Director of Community Engaged Learning Health (2 year fixed-term)-76371
Please note, this is a 2 year fixed-term position with the possibility of extension.
Summary of Position
Work with faculty, colleagues, and community partners to develop, implement, and administer community engaged learning (CEL) courses, research projects, and internships in the area of health. Collaborate with five other DCELs, each with a distinct thematic area (education, environmental sustainability, human rights, engineering, and identity), to develop and administer shared programs including faculty workshops, student internship preparation programs, and CEL grant programs.
Working as a part of the Community Engaged Learning and Research team, and in collaboration with other campus and community partners, the DCEL Health position will strengthen and expand community engaged learning courses, research, and internships in the area of health. Specific duties include:
Develop and/or maintain a portfolio of community engaged learning courses that adhere to existing principles of ethical and effective service and foster civic leadership competencies through sound pedagogical practices;
Consult with faculty on community engaged learning pedagogy, including designing appropriate learning goals and instructional activities, facilitating student preparation and reflection, and evaluating student learning and community impact;
Prepare students to learn in community settings and help them reflect on their experiences;
Conduct outreach activities within relevant departments and programs to encourage internship and community engaged learning course development, particularly among faculty who are not currently offering community engaged learning courses;
Develop and deliver faculty/instructional staff workshops and seminars;
Conduct outreach to relevant nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, private companies/corporations, etc., to identify appropriate course-based and internship possibilities;
Assist with marketing and communicating about community engaged learning opportunities;
Write and/or edit complex content for proposals, marketing materials, research grants, or other program activities.
May teach and/or assist in the teaching and administration of courses. Create and/or advise in the development of curriculum. May advise students and/or coach/mentor clients.
Contribute to and inform on strategic program/entity planning and related funding and financial sustainability.
Education & Experience:
Advanced degree in health or related field required; terminal degree preferred.
Three or more years of relevant professional experience required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to develop program partnerships and funding sources.
Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
Ability to oversee and direct staff.
Ability to influence without authority; comfort with ambiguity.
Basic knowledge of managing budgets and developing financial plans.
About the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) and the Haas Center for Public Service
The DCEL Health position represents a partnership between the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) and the Haas Center for Public Service. The mission of the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) is to partner with Stanford faculty, staff, and students to produce and educate knowledgeable, engaged citizens and creative, confident leaders for our future world. The mission of the Haas Center for Public Service, a unit within the Division of Student Affairs, is to inspire Stanford University to realize a just and sustainable world through service, scholarship, and community partnerships.
Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Californias Silicon Valley, is one of the worlds leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.
Supporting that mission is a staff of more than 10,000, which is rooted in a culture of excellence and values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of our staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. An award winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.
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.
* 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.
How to Apply
If youre ready to work for an organization that nurtures diversity, respect, professional development and a comfortable work-life fit, we invite you to explore this opportunity and apply online: http://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu
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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
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