Stanford University is seeking an Academic Program Professional 2 to work as PRIDEnet’s Community Engagement Lead (CEL) under the general direction of faculty or other management to develop, implement, and administer the vision, strategy, and goals of the assigned academic entity/program(s). Participate in entity/program strategy development, long-range planning, and partnership development. The incoming CEL will serve as an expert advisor to faculty and staff and have a notable role in program/entity strategy development, long-range planning, and partnership development. The incoming CEL will be supervising 3-4 staff members devoted to community engagement.
A staunch advocate with ties to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer plus (LGBTQ+) community, PRIDEnet’s Community Engagement Lead (CEL) will be responsible for maintaining and developing long-term, nationwide community engagement activities in PRIDEnet. Under the broad guidance of Stanford faculty Principal Investigators, the CEL provides project leadership for PRIDEnet by building support and visibility of the network across a broad spectrum of stakeholders. The CEL will continue and enhance PRIDEnet’s efforts to broadly engage the LGBTQ+ community members, provides day-to-day leadership and support for the PRIDEnet Participant Advisory Committee (PAC), facilitate meaningful engagement and bi-directional relationships with the PRIDEnet Community Partner Consortium (CPC), support the meaningful engagement and activities of the PRIDEnet Ambassadors, and critically oversees and manages PRIDEnet’s community engagement program staff. The CEL is responsible for cultivating and fostering relationships with more than 30 community partner organizations across the country as well as identifying and creating new partnerships, which have formalized collaborative agreements between the partner and Stanford. These organizations are primarily LGBTQ+-focused health clinics, LGBTQ+ community centers, and service/advocacy organizations who serve the LGBTQ+ communities. The role also involves being a critical link between PRIDEnet and The PRIDE Study through communication and strategic planning with the PRIDEnet/The PRIDE Study faculty Principal Investigators and other projects in which PRIDEnet helps facilitate community-engaged LGBTQ+ health research.
This position entails strategically overseeing the community engagement portion of an academic research program and representing the program to outside organizations. The CEL, under the broad direction of the Stanford faculty Principal Investigators, oversees administrative operations, finance, human resources and facilities for the community engagement portion of the program and ensuring that there is seamless communication between the community engagement personnel and activities and all other Stanford program personnel, components, and activities and collaborating institutions and entities. The incumbent will design and/or develop and sustain major program components, and administer the program's operational requirements. The incumbent will work closely with Stanford faculty Principal Investigators on formulating short-term planning and procedures, develop and organize conferences and other public forums, and work under direction of Stanford faculty Principal Investigators to establish program’s agenda, funding, reporting to donors/funders, and objectives.
* - Other duties may also be assigned.
About PRIDEnet and The PRIDE Study:
PRIDEnet is a participant-powered research network of sexual and gender minorities which includes but is not limited to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people. PRIDEnet’s mission is to catalyze LGBTQ+ health research by helping ensure that health research participants engage with the research processes on affiliated research projects from end-to-end. PRIDEnet is the primary vehicle for community engagement in The PRIDE Study, a national, online cohort study of the general health of LGBTQ+ adults (more information can be found at pridestudy.org). PRIDEnet also conducts community engagement activities with other projects, including the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program, a national research cohort that aims to recruit 1 million people living in the United States with an emphasis on underserved communities (more information can be found at https://allofus.nih.gov).
High-Priority Desired Qualifications
Additional Desired Qualifications
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and three or more years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience. Advanced degree may be required for some programs. For jobs with financial responsibilities, experience managing a budget and developing financial plans.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
* - 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.
Stanford University is seeking an Academic Program Professional 2 to work as PRIDEnet’s Community Engagement Lead (CEL) under the general direction of faculty or other management to develop, implement, and administer the vision, strategy…