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To be successful in this role, you will bring:

Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and five years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

Demonstrated experience putting social science insights to work for society; either by participating in multiple researcher-practitioner partnerships, or by overseeing or funding multiple partnerships.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities, manage shifting priorities, and handle numerous time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to accomplish goals working through formal and informal channels, with diplomacy and tactfulness.
  • Demonstrated creativity, problem solving, critical analysis, initiative, judgment and, decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and meet budget goals.
  • Demonstrated solid planning and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong relevant subject matter knowledge.
  • Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.

In addition, preferred requirements include:

  • 7-10 years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in economics, public policy, or other social science discipline. This may include graduate-level coursework in research methods, even if a degree was not conferred. 
  • Experience in researcher-practitioner partnerships from the perspective of government, non-profit organization or funder preferred. 
  • Appreciation for the value of research; someone who brings a social science mindset to the work
  • Passion for Stanford Impact Lab’s mission and the real-world implementation of research insights through research-practice partnerships

We know that many people who may excel in this role may not meet all the preferred qualifications. We encourage applications from all people who meet the required qualifications - through work experience, volunteering, and other personal experiences - who will grow and thrive in this position. Stanford Impact Labs is an equal opportunity organization and is committed to racial and social justice. The work we do is frequently in service of and in partnership with traditionally underrepresented and underserved populations. To that end, we particularly encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

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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