Training and Development Associate Manager

California, United States
06 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Research Management Group (RMG) at Stanford University is seeking a Training & Development Associate Manager. RMG has central oversight for all sponsored project funding in the School of Medicine. Our Research Process Managers (RPM), work with faculty on developing and obtaining grant funding for their cutting edge research. We offer our RPMs an extensive training and mentoring program in research administration, and have created a certification program that provides continued growth within the position. The Training and Development Associate Manager will work under the direction of our Training and Development Manager to design, develop, and deliver training for RPMs. This position will also support and deliver instructor-led courses and online tools and resources for School of Medicine faculty and research administrators on the sponsored project processes.

Duties include:

  • Perform analysis of learning and business needs.
  • Proactively consult with subject matter experts to identify and formulate learning objectives and content.
  • Design learning and performance support solutions. 
  • Draft storyboards and prototypes.
  • Design and develop course content, instructor and participant materials, including performance support materials.
  • Implement, evaluate and maintain learning solutions.
  • Develop and deliver Train-the-Trainer or faculty development programs.
  • May participate in extensive user acceptance testing and quality measurement for newly created courses and web materials.
  • Share best practices through cross campus collaboration and instructional design community.

* - Other duties may also be assigned.


Level Two Research Process Manager Certification. 


Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience. 


  • Demonstrated effectiveness in consulting with business partners and subject matter experts to assess learning needs and recommend sound solutions.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in applying instructional design theory, models, and best practices.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using instructional design tools such as learning project plans, design documents, learning hierarchies, storyboards, prototypes, etc. 
  • Ability to clearly and succinctly convey learning content in a manner that engages learners and improves retention rates.
  • Demonstrated application of adult learning principles and methods.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and experience in industry standard tools such as authoring tools, digital, graphics media, audio, animation and video production tools to create impactful courses.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate the effectiveness of learning materials. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently.




  • Frequently stand/walk, sit, use a computer; use a telephone, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally reach/work above shoulders, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp forcefully, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds, write by hand, sort/file paperwork.
  • Rarely kneel/crawl, operate foot and/or hand controls.

* - 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.


Travel on campus to schools/units


  • 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,