Deputy Director of Research Management Group

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Stanford, CALIFORNIA

The Asian Liver Center at Stanford University is seeking an Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships and Communications to direct partnerships that help eliminate hepatitis B deaths and stigma.

Please visit for more information on Asian Liver Center’s mission. 

Duties include:

  • Design/execute high impact partnership frameworks, including identifying associated collaborators and developing collateral/communications, that align with Asian Liver Center’s goal to eliminate deaths and stigma associated with hepatitis B and according to the emerging gaps, opportunities and priorities identified by the executive director.  Potential partners may include business; government; youth; traditional/social media; and nonprofit sectors. 
  • Support state-level policy initiative through management of coalition network; presenting case/data to potential high level supporters; partnering with internal staff, community and government partners to craft relevant communications and move policy process forward; and identify people and resources that will aid the policy process.
  • Write various communications not limited to program-related materials and manuals; community/partner tools; community educational resources; and campaign communications.  
  • Oversee planning of Annual Youth Leadership Conference, including oversight of project management; identifying potential speakers or workshop leaders; advising on Team Challenge.
  • Management of recruitment and training for undergraduate and graduate interns.
  • Cultivate relationships and partnership networks that will aid in all aspects of the Center’s work.
  • Represent the Center to external/internal stakeholders and constituencies. 
  • May participate in development of budgets, monitor, and approve expenditures. May perform limited forecasting and provide recommendations that determine the budget. 
  • Collaborate with other staff/team members at the Asian Liver Center to perform various tasks and assignments.

* - Other duties may also be assigned


  • Master’s Degree
  • Demonstrated project management experience


  • Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.


  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships/partnerships aligned with company mission.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize own work and multi-task.
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. 
  • Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
  • Relevant subject matter knowledge.
  • Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.


  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks. 
  • Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally use a telephone. 
  • Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.

* - 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.


  • Occasional evening and weekend hours.


  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, .

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