Coordinator, Office of International Affairs-76638
Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description
The Office of International Affairs was established in 2011, with a mandate to create a centralized resource to encourage and coordinate Stanfords international activities. The Office of International Affairs mission is to help faculty and students maximize global opportunities that enrich research and learning, and to broaden the impact of both.
The Office of International Affairs develops and maintains critical communications and networking infrastructure, and provides Stanford faculty, students, and staff access to dynamic, comprehensive information that is relevant to their global research and education.
The successful candidate for this position will be working with the Office of International Affairs team to achieve four strategic goals:
Provide a strategic vision for important international partnerships, while coordinating and streamlining existing approval processes
Develop comprehensive country profiles for faculty, departments, and schools to leverage existing resources and relationships to expand their international research and teaching
Expand Faculty International Research Exploration Fund to help faculty bring collaborators from the developing world, provide strategic support for new proof-of-concept collaborations with new international partners, and help faculty to scale up successful proof-of-concept projects
Develop student international learning and research opportunities portal to reduce faculty burden and improve mentoring, improve university oversight and risk mitigation, and increase transparency and accessibility to funding opportunities for student applicants
Administer and support the 4 above-mentioned Office of International Affairs goals under general supervision.
Independently implement, administer and evaluate day-to-day activities. Act as key contact.
Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve the goals of the office.
Analyze and interpret policies; develop, revise and implement procedures for the office.
Represent The Office of International Affairs within the Dean of Research division and other academic and administrative units. May also represent The Office of International Affairs to external constituencies.
Organize and/or participate in outreach activities that may include communications, events, training, and/or conferences. May participate in development of budgets or oversee budgets and monitor and approve expenditures.
May direct staff to perform various tasks and assignments. May also supervise staff.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelors degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
Masters degree in international relations or other international fields preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Familiarity with Agile methodology and principles of Service Design a plus.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize own work and multi-task.
Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
Relevant subject matter knowledge.
Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.
Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
* - 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.
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 Universitys Administrative Guide,http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
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.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.