The Program Manager will provide administrative, operational and research management for the Cancer Survivorship Program led by Lidia Schapira M.D. The Program on Cancer Survivorship is administratively situated within the Stanford Cancer Institute and is integrated into the activities of the Division of Medical Oncology in the Department of Medicine at Stanford's School of Medicine. Stanford Cancer Institute is one of only 49 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country. As a NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center the Stanford Cancer Institute is a dynamic and stimulating place to work as it maintains the highest level of scientific rigor, institutional support and coordination for the complete range of cancer-related research, including basic, translational, clinical and population-based science. The Cancer Survivorship Program is part of the institute's robust and integrated portfolio encompassing research, clinical care and community outreach and education.
The overarching goal of the Stanford Program in Cancer Survivorship is to improve outcomes for patients and caregivers throughout all phases of the cancer care continuum by advancing survivorship research, clinical care and education. The Program is ideally situated to maximally leverage Stanford's unique strengths in science and patient care to assume a position of national leadership in the emerging field of Cancer Survivorship. The Program in Cancer Survivorship will accomplish its goals through cutting edge clinical, translational and behavioral research focused on a model of care that puts the patient and family needs front and center. These goals are aligned with Stanford's commitment to providing precise and personalized care delivered with compassion.
The Program Manager will participate in the development of grant proposals, creation of content for the Program website, establishment of community and national partnerships with academic and community based organizations and educational and training activities. In addition, the Program Manager will assist in developing and administering various training and educational programs designed for students, residents and fellows and educational modules designed to provide Continuing Medical Education, in partnership with SOM. The Program Manager will provide strategic, financial, operational and communications support to these initiatives. The Program manager is responsible for administration aspects of the Program Director's portfolio of research, educational and institutional activities. This includes diverse and complex projects and partnerships with external organizations. The Program Manager is expected to collaborate with efforts to procure endowments and contract awards to advance the Program's research, advocacy and educational agenda. The Program Manager works closely with faculty and administrative staff and reports to the Program Director.
Develop, implement, administer, and evaluate programs, including outreach to varied stakeholders by: conducting research activities within the program; analyzing data, creating reports, reviewing trends, and making program improvement recommendations. May develop or contribute to outreach strategy related to program communications, development, partnerships, and fundraising/funding.
May teach and/or assist in the teaching and administration of courses. Create and/or advise in the development of curriculum. May advise students and/or coach/mentor clients.
Write and/or edit complex content for proposals, research grants, peer-reviewed publications, and other program activities.
Contribute to and inform on strategic program/entity planning and related funding and financial sustainability.
Coach and mentor program staff.
* - Other duties may also be assigned.
Exceptional writing and oral presentation skills required for the preparation of text for the Program's website, for research and educational proposals and for presenting complex information in a clear fashion for lay and content savvy audiences.
Exceptional drive, motivation and abilities to work on various projects and tasks at the same time with multiple deadlines.
Experience and skill to understand complex initiatives that span clinical, educational and community engagement domains on the Stanford campus and in the community setting.
Interest in cancer survivorship and experience in healthcare.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and five or more years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience. Able to manage simple budgets and developing financial plans.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
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 & LICENSES:
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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.
May work extended hours, evenings or weekends.
May travel locally.
Occasional overnight travel.
WORK STANDARDS (from JDL):
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: School of Medicine Schedule: Full-time 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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