July 2, 2019
Education and Nonprofit
Palo Alto, CA
Here’s a little about Stanford University and the position they are recruiting for:
The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program is Stanford’s multidisciplinary, graduate-level scholarship focused on preparing the next generation of global leaders to address the complex challenges facing the world. Knight-Hennessy Scholars (KHS) will annually select up to 100 high-achieving students with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment, who will receive full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford. In addition to the core Stanford degree program, each scholar will have additional opportunities for leadership training, mentorship, and cohort-based experiential learning. https://www.facebook.com/KnightHennessy/
The Director will manage the overall operations of the KHS program. She/he will be responsible for administrative operations, finance, the partnership with HR, and coordination across the organization. Managing a growing team of three professionals, the Director will also oversee finances, stewardship, event logistics, and facilities. The Director will work to develop and enhance the frameworks, processes, and collaborative expectations that support an unparalleled experience for both the team and scholars, and play a key role in assessment and evaluation.
The Director serves as a core member of the organization’s leadership team, working closely with the Dean of KHS Admission and the Director of the King Global Leadership Program. Reporting to Shriram Family Director John Hennessy, the Director will also coordinate and steward the Faculty Advisory Board, the Global Advisory Board, and the Denning House Art Committee.
The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker, a creative problem-solver, a conscientious colleague, and an enthusiastic team player with a depth of knowledge in finances (especially around students), administrative operations, communications, logistics, and team management. He/she will exhibit intellectual curiosity, solid judgment, an innovative spirit, technical expertise, and a commitment to managing both complex and simple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, start-up-like environment.
Your Core Duties:
*Other duties as assigned.
Education & experience you will bring:
Bachelor’s degree and ten years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, skills and abilities you will bring:
Why Stanford is for You
Stanford’s dedicated 16,000 staff come from diverse educational and career backgrounds. We are a collaborative environment that thrives on innovation and continuous improvement. At Stanford, we seek talent committed to excellence, driven to impact the future of our legacy, and improve lives on a global sphere. We provide competitive salaries, excellent health care and retirement plans, and a generous vacation policy, including additional time off during our winter closure. Our generous perks align with what matters to you:
We pride ourselves in being a culture that encourages and empowers you.
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***The final candidate will need to successfully pass a background check to be considered for this position.
* - 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 the job
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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