Responsible for the operations of a large program or center at the university. Oversees staff, budgets, and projects.Job Duties
Oversees a large department, program or center.
Manages budget and engages in strategic planning to ensure all goals are met.
Hires and directs the activities of staff. Resolves personnel issues as they arise.
Engages in budget-planning, grant oversight, and policy development.
Implements new programs and projects, and monitors ongoing activities of department or center.
Reviews department policies and processes and implements improvements as needed.
Represents department or center to internal and external constituents.
Performs other job-related duties as required.
Bachelors and 7 years experience
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 seven (7) years of directly job-related experience. Certification/Licensing: None.
Additional Posting Information:
The ideal candidate for this position will have experience with:
postsecondary academic program management
student engagement, and
Some financial experience (cash handling, bookkeeping, etc.) is preferred. Experience with the University of Houston is strongly preferred.
Internal Number: STA004680
About University of Houston
Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is the leading public research university in the vibrant international city of Houston. Each year, we educate more than 40,750 students in more than 300 undergraduate and graduate academic programs, on campus and online. UH awards more than 8,000 degrees annually, with more than 200,000 alumni. UH is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university.