Product Manager, Mobile / Desktop Stanford University, Business Affairs: University IT (UIT) United States

Product Manager, Mobile / Desktop

Business Affairs: University IT (UIT), California, United States


Under the guidance of End User Experience management, develop, deliver and evaluate a portfolio of programs or products. You will be responsible for delivering multiple products/programs within scope, on time, and within budget. You are excited by opportunities to generate, conceptualize, brainstorm and execute ideas that bring University IT and EUX’s initiatives, products, and programs to life. You have expertise in information architecture, high-fidelity functional prototypes, wireframing, user testing, web and user analytics, and the respective tools used for those. You have strong interpersonal skills, with strong ability to synthesize and communicate ideas visually, verbally, and in writing. Proficiency in HTML, JavaScript, and CSS is a major bonus.


• Craft audience profiles, customer journey maps, and user flows that translate to frictionless experiences and optimal engagement.
• Serve as the escalation point for users having challenging experiences with any of the EUX products
• Own the creation of compelling mobile and desktop user experiences in collaboration with technical, and engineering teams.
• Create a shared UX / UI vision across EED’s products - architect, design and assist in building our design system and ensure the team is chipping in.
• Build production-ready UI/UX workflows ready for implementation
• Work very closely with developers and engineers to work through challenging material and devise creative solutions to UX problems
• Produce prototypes and CSS to support UI engineers as required
• Collaborate with end users, stakeholders, and compliance governance groups, to facilitate product design reviews and refinement.
• Stay current with evolving UI/UX trends and technologies for higher ad mobile and development apps.
• Craft information architecture diagrams, wireframes, and prototypes

Core duties*:
• Recommend and execute product/ program plan strategy, including portfolio development and marketing, to meet business goals.
• Define and conduct analysis and make recommendations regarding the direction of the product/program portfolio.
• Maintain a working knowledge of marketing plans as related to the portfolio.
• Assess prospective audience, planning and executing a conversion strategy to meet product/program goals.
• Deliver an experience that leads to high customer happiness and advocacy for the program.
• Implement improvements based on analysis which improve processes, programs and business across the department.
• Build partnerships and engage groups that participate in program or product delivery.
• Manage vendor relationships.
• May oversee others.
• - Other duties may also be assigned

Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and three years of related experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• You have demonstrated project/program management skills, including influencing without authority and you're able to manage multiple projects/programs simultaneously.
• You can work effectively with decision-makers across many levels of the organization.
• Experience developing new business opportunities.
• Demonstrated experience with various marketing elements (e.g. pricing, audience, channels, communication).
• You are an excellent written and oral communicator with strong presentation skills.

Certifications and Licenses:

Physical requirements*:
• Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
• Frequently stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, speaking.
• Occasionally grasp forcefully, writing by hand.
• Rarely sort/file paperwork.

Working conditions:
• Occasional work on evenings and weekends.

Work standards:
• 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:
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.

Redwood City. Our new Stanford Redwood City campus, scheduled to open in 2019, will be the workplace for approximately 2,700 staff, including University IT, whose jobs are important to supporting Stanford's mission.

The campus will offer amenities such as onsite cafes and a dining pavilion, a high-end fitness facility with an outdoor pool, and a childcare center for Stanford families.

We are not able to provide relocation for this position. Stanford University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

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 the job.

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