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Stanford University is seeking a Director of Special Initiatives in Stanford, CA.

This is an ideal role for a senior project manager, acting as the chief coordinator for a key university-wide program. It will require significant project management skills as well as good familiarity with events production, public relations, internal communications, and cross-functional team leadership.

As one of the world’s premier research institutions, Stanford University has launched hundreds of initiatives solely for the betterment of humanity. The ideal candidate will have in-depth experience with the development, execution, and assessment of a proactive strategy aimed at leveraging both existing and new platforms in support of the university’s 125th effort. We are looking for a highly collaborative individual capable of working across Stanford’s many schools and institutes.

The Director of Special Initiatives position will work with in a highly integrated, team-oriented fashion with other members of the Office of Public Affairs – University Communications, Government Relations and Special Events – as well as with faculty and administrative teams in other units and schools across campus. He/she will provide broad support and/or leadership in planning, coordinating, and implementing programs for this university-wide program.

To learn more, or to apply online, visit the Stanford job posting here.

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Author: Angela Copeland

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