Project Manager: Just-in-Time Online Learning Tools
Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP)
Full-time, six-month, fixed term; with possibility of renewal
STVP is the entrepreneurship center of Stanford’s School of Engineering in the department of Management Science & Engineering. STVP is dedicated to accelerating entrepreneurship education through research, teaching, and outreach, both at Stanford and around the world.
The Project Manager will lead development of our Just-in-Time Online Learning Tools (JOLTS) project. JOLTS are curated, multimedia-based learning tools that complement a class, course, or curriculum. The goal of the project is to provide faculty, students, and entrepreneurs with on-demand content that supports learning about starting and growing entrepreneurial ventures.
Reporting to STVP’s Executive Director, the Project Manager will build a development and production roadmap for our initial set of entrepreneurship JOLTS, identify and work with faculty, content experts, and technical staff to create JOLTS, and develop and execute a distribution and evaluation plan for individual JOLTS and the overall project. The ideal candidate has a successful track record in project management, is a team player, takes initiative, and is motivated to a play a crucial role in a high-energy, startup-like environment.
- Create a development and production roadmap for entrepreneurship JOLTS.
- Determine goals and content alignment with input from educators and students.
- Actively engage faculty, students, and stakeholders on possible JOLT topics.
- Identify and recruit content subject matter experts for each JOLT.
- Collaborate with content contributors, video teams, and STVP staff
- Manage and track JOLT development; with frequent updates
- Lead entrepreneurship JOLT evaluation efforts, including efficacy and usage.
- Build out a plan and workflow for ongoing maintenance and governance of JOLTS.
- Provide feedback to technical teams on features for consideration and prioritization.
- Bachelor’s degree (or a combination of education and experience).
- 3 – 5 years of work experience in online learning, instructional design, and/or project management, preferably in higher education with faculty and students.
- Demonstrated superior project management skills.
- Excellent analytical skills, including experience with usage analytics and reporting tools
- Demonstrated ability in establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
- Demonstrated ability in collaborating with interdisciplinary teams
- Possess a high-level of attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
- Superior written and verbal communication skills.
- Project management certification
- Experience working in higher education
- Knowledge about innovation and entrepreneurship
- Advanced degree
If you are interested in applying for the position, please email Tina Seelig with a letter of interest and a PDF copy of your resume or CV.