Director of Online Outreach Programs
Company: Stanford University
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Administrative Services Administrator 2
Job Code: 4122
FTE: 100%, Exempt
The mission of Stanford Online High School is to create a
worldwide learning community of diverse, intellectually passionate
students and teachers. Through vibrant seminars, the rigorous
curriculum challenges students to reason analytically, think
creatively, and argue critically. Beyond the classroom,
collaborative extracurricular activities cultivate lasting
relationships among students and teachers. The school's supportive
environment fosters independence, strength of character, and a
lifelong pursuit of knowledge.
Stanford Online High School (OHS) is also the new home of
Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies (SPCS), which provides a diverse
array of academic enrichment programs that take place mostly in the
summer but also throughout the academic year. Held primarily
online, these programs serve intellectually curious pre-college
students from around the world.
The Director of Online Outreach Programs oversees major outreach
efforts with OHS, furthering the academic and social development of
pre-college students from all backgrounds. This position directs
the online summer programs, including Summer Institute, Stanford
Humanities Institute, and Stanford University Mathematics Camp, as
well as the Stanford Math Circle throughout the academic year. The
Director of Online Outreach Programs will be a key member of the
OHS leadership and strive toward further enhancement of academic
and enrichment opportunities for K-12 students.
Please note that the Stanford Online High School and Stanford
Pre-Collegiate Studies offices are located at the Stanford Redwood
City Campus, however currently, all staff are required to
temporarily work from home, due to the county health & safety
Your responsibilities include:
- Lead the planning and operations of the Online Outreach
Programs, including Summer Institute, Stanford Humanities
Institute, Stanford University Mathematics Camp, and Stanford Math
Circle, in collaboration with the Academic Operations Team.
- Recruit, hire, and train instructors to teach in the Online
Outreach Programs. Assess training needs; develop and implement
- Evaluate programs, policies, and procedures and use findings
for strategic planning and to improve program effectiveness.
Identify issues, and develop alternative solutions which may
include changes and extensions to programs, policies and
- Review and analyze trends to advise and develop recommendations
to achieve or modify the goals of the programs.
- Develop and oversee budgets of the outreach programs; manage
finances including monitoring, analyzing, forecasting, and
reporting, in collaboration with OHS Finance Team.
- Collaborate with various academic departments in the University
on program development, and work with appropriate Stanford offices
to ensure compliance to Stanford policies and procedures.
- Represent the online outreach programs to the secondary
education market. Work with community partners to best support
underrepresented students admitted through special affiliations.
For example, in collaboration with the Marketing and Outreach
Specialist, collaborate on logistical and operational functions for
the Stanford Medical Youth Science Program (SMYSP), in partnership
with SMYSP program staff.
- Manage and contribute to the development of online outreach
strategy that may include relationship development, communications
and compliance. Coordinate with marketing staff in the development
and updating of web and print marketing materials, program
information guides, participant and parent information packets,
staff handbooks, and other related materials.
- Supervise two full-time Program Coordinators who support the
programs year around, and recruit, hire, train and supervise teams
of seasonal instructional staff, consisting of undergraduate and
graduate students, along with non Stanford-affiliated
- Other duties may also be assigned.
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
- Dynamic leadership
- Thoughtful program management
- Excellent financial management
- Substantial knowledge and/or familiarity with STEM
- Passion about secondary education
- Interpersonal savviness
- Strategic and creative thinking
In addition, requirements include:
- Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience,
preferably in an educational field, or a combination of education
and relevant experience
- Three years of management experience including one year in
financial and/or program management preferred
- Advanced degree and experience in secondary education
- Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
- Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine
- Occasionally use a telephone.
- Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20
- May require extended hours and weekends on a seasonal
Why Stanford is for You
Imagine a world with limitless connections and access to
knowledge. 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,
- Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing
incentives, discounts and more!
How to Apply
We invite you to apply for this position by clicking on the
"Apply for Job" button. To be considered, please submit a cover
letter and rsum along with your online application.
- Note: 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
- Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. All
candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.
- 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.
- 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.
This position is based in Redwood City, CA. Due to the COVID-19
pandemic employees are currently on a temporary work from home
status. This position will be required to work on campus, at a
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4122
- Employee Status: Regular
- Grade: J
- Department URL: https://as.stanford.edu/
- Requisition ID: 89325
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