Position Overview Stanford AI4ALL aims to simultaneously educate and excite participants about the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) by providing exposure to a variety of AI topics, discussing in-depth some of the cutting-edge AI research and exploring the societal impacts of AI. Participants obtain hands-on experience with real research projects in the AI Lab and focus on personal growth through career development workshops, mentoring and social events. The Program Manager will enhance the participant educational experience from both the AI and career development perspectives.
Your responsibilities as Program Manager include:
Coordinating lectures, demonstrations, and deep introductions to ongoing research projects in the AI Lab by Stanford Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science professors
Planning and overseeing career and personal development workshops
Collaborating with AI4ALL to schedule field trips to local companies involved in Artificial Intelligence
Planning and leading small-group mentoring session with AI faculty and senior AI researchers
Coordinating social events with Stanford AI graduate students and AI4ALL
Helping select Artificial Intelligence and/or Computer Science graduate students to become program Research Mentors
Assisting with staff training and orientation
Assisting Head Counselor in Arrival and Departure Day planning, field trips, and other program events
Leading and participating in afternoon, evening, and weekend recreational and social activities
Guiding participants in educational initiatives centered around individual development, wellness, community engagement, and inclusion
Maintaining a strong presence within their residential area - regularly attending program events and building relationships with residential staff and participants is essential to being successful in the role
Attending house meetings, visiting afternoon activities, and having an awareness as to what is happening within the residence
Fielding questions, listening to concerns, and mediating conflicts
Fostering and promoting an inclusive environment for all participants, staff, and SPCS community members
Assuring the well-being of participants by helping them physically navigate campus and off-campus locations and completing community walks of multi-story buildings to conduct wellness checks
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
A commitment to inclusion and/or STEM fields
Ability to supervise others, enforce policies, solve problems, make decisions, and mediate conflict
Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills
Strong organizational skills and ability to delegate
Enthusiasm, responsibility, and team-building skills
Ability to maintain calmness under pressure
Availability for Admissions meetings and AI4ALL meetings before the program begins (sometime between March-May)
Availability for mandatory training June 15 - June 21, 2020
Additionally, you will preferably bring:
At least one year of experience as a Residential Assistant, or comparable residential leadership experience
Academic experience in Computer Science or related field
Previous summer camp/program experience or experience leading or managing student groups
Availability to work about 8 hours per week in Spring Quarter, with a preference to work about the same amount of time in Winter Quarter.
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.
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.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. All candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.
All Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies (SPCS) staff are expected to follow university guidelines as outlined in the Stanford Administrative Guide. Of significant note are the university's Controlled Substances and Alcohol policy for all Stanford employees, found here, as well as the policy for youth-designated buildings, found here.
Salary The standard salary for the Program Manager is $1,495/week plus a full room and board package. This position is exempt and is therefore not subject to overtime pursuant to state and federal wage and hour laws.
Apply A completed application, which includes the online application, a resume and transcript, is needed for consideration.
The priority application deadline for this position is January 12, 2020, though we will continue to review applications past this date as needed.
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