Director, National Board Resource Center

Location
California, United States
Posted
20 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
20 Sep 2020
Ref
86642
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

This position is fixed-term through 7/31/2021, and may be renewable based on performance and funding.

JOB PURPOSE

Direct the programs and functions of the National Board Resource Center (NBRC) in consultation with senior leadership.

About Stanford University

Consider all the lives saved over the many years as a result of Stanford’s innovation in the medical field. Imagine a world without the internet and social platforms. Did you know Stanford pioneered the procedure for organ transplants and also created the first website in the United States? All of these advances and more, are a direct result of Stanford University’s prominent faculty, researchers and alumni, who have revolutionized the way we live and enriched the world. Supporting this mission is Stanford’s dedicated 16,000 staff, who come from diverse educational and career backgrounds. We are a collaborative environment that thrives on innovation and continuous improvement. At Stanford, we seek talent committed to excellence, driven to impact the future of our legacy, and improve lives on a global sphere.

About the National Board Resource Center

The National Board Resource Center is located at Stanford University and operates under the direction of Dr. Ira Lit. Its primary mission is to offer support to candidates for National Board certification, promote teacher leadership, and improve the quality of teaching in California schools. Its successful support program is staffed by Board certified teachers and is open to any eligible candidate. The NBRC helps teachers and administrators learn about ways to use National Board certification to advance professional practice and promote teaching quality in schools by providing information and support at its sessions at Stanford and through related outreach throughout the Bay Area.

Core Duties *

  • Lead strategic planning and analysis for the complex NBRC functions and programs with significant business and technical challenges requiring subject matter expertise;
  • Direct the development, implementation, administration and evaluation of functions and/or programs;
  • Oversee the interpretation, implementation and compliance with policies and regulations.  Recommend actions and/or resolve complex issues that often span organizational boundaries;
  • Represent the NBRC to external constituencies;
  • Manage outreach strategy that may include relationship development, communications and compliance;
  • May oversee or supervise staff in the development and implementation of functions or programs.

Minimum Requirements: Education and Experience: 

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

Preferred Education: Master’s Degree or PhD

Preferred Experience: 8 years teaching experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 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.
  • Strong relevant subject matter knowledge. 

Certifications and Licenses:

Preferred: National Board Certification

Why Stanford is for You

We provide market competitive salaries, excellent health care and retirement plans, and a generous vacation policy, including additional time off during our winter closure. Our unique perks align with what matters to you:

  • Freedom to grow. As one of the greatest intellectual hubs in the world, take advantage of development programs, tuition reimbursement plus $800 you receive annually towards skill-building classes, or audit a Stanford course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or leader discuss global issues.
  • A caring culture. We understand the importance of your personal and family time and provide you access to wellness programs, child-care resources, parent education and consultation, elder care and caregiving support.
  • A healthier you. We make wellness a priority by providing access to world-class exercise facilities. Climb our rock wall, or participate in one of hundreds of health or fitness classes.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums. Create an avatar and participate in virtual reality adventures or join one with fellow staff on Stanford vacations!
  • Enviable resources. We offer free commuter programs and ridesharing incentives. Enjoy discounts for computing, cell phones, outdoor recreation, travel, entertainment, and more!

We pride ourselves in being a culture that encourages and empowers you.

How To Apply

SCOPE and the Graduate School of Education invite you to apply for this position by clicking on the “Apply Online” link. Please submit an online application, resume, and cover letter.

Finalist must successfully complete a background check prior to working at Stanford University.

Applicants to this position must be available to work in the United States without sponsorship for 2 years or more. OPT permit holders should confirm that they are eligible to work in the US at the Stanford GSE for two years or more. There’s no visa sponsorship for this position.

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.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4122
  • Employee Status: Fixed-Term
  • Grade: J
  • Requisition ID: 86642
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