The Graduate School of Education (GSE) at Stanford seeks a program administrator to provide a full range of support to the Stanford Teacher Education Program (STEP). STEP aims to cultivate teacher leaders who share a set of core values that includes a commitment to social justice, an understanding of the strengths and needs of a diverse student population, and a dedication to equity and excellence for all students. In addition, STEP seeks to prepare and support teacher leaders working with diverse learners to achieve high intellectual, academic, and social standards by creating equitable and successful schools and classrooms. The overall goal is to prepare program graduates to meet both the practical and intellectual challenges of the teaching profession, to serve the needs of the diverse population of today's students, and to revitalize the profession and the field by preparing educational leaders for tomorrow's schools.
Provide administrative or operational support with limited supervision.
Data Collection, Management, and Analysis
Support the program community's use of the STEP online data systems; work with GSE IT and vendors to modify/troubleshoot data systems
Maintain and monitor program records and data from multiple sources; organize, sort, analyze, and display data to be used by staff and faculty for research and program improvement
Construct, edit, administer and analyze online surveys, and support staff, faculty and graduate students' use of these tools
Collaborate with the program assessment coordinator to facilitate training and scoring processes for program's summative assessment system
Communication, Outreach, and Events
Manage internal communications with district/school personnel, teacher candidates, cooperating teachers, supervisors, and Stanford faculty and staff
Schedule, coordinate, plan, and support numerous meetings, workshops and professional development meetings.
Manage STEP's website and other social media (Facebook and Twitter)
Develop and produce program handbooks; maintain online handbook and related resources for students
Communicate with STEP alumni community about STEP/Stanford events and professional development opportunities
Work in conjunction GSE EdCareers to post job announcements and coordinate with the GSE Director of Career Services as necessary
General Program Support
Provide general administrative support for program directors
Work collaboratively with others in developing/implementing efficient systems for document management to track student progress and program documentation annually
Support program outreach and recruiting as needed
Maintain and monitor program distribution lists
Provide timely support to program faculty and students
Internal Number: 276651
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