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Assistant Director, Global Experiences, MBA & MSx Programs

Stanford University

Job Description

Stanford's Graduate School of Business has built a global reputation based on its immersive and innovative management programs. We provide students a transformative leadership experience, pushing the boundaries of knowledge with faculty research, and offering a portfolio of entrepreneurial and non-degree programs that deliver global impact like no other. We are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in service of our mission of developing innovative, principled, and insightful leaders who change lives, change organizations, and change the world. We invite you to be part of this mission.



The MBA & MSx Programs office of the Stanford Graduate School of Business seeks an Assistant Director, Global Experiences. Reporting to the Director, Global Experiences, the Assistant Director is responsible for leading and maintaining business processes and operations, developing program content and marketing collateral, and advising students for the Global Experiences portfolio of programs. These responsibilities are executed with an intercultural lens to create opportunities for student growth and development.


To thrive in this role, the Assistant Director should demonstrate excellent project management skills including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and independently, problem solving, comfort with online systems management, strong interpersonal skills, and passion for international education.


Please note: This is a full-time, student-facing position where work is expected to be performed on site. Potentially eligible for hybrid work based on demonstrated competency of your role and responsibilities.


Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Leading operations and business processes, including coordinating program logistics, maintaining online resources, tracking program deliverables, organizing events like information sessions, and supporting student leadership recruitment processes
  • Collaborating with the Global Experiences team to develop global business-focused programs and related content that support intercultural learning and understanding as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Advising students as they create and deliver impactful experiential programs for their peers
  • Maintaining online data management systems: Salesforce, Canvas, Excel, Google Suite
  • Understanding and communicating all relevant Stanford policies to students to ensure that they adhere to them



To be successful in this position, you will bring:

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


In addition, preferred requirements include:

  • International experience (educational and/or professional) and an understanding of higher education
  • Excellent program management, systems and operations management, attention to detail, proactivity, and interpersonal skills
  • An MBA or Master’s degree with a global focus in a related field (e.g. business, education, international affairs or policy, learning and development, etc.)


The expected pay range for this position is $66,100 - $101,000 per annum. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, and external market pay for comparable jobs.


Why Stanford is for You

Stanford’s dedicated 16,000 staff come from diverse educational and career backgrounds. We are a collaborative environment that thrives on innovation and continuous improvement. At Stanford, we seek talent committed to excellence, driven to impact the future of our legacy, and improve lives on a global sphere. We provide competitive salaries, excellent health care and retirement plans, and a generous vacation policy, including additional time off during our winter closure. Our generous perks align with what matters to you:

  • Freedom to grow. Take advantage of career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or leader discuss global issues.
  • A caring culture. We understand the importance of your personal and family time and provide you access to wellness programs, child-care resources, parent education and consultation, elder care and caregiving support.
  • A healthier you. We make wellness a priority by providing access to world-class exercise facilities. Climb our rock wall, or participate in one of hundreds of health or fitness classes.
  • Discovery and fun. Visit campus gardens, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. We offer free commuter programs and ridesharing incentives. Enjoy discounts for computers, cell phones, recreation, travel, entertainment, and more!


We pride ourselves in being a culture that encourages and empowers you.


How to Apply

We invite you to apply for this position by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button. To be considered, please submit a cover letter and résumé along with your online application.

  • 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.

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