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Projects Manager, Design for Extreme Affordability Program

Stanford University

Stanford University's Design for Extreme Affordability program is seeking a new Projects Manager!

The program (commonly referred to as “Extreme”) is a combination of a graduate level course and two project support labs called Social E Lab and Design Lab. In the course, student teams partner with social impact organizations to identify and address real world problems relating to poverty in areas such as agriculture, food, nutrition, health, power, shelter, environmental justice and education. After the course some projects continue to Social E Lab where they receive funding, space, and mentorship over the summer to take prototyping and testing to the next level. In Design Lab, a highly selective group of teams gain continued support to grow further towards implementation.

The primary role of Projects Manager, Extreme is to provide and administer mentorship and resource support for student teams as they form during the course and continue to grow in the follow-on support labs (Social E & Design Lab). The position will also work under the general direction of faculty or other management to develop, implement, and administer the overall vision, strategy, and goals of the Design for Extreme Affordability program.

For this role we are seeking candidates who have a blend of experience with Social Entrepreneurship, coaching/mentoring students or start-up organizations, and programmatic development. Ideal candidates will have experience with all three areas, but other competitive candidates may demonstrate strengths in 1-2 areas with a desire and willingness to grow into the others. You will join a fun, collaborative, and dedicated small teaching team that is committed each year to ensuring every student has a GREAT learning experience and every partner organization gets a GREAT outcome.

More information on the type of candidates we are looking for and instructions on how to apply go to: https://careersearch.stanford.edu/jobs/projects-manager-extreme-14255

Palo Alto, CA 94305
United States

Full-time
Experienced (Non-manager)
Education / Teaching
Entrepreneurship
Other
Product Design/ Management
Project/ Program Management
Design
Poverty
Social Sector
Social Entrepreneurship