Deputy Director of SHPO, Manager of Client Services for Gender Equity
Stanford University is where we hope you will discover a rewarding career filled with rich traditions, a deep passion for collaboration and innovation, an unparalleled respect for diversity, and a culture of excellence.
The Deputy Director of the Sexual Harassment Policy Office (SHPO) and Manager of Client Services for Gender Equity (Deputy Director) is a senior role and will lead the day to day operations of SHPO under the direction of the Director. The Deputy Director will have primary responsibility for providing case management oversight for all reported matters involving gender discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, stalking, relationship violence, and similar matters. Case management will include intake services, explaining university policies and processes to parties, ensuring that parties are connected to university or community resources, and ensuring that parties are kept up to date on the status of their matter. Must be trained in trauma informed methods of working with individuals. Must have facility in working compassionately and effectively with individuals in crisis.
Additionally, working with the Director, the Deputy Director will provide support for the Sexual Harassment Advisors program, and all training programs for faculty, staff, post-doctoral scholars, and in partnership with the Title IX and SARA Offices, student programming. The Deputy Director will have substantial oversight of budget operations and may supervise staff.
- Provide case management oversight for all reported matters involving gender discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, stalking, relationship violence, and similar matters. Case management will include intake services, explaining university policies and processes to parties, ensuring that parties are connected to university or community resources, and ensuring that parties are kept up to date on the status of their matter.
- Oversee the day to day operations of the office, including budget management. Develop and/or oversee budgets; manage finances including monitoring, analyzing, forecasting, and reporting.
- With the Director, oversee training and education programs, monitor compliance efforts and assess training needs. May develop associated training.
- Oversee Sexual Harassment Advisors program.
- Manage and contribute to the development of outreach strategies that may include relationship development, communications and compliance.
- Represent the program or function at the university level and/or to external/internal stakeholders and constituencies.
- Evaluate programs or functions, policies and procedures. Identify issues, and develop alternative solutions which may include changes to programs, policies and procedures. Review and analyze trends to advise and develop recommendations to achieve or modify the goals of the program or function.
- Oversee systems database for case tracking.
- May direct and/or supervise staff.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and five years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
Certificates and Licenses: Licensed Clinical Social Worker preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Demonstrated relevant subject matter knowledge.
- Demonstrated ability to establish priorities, manage shifting priorities, and handle numerous time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines.
- Ability to accomplish goals working through formal and informal channels, with diplomacy and tactfulness.
- Demonstrated creativity, problem solving, critical analysis, initiative, judgment and, decision-making skills.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and meet budget goals.
- Demonstrated solid planning and organizational skills.
- Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
- Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills to convey findings and influence senior leadership & faculty.
- Demonstrated experience querying, processing, analyzing, and reporting on large data sets.
- Ability to use visual data tools to present data clearly to non-technical audiences.
- Effective project management, organization and analytical skills.
- Strong presentation and facilitation skills with an emphasis on education and training for a variety of constituencies.
- Excellent attention to detail, strong problem-solving skills, the ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information.
- Ability to build relationships and establish collaborative partnerships across the institution and peer institutions.
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity, as well as the ability to work with a wide range of constituencies (staff, students, faculty, parents, administrators) with diplomacy and tact.
- Ability to act independently, take initiative and exercise sound judgment.
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 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 audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
- A caring culture. We provide excellent retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
- A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, swim in our Olympic-sized pool, or choose from hundreds of health and fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide highly competitive health care benefits.
- Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails and museums.
- Enviable resources. Enjoy free commute programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
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.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
How To Apply:
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- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4122
- Employee Status: Regular
- Grade: J
- Requisition ID: 86036