered to employees. Specifics about the rewards package for this position may be discussed during the hiring process.
Why Stanford is for You
Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit courses. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more
We believe Stanford's future success will be shaped by the diverse perspectives, unique experiences, and inclusive culture of its community.
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact Stanford University Human Resources at [email protected].
Stanford is an equal employment 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.
Why work at Stanford?Stanford University has changed the world, over and over again.We are one of Silicon Valley's largest employers - and also one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work. At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career.At Stanford you'll work with bright, diverse, dedicated people. You'll find encouragement to learn and grow. You'll enjoy excellent benefits and an outstanding environment. How will it change you?