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Program Manager at Stanford University

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Type: Full Time
Location: STANFORD, California

Job Description:

Program Manager

Stanford University

Job Number: 86584

The Department of Dermatology at Stanford University is seeking a full-time Program Manager for the Precision Medicine Research Group to perform work to support clinical research and biobanking requiring a high degree of scientific knowledge. Supervise and train less experienced colleagues and provide consultation. The Program Manager will also manage complex, multifaceted projects and oversee all functional areas involved in delivery of various aspects of clinical programs/studies while meeting collaborators needs and adhering to the contracts.


Independently implement, administer and evaluate day-to-day activities of the unit, function or program by identifying and executing tasks and objectives, making recommendations that impact policies and programs, and assigning resources to achieve the goals of the program.
Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve the goals of the program or function.
Analyze and interpret policies; develop, revise and implement procedures for program or function
Represent the program or function as the key contact and subject matter expert within the department, unit or school. Commit resources and provide information and/or training. May also represent the program or function to external/internal stakeholders and constituencies.
Organize and/or participate in outreach activities that may include developing communications and training, planning/promoting events and/or conferences.
May participate in development of budgets, monitor, and approve expenditures. May perform limited forecasting and provide recommendations that determine the budget.
May direct staff to perform various tasks and assignments. May also supervise staff.

* - Other duties may also be assigned

Excellent written and verbal communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills.
Good leadership, diplomacy, judgment, and decision-making skills.
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
Knowledge of FDA processes, regulations and procedures.
Firm understanding of the research process including but not limited to; the development of protocol, implementation of a successful research project, and management of RA's using project plans and coordinating teamwork assignments in the field
Expert skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Microsoft Project and Adobe Acrobat.
Experience writing manuscripts, grants, and study protocols
Experience with administration of investigator initiated and sponsored clinical trials
Strong organizational skills


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


Demonstrated ability to prioritize own work and multi-task.
Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
Relevant subject matter knowledge.
Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.


Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
Occasionally use a telephone.
Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.

* - 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.
Additional PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (remove if none)


Occasional evening and weekend hours.


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,

Additional Information

Schedule: Full-time
Job Code: 4121
Employee Status: Regular
Grade: H
Department URL:
Requisition ID: 86584


Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States


Classification Level:

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