Education and Events Program Associate

Stanford Medicine
June 22, 2022
New Almaden, CA
Job Type


The Center for Digital Health (CDH) is seeking an Education and Events Program Associate (Administrative Associate 3) to implement the vision, strategy, and goals of the CDH by providing administrative and operational support to managing the digital health education and events portfolio. At the CDH, our mission is to be the academic leader in premier digital health science, thought leadership (with industry and stakeholders), and in training the next generation of digital health leaders. As Silicon Valley's collaborative digital health hub, we are focused on three core principles:
Leadership: leading our partners through the digital health life cycle - strategy, ideation, product iteration, validation, and implementation at scale.
Research: conducting novel research as part of a robust infrastructure with interdisciplinary collaborators, ranging from pilot projects to real-world evidence generation to large scale, multi-center trials.
Education: Educating and training the next generation of health technology leaders by sharing knowledge and insights from our community and creating a forum for collaboration

This is an exciting opportunity at the intersection of health and technology at a world-class research institution in the heart of Silicon Valley. CDH team members are offered hands-on experiences working with cutting-edge solutions, collaborating with pharma, med device, and technology companies, and learning from some of the leading experts in the field of digital health. The network of leaders and experts connected to the Stanford CDH provides an exclusive look at the technologies and groups that are shaping the future of healthcare.

This role will be a hybrid role and is expected to physically be in the office 1-2 days per week.

Duties include:
Primary responsibilities include developing, implementing, and managing administration, logistics, and operations for education and events programs organized through Stanford CDH; plans in coordination with internal and outside stakeholders
Coordination and communication internal and external stakeholders
Communication and coordination between outside third party companies, sponsors, professional societies, and other external stakeholders
Drafting correspondence, social media communications, programmatic documents, CDH website
Development and management of budgets
Intake and review of vendor contracts and agreements
Day-to-day administrative management and tracking of CDH activities
General support for the Program Manager

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.

Bachelor's degree
Experience working in academia and/or medical center

High school diploma and four years of administrative experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

Advanced computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications.
Demonstrated success in following through and completing projects.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and assign work to others.
Ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.

Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently sitting.
Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl.

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.

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, .

Why Stanford is for you

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. 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. Our culture and unique 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.
Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more.

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.

As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply to all university employees, including those working remotely in the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff, please visit

Additional Information
Schedule: Full-time
Job Code: 4103
Employee Status: Regular
Pay Grade: F
Requisition ID: 94495

As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply to all university employees, including those working remotely in the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff, please visit

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