Stanford's Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation:
Stanford's Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) is the premier intercollegiate athletics program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 126 NCAA championship titles, completed an unprecedented sweep of both the men's and women's Capital One Cups, and have brought home the Learfield Director's Cup for 25 straight years. We support nearly 900 student-athletes who compete on 36 intercollegiate athletics teams and also support the university's physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Our dedicated staff embody a culture of excellence, embrace our mission of scholar-athleticism and exemplify a relentless championship spirit. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the Athletics Department culture, The DAPER Way, which are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage and Work Cohesively.
Are you ready to inspire champions? If yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you!
The Director, Technology Strategic Initiatives will be responsible for leading the planning and execution of technology initiatives that support the overall operations of the athletics department. This includes management of the scope, implementation and budget of the department's various technologies, platforms and systems. This position interacts with a wide range of stakeholders both within DAPER and throughout the University, including Finance, Technology, External Relations, Development, Facilities, Events & Operations, Human Resources and Student-Athlete Support Services, to enhance the department's strategic and operational business capabilities through the use of technology. This is a highly technical position which reports to the Associate Athletics Director, Finance & Business Operations within the Business Operations department of DAPER.
Your responsibilities include:
Provide program management, technical integration, and cross-functional execution of strategic technology initiatives across the athletics department
Oversee the day-to-day aspects of key initiatives, including overall management of scope, schedule, implementation and financial aspects of the initiative
Partner with key technology and cross-campus stakeholders, including third-party vendors, to drive key program activities
Identify opportunities to better leverage technology to create efficiencies and increase consistency across the athletics department
Build and maintain relationships with department heads and varsity programs to develop a clear understanding of business needs and how technology can address these needs
Develop a business intelligence (BI) strategy and governance model for all departments and varsity programs
Create and publish a department-wide data security policy for all Stanford and third-party business applications
Conduct ad hoc analysis and measurements to gauge the effectiveness of various technology initiatives
Lead technology efforts that further the objectives and strategies outlined in the DAPER Strategic Plan and the annual Stanford University Campus IT Plan
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 his or her 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.
To be successful in this role, you will bring:
Bachelor's degree with quantitative/technical concentration or related field and five (5) years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience
Strategic thinker that can drive multiple, concurrent projects to completion
Strong communication and presentation skills. In particular, a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate technical and business issues and/or solutions to multiple organizational levels internally and externally as needed.
Strong leadership qualities and organizational skills as well as the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities, assignments, and roles
Experience using data and analytics to drive business outcomes
Ability to learn new systems and tools quickly
Passion for and strong desire to work in college athletics
This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford's intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for assuring that his/her involvement with Athletics Department activities maintains the integrity of the University's reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pac-12 rules and regulations.
Why Stanford is for you:
Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Ourculture andunique perks empower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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