Cardinal Course Program Coordinator
Job Code: 4103
Job Grade: F
Exemption Status: Non-exempt, two- year fixed-term
Heralded as a hub of undergraduate innovation, the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) creates and sustains meaningful interactions between students and faculty both within and outside the classroom. As a collaborative team member of VPUE, you have a unique opportunity to advance and support programs that touch and enhance the lives of every undergraduate student at Stanford.
We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic program coordinator to join the team responsible for the development and administration of Cardinal Courses, a collaborative effort between VPUE and the Haas Center for Public Service. Cardinal Courses are service-learning courses that comprise a key component of Cardinal Service at the Haas Center. This position reports to a Director of Community Engaged Learning (DCEL) and will provide administrative and operational support for the DCEL team as a whole.
You will have a demonstrated interest in community engagement and public service and a proven track record of managing priorities with the highest degree of professionalism. You will possess excellent communication skills, thrive in a collaborative team environment, and demonstrate successful working relationships with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Managing and monitoring administration of financial tasks (e.g., processing P-card transactions, reimbursements, and journal postings) and creating financial reports to ensure adherence to budget.
- Contacting instructors, scheduling, and assigning staff to conduct Mid-Quarter Feedback (MQF) and debrief sessions; attending MQF sessions and capturing student discussions
- Supporting recruitment, selection, orientation events, and meetings for Social Entrepreneurs in Residence (SEERS Fellows) and Haas Faculty Fellows
- Working with the responsible DCEL to solicit contributions to the quarterly CEL newsletter and managing newsletter distribution
- Coordinating production and dissemination of presentations, course handouts, grant proposals, and conference and seminar materials
- Serving as a resource for communicating the Cardinal Course grant process and associated policies and procedures to instructors and administrators
- Supporting the process for course recertification
- Participating in Haas Center committees and other efforts to strengthen programs and policies
To be successful in this position, you will have:
- High school diploma and four years of administrative experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
- Advanced computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications.
- Demonstrated success in following through and completing projects.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and assign work to others.
- Ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
- Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
* 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.
About the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE)
For undergraduates, VPUE is the nexus for programs and initiatives that help students define and achieve their intellectual ambitions at Stanford. These include investigative introductory courses taught by esteemed faculty, targeted classes in writing and rhetoric, undergraduate research support, academic advising and mentoring, overseas and off-campus study programs, and undergraduate scholarships and fellowships. For faculty, VPUE serves as a principal conduit for furthering interaction with undergraduates and discovering ways in which working with students can enrich one’s research agenda. VPUE advocates for undergraduate education in collaboration with faculty, departments and schools across Stanford. All VPUE resources are dedicated to involving faculty with the undergraduate experience, connecting students with phenomenal opportunities and fully realizing a liberal education at Stanford.
About the Haas Center
The Haas Center for Public Service inspires Stanford University to realize a just and sustainable world through service, scholarship, and community partnerships. Stanford is working collaboratively with local, national, and global partners to resolve social, economic, and environmental challenges at every level. A core component of these efforts is Cardinal Service—a university-wide initiative to elevate and expand service as a distinctive feature of a Stanford education.
Cardinal Courses, a key element of the Cardinal Service initiative, engage students in projects and partnerships in the community that address social or environmental challenges. Development and expansion of Cardinal Courses is managed by a team of Directors of Community Engaged Learning (DCELs), who work within the Office of the Vice Provost, but are also members of the Haas Center staff.
Why Stanford is for You
Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven individuals to impact the future of our legacy.
Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
- Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or course auditing opportunities. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
- A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
- A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
- Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
- Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!
How to Apply
If you’re ready to work for an organization that nurtures diversity, respect, professional development and a comfortable work-life fit, we invite you to explore this opportunity and apply online. To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume along with your online application. Your one-page cover letter should briefly describe your background and experience in project/program management and interest in working within a team focused on community engagement within higher education.
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- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4103
- Employee Status: Fixed-Term
- Grade: F