Stanford, California

Understanding Energy Program Manager Stanford University Job Number: 89662 THIS IS A TWO (2) YEAR, BENEFITS-ELIGIBLE, FIXED TERM POSITION. ALTHOUGH NOT GUARANTEED, THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR EXTENSION/RENEWAL BASED ON FUNDING SOURCES AND PROGRAMMATIC NEED. SCHOOL/UNIT DESCRIPTION: Stanford University's Precourt Institute for Energy concentrates the talents of the university on energy research and education, from basic science and technology to policy and business. We disseminate research results and help the university develop energy-literate leaders as part of its educational mission. We also build collaborations globally with industry, other research institutions, government and civic organizations in pursuit of sustainable, affordable, secure energy for all people. POSITION SUMMARY: (Stanford's Precourt Institute for Energy (PIE) seeks an Understanding Energy (UE) Program Manager to assist the Understanding Energy Managing Director and the Understanding Energy teaching team in developing and growing our introductory energy education program. We're looking for a Program Manager who is knowledgeable on energy topics, passionate about energy education and working closely with students, and would be excited to help deliver the content from Understanding Energy through on-campus courses, online courses, and a public web portal. The UE Program Manager reports to the Understanding Energy Managing Director. The UE Program Manager will also work closely with the Understanding Energy support team, including the Project Manager and Webmaster. The Understanding Energy program is an introductory energy education program focused on building the energy literacy of ALL people - on- and off-campus. The goal is to help everyone make better decisions by building their literacy about energy resources, currencies, end uses, systems and consequences. The UE Program aims to reach an audience of 2.5 million people per year - currently we reach around 200 students/year with our fall/spring/summer course offerings at Stanford. Along with the rest of the UE teaching team and support staff, the UE Program Manager will support the expansion of multiple course offerings and the web portal through program management, energy content research and development, and delivery of material. Precourt Institute for Energy (PIE) is a teamwork-focused and collaborative work environment. The Understanding Energy Program Manager will primarily work with the Understanding Energy Managing Director and the rest of the Understanding Energy teaching team. The program manager will also collaborate with program managers in the Explore Energy program (a PIE student engagement program) and connect with other program managers, staff, and directors at various PIE meetings, check-ins, and social events. During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the position will be all done remotely until Stanford University deems it safe for a return to campus. Regular meetings, check-ins and interactions will all be done via Zoom. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position. At Stanford and at PIE, we encourage and support skill and knowledge training courses, work-life balance including the BeWell program, and personalized career development. The Program Manager will work with the Managing Director to personalize their goals and career path. The Understanding Energy Program will offer introductory energy education: Fall/Spring Stanford CEE course for undergrads and grads (existing) Summer Session Stanford CEE course for undergrads, grads, and high school students (existing) Spring Stanford Course for Professional Development (SCPD) for professionals (existing) Spring Freshman COLLEGE course for freshman at Stanford (new) Faculty/Staff Workshop twice a year at Stanford (new) Stanford Online/edX/Coursera free course for the general public (new) EIT/Energy Certificate course for professionals and the general public (new) Web Portal for the general public (new) CORE DUTIES: The Understanding Energy Program Manager's main job responsibilities include: Energy content curation. The candidate will support the development and curation of the energy education content of the courses and web portal. The candidate needs to be an energy content expert in order to help build the web portal pages for each energy resource, and to help modify and improve the course slides, readings, and videos. Familiarity with Understanding Energy is a plus. Support Stanford course delivery - fall/spring/summer and the new COLLEGE freshman format. This includes logistical support like syllabus development, onboarding of teaching assistants, and set up of student resources. This also includes delivering lectures, workshops, and discussion sections. The candidate will likely take the lead on content curation and delivery of at least one lecture topic, and will serve as a back-up for delivery of any of the lectures. Coordinate and schedule off-campus field trips. The program manager will work to maintain the long-term relationships with our field trip hosts, help develop field trip content, and coordinate with admin support to provide buses and food and take care of other logistics. Coordinate and schedule guest lecturers for the Stanford courses. Support development and delivery of the course in online formats such as coursera, edX, and SCPD. Generally work with the Understanding Energy teaching team and the extensive list of subject matter experts to support the course and web portal content. Other responsibilities include Marketing of Understanding Energ y both on campus and off campus. Working with the Explore Energy program managers to ensure wide coverage at Stanford, and brainstorming ways to market the online offerings through avenues such as LinkedIn and social media. Develop an extensive Understanding Energy program manual; tracking, planning, and executing on program tasks and action items. Develop and review evaluations, curate evaluations into a report to communicate to the rest of the teaching team, make recommendations for course improvements. Self energy education - personally stay up-to-date with the latest in energy information by reading, watching/attending seminars, adding relevant energy articles to the teaching team Slack channel, etc. Help track, order, and hand out Understanding Energy t-shirts and other swag. Please note that due to current COVID-19 safety measures, our office is working fully remote through Spring 2021. Once COVID-19 safety measures are no longer applicable, this position will be based on the Stanford campus and will be considered for an option of telecommuting, subject to operational need. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience: Master's degree and two years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Broad energy content knowledge. Background in energy fields is necessary. Background with Understanding Energy a plus. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*: Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, perform desk-based computer tasks. Occasionally use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds. Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds. Ability to use voice to present information/communicate with others. On-campus mobility. * - 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 the job. WORKING CONDITIONS: May work extended hours, evenings or weekends. May travel locally. Occasional overnight travel. WORK STANDARDS: 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, http://adminguide.stanford.edu . 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 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! 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. 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: 4111 Employee Status: Fixed-Term Grade: H Requisition ID: 89662 Job: Location: Dean of Research, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level: To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Copyright 2017 Jobelephant.com Inc. 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