Stanford University School of Medicine – Associate Director, Faculty Relations

Company Intro
Stanford University School of Medicine is one of the largest employers in the San Francisco Bay Area. We leverage our strengths in fundamental research, biomedical data science, and transformative biomedical platforms to understand the underlying causes of health in individuals. We have a passion for helping others and are driven to identify and match unique talent with opportunities that utilize their strengths while providing the necessary support and training to build a successful career. Join us today!
Job Description/Duties
Stanford University School of Medicine, Office of Academic Affairs, is seeking an Associated Director, Faculty Relations (Administrative Services Administrator 4) to direct complex investigations and cases on behalf of the School of Medicine that may have university wide impact. Reporting to the Director, Faculty Relations, the Associate Director, Faculty Relations will be the lead on a portfolio of cases and act as the subject matter expert in areas of policy and legal risk in areas such as employee and labor relations, research compliance. Additionally, the Associate Director, will work directly with the University Office of General Counsel, and represent the School of Medicine at meetings and depositions, while also creating proactive outreach to School Chairs and Associate Deans in support of training and programs to support Faculty development.

Duties include*:
– Lead strategic planning and analysis for complex university programs or functions with significant business, regulatory and/or technical challenges requiring subject matter expertise. Manage and direct the development, implementation, administration and evaluation of programs or functions. Monitor trends and recommend program or functions direction.
– Act as the subject matter expert for School/unit and/or the university regarding the interpretation, implementation and compliance with policies and regulations. Recommend actions and/or resolve complex issues that span organizational boundaries.
– Represent the program or function at the university level and/or to external/internal stakeholders and constituencies.
– Direct and manage outreach strategy that may include relationship development, communications, and compliance.
– Oversee or supervise staff in the development and implementation of programs or functions.
– May develop and/or oversee budgets; manage finances including monitoring, analyzing, forecasting, and reporting.
* – Other duties may also be assigned.
Job Criteria
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
– Juris Doctorate degree.
– Experience leading internal investigations.
– Experience in mediation standards and practices.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor’s degree and ten years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
– Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to influence and motivate constituencies which could span multiple organizational boundaries.
– Demonstrated excellent planning, organizational and analytical skills.
– Demonstrated ability to make sound business decisions using good business judgment and innovative and creative problem-solving.
– Demonstrated ability to manage financial, organizational and staff resources.
– Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to cultivate professional and business partnerships.
– Relevant subject matter expertise.
– Strong project planning and management skills.
– Experience in or knowledge of business process improvement methodology.
– Ability to act independently and as part of a team.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
– 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.

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 bases 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.
Salary Range/Hourly Rate
$163,000 to $204,000 per annum
Other Benefits and Perks
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 course auditing. 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
Job Category: Employment Law
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Palo Alto