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Program Director I

University of Houston
Houston, TX 77002
  • Job Code
*Internal Posting Only*

Directs an ongoing university program to ensure that prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with its mission and/or specified objectives. Prepares short- and long-term goals and objectives.

  • Plans, develops and administers methods, strategies and procedures for meeting program objectives; directs and oversees the daily activities of staff members.
  • Prepares and monitors the annual budget and ensures that expenditures are within budget allocation.
  • Directs and coordinates personally, or through subordinate personnel, activities concerned with carrying out the objectives of the program.
  • Directs the preparation of and reviews reports and records of activities to ensure progress is being accomplished toward specified program objectives; modifies or changes methodology as required to redirect activities and attains objectives.
  • Analyzes trends within program areas, maintaining expert awareness of program information and change needs.
  • Formulates, implements, and maintains appropriate policies and procedures concerning program administration.
  • Manages and administers grant for program, including meetings, communication coordination, scholarships and other operations.
  • May prepare or participate in the preparation of proposals to obtain grants from state and federal agencies, and private foundation sponsors.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
  • EEO/AA
    Bachelors and 3 years experience

    Education: Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Experience: Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.

    Experience will not be considered in lieu of education.

    Education will not be considered in lieu of experience.

    Masters Degree preferred

    Job Summary:

    This position provides support at the graduate and undergraduate level to Department of Health and Human Performance. This includes management of graduate admission processing, graduate recruiting, graduate advising and overseeing undergraduate advising at the department level. The position will serve as an ad hoc member for department level committees overseeing graduate education.

    The ideal candidate for this position should possess the following:

    • Review student progress and track students using online platforms and other academic support tools.
    • Regularly collaborate with faculty and other college staff as needed to support student success.
    • Ability to clearly interpret and implement policies and procedures.
    • Data driven decision making abilities.
    • Uses strong communication skills both written and verbal to provide support for prospective graduate students and currently enrolled students.
    • Ability to take initiative, problem solve, exercise excellent judgment, demonstrate critical thinking skills and adapt to shifting priorities in diverse setting.
    • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.

    * Department requesting list of references with application. Please not that references will not be contacted until the final stage of the interviewing process.*

    Posted: 2022-09-17 Expires: 2022-10-16
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