Associate Director, Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences - Stanford University in Stanford California

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Stanford University

Stanford, California 94305

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences (CASBS), located on an 11 acre, award-winning complex overlooking the Stanford campus, is dedicated to making behavioral science relevant. A key part of the enterprise is the residential Fellowship Program where academics and members of corporations typically spend a year working on short- and long-term problems and participating in events. As a key member of the management team, the Associate Director is the operational manager of CASBS and oversees a wide variety of functions including the annual application/arrival of Fellows, publication of the orientation handbook and events/programs aligned with the Fellowship Program. In this key role, you will also be expected to manage day-to-day operations including meal, conference and other event services, IT and computer support, web content, budget development, facilities and grounds, human resources and the Board of Directors. You will also play a role in setting the intellectual agency of the Center, locating sources of funding/grant writing and working with the Director to craft projects that are consistent with CASBS’s mission.

This highly visible opportunity requires a proven leader with a strong background in project management in an interdisciplinary academic or research environment, experience in financial, personnel and facilities/property management and the experience necessary to provide leadership in designing, implementing and maintaining effective and efficient administrative services and practices. Experience in a customer service-oriented environment is essential, as is the ability to manage complex issues creatively and effectively, excellent interpersonal, problem solving, oral/written communication and computer skills, and experience writing grant proposals. A PhD in a relevant field and familiarity with scholarly research in CASBS’s constituent field are highly desirable.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Interdisciplinary academic or research environment
  • Fellowship Program
  • Event services management
  • Management team member
  • IT and computer support
  • Operational manager
  • Budget development
  • Project management
  • Human resources
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume