The Stanford Center for Professional Development (SCPD) in the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL), is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated individual. The Program Manager will oversee custom educational programs in support of VPTL and SCPD's portfolio of on-campus and blended short courses. S/he manages customer service and support, program financial statements, enrollments, and execution of programs and events. The Program Manager's primary goals are to ensure satisfaction for program participants, university faculty, industry speakers, and partner organizations, and to increase revenue over expenses for each program. During events, the Program Manager will make independent decisions in the best interest of the program, the attendees, and SCPD. S/he will be the primary contact with Stanford faculty, departments, partner organizations (both domestic and international), instructors, vendors and attendees. Leading up to programs, s/he will work closely with partner organizations in both the design and logistical coordination of each program, often including calls and meetings at off-hours.
This is a wonderful department that works well as a team! If you are looking for a position in a fast-paced environment, this is the job for you!
SCPD website: http://scpd.stanford.edu/
Understand and communicate the features, benefits, and advantages of the product/program to a target audience.
Gather, analyze and report on product/program data.
Execute a tactical plan to meet the product/program objectives.
Coordinate with vendors to ensure timely delivery of product/program elements.
Provide administrative support to Product/Program team.
Track product/program progress against goals and schedule.
Assist in the development of materials which support the product/program.
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 d...edicated 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, 9000 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 University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.