Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator is a key staffmember for the Provost's Office. Thefocus of the Program Coordinator's work is to manage the facilitation andcoordination of various ongoing and one-time programs; organize and implement resourcesfor programs. The Program Coordinator may also provide dayto-day administration or specialized administrative support for a broad rangeof the Provost's office programs and activities.
Manage program facilitation and projects for the Provost and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs coordinating the activities of various committees and task forces. Provide analytical, project and related general administrative support for the Provost and the Vice Provost Academic Affairs.
Plan and oversee high-level meetings and events for the Provost and VPAA. Respond to requests on behalf of the Provost and VPAA including staffing faculty committees, search committees, ad hoc faculty evaluation committees, ad hoc faculty committees and task forces; board committee support; works extensively with faculty and administrators across the campus.
Coordinate follow-up actions with other university staff, and summarizing decisions in writing; track progress of issues from initial identification to final resolution; providing analytical support to faculty committees.
Manage various proposal processes, as well as work on projects associated with the University's accreditation efforts.
Education& Experience:
Bachelor's degree and two or more yearsof relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevantexperience. Advanced degree preferred. Research and program administrationexperience are highly desired.
Knowledge,Skills and Abilities:
The position requires initiative andindependence, will liaison with senior level University officers and faculty,and must be knowledgeable of University's policies, practices, organization andsystems.
Must have a combination of education andexperience demonstrating the following; ability to manage a complex workload,exhibit excellent interpersonal skills, ability to interact effectively with awide variety of faculty and staff, excellent conceptual, analytical andproblem-solving skills, ability to think quantitatively, ability to workindependently to identify problems, research issues and determine alternatives,excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Commitment to the thoughtful integration ofacademic and administration goals.
Skill in working with a wide range ofindividuals and groups and sensitivity to their unique requirements; soundreasoning.
Effective information gathering, written andoral communication skills.
Previous experience in an academic environmentand knowledge of Stanford and the administrative processes which supportoperations highly desirable.
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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