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Thanks for your interest in the Executive Director and Associate Vice Provost position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 939 open jobs by clicking here.

To be successful in this role, you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree and seven years of relevant experience in administrative and financial management, or combination of education and relevant experience. Relevant experience includes leading and managing in postsecondary academic, nonprofit, or government environments
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills, including principled conflict resolution.
  • Excellent strategic planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills. Able to influence people, solve problems, troubleshoot, think creatively, and resolve conflicts.
  • Appreciation of value of nonpartisanship in an academic environment and demonstrated capacity to engage diverse stakeholders respectfully.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion values and tactics, and ability to promote DEI with respect to all Center stakeholders (students, faculty, staff, advisory boards, community partners, etc.),
  • Advanced financial expertise in accounting, budget planning, and financial forecasting.
  • Advanced expertise in grants and contract administration.
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills. Strong knowledge of industry standards and/or regulatory requirements.
  • Strong negotiation and effective interpersonal skills with the ability to: cultivate strong collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, and community partners; anticipate various stakeholder needs; demonstrate a high level of diplomacy in influencing many different constituencies at various levels.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Advanced expertise in business and management computer applications and databases.
  • Subject matter expertise in area(s) of responsibility:
    • Expertise in community and civic engagement in a higher education, non-profit and/or government environment, including research, programmatic trends, and relevant policy.
    • Demonstrated experience and skill working with advisory boards and/or boards of directors.
    • Fundraising experience and skills, particularly working with individual donors.
    • Experience and skill in mentoring students in linking public and community service to their academic and life objectives.
    • Ability to work closely with a Faculty Director and staff to create and enhance a vision for the Haas Center, and to develop a strategic model to integrate public service into Stanford’s teaching and research.
  • Adaptability so as to work effectively with faculty and administrators to promote public service in the wide range of programs offered at Stanford University.
  • Ability to multitask and manage deadlines.

 

*-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.

 

In addition, preferred characteristics include:

  • Master’s Degree or higher
  • Experience running an organization and leading a team with vision, innovation and purpose, and driving initiatives in a shared decision-making environment.

 

About the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE)

For undergraduates, VPUE is the nexus for programs and initiatives that help students define and achieve their intellectual ambitions at Stanford. These include investigative introductory courses taught by esteemed faculty, targeted classes in writing and rhetoric, undergraduate research support, academic advising and mentoring, overseas and off-campus study programs, and undergraduate scholarships and fellowships. For faculty, VPUE serves as a principal conduit for furthering interaction with undergraduates and discovering ways in which working with students can enrich one’s research agenda. VPUE advocates for undergraduate education in collaboration with faculty, departments and schools across Stanford. All VPUE resources are dedicated to involving faculty with the undergraduate experience, connecting students with phenomenal opportunities and fully realizing a liberal education at Stanford.

https://undergrad.stanford.edu/about

The mission of the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) is to partner with Stanford faculty, staff, and students to produce and educate knowledgeable, engaged citizens and creative, confident leaders for our future world.  

VPUE advocates for and supports diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging at Stanford through our teaching, policies, programming, and partnerships across the university. VPUE seeks to create a work environment motivated and shaped by the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion, in which all staff explicitly and mindfully act to implement these principles. We seek a work environment which values input from all, transparency and openness in decision-making, and respectful and supportive engagement.


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 individuals 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 course auditing opportunities. 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!

*-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.

 

How to Apply

If you’re ready to work for an organization that nurtures diversity, respect, professional development and a supportive work-life balance, we invite you to explore this opportunity and apply online. To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume along with your online application. Your one-page cover letter should briefly describe your interest in the position and how you feel your background and experience would make you a successful candidate.

Please submit your complete application by September 30, 2022. Please note that completed applications will be reviewed on October 3, 2022, and on a rolling basis thereafter.

http://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

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