Associate Director, Social Entrepreneurship Program
Job Number: 79029
Job Code: 4112Grade: J JOB PURPOSE:CSI educates insightful leaders for social and environmental change. Part of the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB), the Center for Social Innovation (CSI) prepares students to apply their management and leadership skills to solve the world's toughest problems through courses, extra-curricular programs, and fellowships that promote understanding of deeply entrenched social issues, teach the skills needed to address them, inspire a life of action, and build community. The Associate Director will guide Stanford GSB aspiring social entrepreneurs through the entrepreneurial process, help them make the most of the resources, insights, and networks the school has to offer, and cheer them on as they endeavor to apply their business toolkit to make the world a better place. The Associate Director will work under the general direction of faculty, report to the Center for Social Innovation director, and partner with a peer social entrepreneurship coach to develop, implement, and administer the vision, strategy, and goals of the various components of the CSI Social Entrepreneurship Program. The Associate Director is responsible for the development, management, and evaluation of a portfolio of programs and fellowships for MBA and MSx students; develops relationships with high profile partners who can advise and mentor students; and supports the development of the social entrepreneurship curriculum as needed. S/he works collaboratively with the rest of the CSI team to determine the best approach to completing projects and requires independent judgment for decision-making as well as careful consideration of school policies. Central to this role are experience with the entrepreneurial process, an understanding of the impact funding landscape, a thorough understanding of impact metrics and evaluation approaches, familiarity with the multiplicity of impact roles across government, nonprofits, social enterprise, and the corporate world, the interpersonal skills needed to develop and maintain a broad network, and a capacity to relate to the population of business students and provide supportive coaching: CORE DUTIES*:Core duties include:
Develop and manage education programs by conducting education activities, including outreach to varied stakeholders within the program, assigning resources and making program improvement recommendations that impact policies and programs.
Identify, recommend and implement opportunities for new educational programs.
Source, collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve the goals of the program or function.
Teach and/or assist in the teaching and administration of courses. Develop curriculum. Develop curriculum-rating survey, detailed feedback on courses and make recommendations for preliminary overview and changes.
Contribute to and inform on strategic program/entity planning and related funding and financial sustainability.
May advise students and/or coach/mentor clients. Write and/or edit complex content for proposals, grants, and other program activities.
Develop or contribute to outreach strategy related to program communications, development, partnerships, and fundraising/funding.
Coach and mentor program staff.
* - Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree and three or more years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience. Advanced degree may be required for some programs. For jobs with financial responsibilities, experience managing a budget and developing financial plans. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to develop program partnerships and funding sources.
Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
Ability to oversee and direct staff.
Basic knowledge of managing budgets and developing financial plans.
Certifications and Licenses:
For teaching jobs, advanced degree or certification may be required for some programs.
Occasionally use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
Ability to use voice to present information/communicate with others.
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. WORKING CONDITIONS:
May work extended hours, evenings or weekends.
May travel locally.
Occasional overnight travel.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: Graduate School of Business, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
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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