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Along with many of the University’s core departments, the Global Risk Office is based at Stanford’s Redwood City campus, featuring state-of-the-art buildings, a recreation and fitness center, dining pavilion, and central Bay Area location, five miles away from the historical Stanford campus.
Stanford’s Global Risk Office, a high-profile team situated within the Office of the Chief Risk Officer, is one of the few departments with University-wide purview. Team members gain a broad enterprise perspective, assist in a wide variety of activities, and make meaningful contributions on a daily basis. Global Risk functions are complex and have a significant business impact on Stanford’s core mission of teaching, learning and research.
As the Senior Specialist for Global Community Engagement, you will lead and oversee programs and functions under minimal supervision. This position is responsible for bringing substantive knowledge of global risk to the Stanford community through outreach and educational initiatives. An interest in, and deep knowledge of geopolitical issues, international relations, overseas travel risk assessment and mitigation, global emergency response, and experience in community outreach and engagement is required for success in this position. The ideal candidate will understand issues that impact overseas travelers who are engaged in research, academic and experiential learning opportunities. The candidate’s experience in designing knowledge-building events, and knowledge of best practices in community engagement, and innovative, impactful teaching-learning methods will enable successful programming to help the Stanford community to gain knowledge of global risk and mitigation.
In compliance with health and safety laws and policies related to COVID-19, the Global Risk Office has been working remotely since March 2020, and will continue to do so in the near future. While interviews for this position will be conducted virtually, finalists may be invited to campus for a final interview.
In this role, you will:
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree and five years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience. Master’s degree preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
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.
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