Associate Director for Biosciences Diversity Programs

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DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Advanced degree in a relevant field
  • Previous experience in program coordination, student services or related field
  • Detailed knowledge of the range of challenges that graduate students encounter; strong ability to identify needs and to help provide for those needs
  • Expertise in issues of diversity in higher education and knowledge of theory and practice related to achieving inclusion
  • Experience with program development
  • Ability to balance the management of long-term, complex projects with day-to-day program activities and communications
  • Experience serving as a mentor in an educational setting
  • Ability to produce effective digital communications
  • Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills
  • Ability to oversee and direct staff
  • Experience (formal or informal) mentoring and/or advising students in a university environment
  • Discretion in handling sensitive and/or confidential student and university information
  • Advanced facility with standard office software (or ability to learn); including communications and research software (e.g, Word, Excel, Tableau, Qualtrics, MailChimp, Caspio, SlideRoom, or similar platforms)
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):  Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
  • Advanced communication skills to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences, client groups, and all levels of management.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills to review and analyze complex information.
  • Advanced computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Advanced customer service skills.
  • Relevant computer systems/technology experience.
  • Understanding of financial transactions.
  • Ability to ensure and apply compliance with legal, financial, and university policies and external regulations.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Frequently sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Occasionally stand, walk, twist, use fine manipulation, grasp, use a telephone, write by hand, sort and file paperwork, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 10 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.

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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