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Thanks for your interest in the Equity Forward Program Manager position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 998 open jobs by clicking here.

The ideal candidate would have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree preferred
  • 3+ years of full-time work experience in program or project management, government, consulting, public policy, nonprofit, philanthropy and/or related fields
  • Knowledge of and experience with project management techniques and tools
  • Experience in community outreach and/or engagement
  • Superlative written, visual, and oral communication skills
  • Experience working on collaborative teams with diverse expertise
  • Experience with fundraising and funder relationship management preferred
  • Experience in the areas of affordable housing, economic mobility, financial security, and/or workforce development preferred
  • Appreciation for the value of research; someone who brings a social science mindset to the work
  • Passion for Stanford Impact Lab’s mission of the real-world implementation of research insights through research-practice partnerships

Personal Skills/Attributes:                                                                                                                          

  • Energetic self-starter who inspires others to do their best work
  • Understanding of governments, nonprofits, and/or academia
  • Problem-solver and change agent
  • Highly ethical and trustworthy
  • Proactive communicator
  • Innovative and flexible
  • Attention to detail and excellence
  • Experienced in dealing with senior leadership
  • Able to bring together public, private, and nonprofit organizations
  • Collaborative and team focused
  • Ability to navigate an ambiguous environment with excitement, enthusiasm, and empathy
  • Excitement for solving problems as they are assigned to the team, as opposed to a desire to focus on one problem over long lengths of time


This is a one-year fixed term position, may be renewable for up to three years, after which time there may be an opportunity to extend the position.

.Compensation will be based on experience and university guidelines. 

Stanford Impact Labs is an equal opportunity organization working to address some of the world’s most challenging social problems. To that end, we particularly encourage people with lived experience of those social problems to apply for open positions.


Please submit a resume and cover letter.

Learn more about Stanford Impact Labs at impact.stanford.edu

It is suggested that interested candidates also read about the Silicon Valley Recovery Roundtable and the final report for additional context and background on the larger partnership. 

The School of Humanities and Sciences (H&S) is the foundation of a liberal arts education at Stanford. The school encompasses 23 departments and 25 interdisciplinary programs. H&S is home to fundamental and applied research, where free, open, and critical inquiry is pursued across disciplines.


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