Manages the day-to-day operations of a university program, which may include the supervision of staff employees and/or student workers.
Plans and develops methods and procedures for implementing and administering the program.
Manages program-specific budgetary and fiscal activities, including budget planning and analysis.
Provides guidance to subordinate professionals in carrying out program objectives.
May prepare or participate in the preparation of abstracts, research reports, funding proposals, operations and procedure manuals, and other written material and documentation as required.
Reviews reports and records of activities to ensure progress is being made toward specified program objectives.
Manages and administers grants for program, including the coordination of meetings, communications, scholarships and other operations.
Develops, implements and maintains appropriate policies and procedures concerning program administration.
May supervise statistical analyses of data using PC-based statistical programs; establishes and maintains database on research studies, policy issues, etc.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelors and No 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: No experience required.
Additional Posting Information:
Manages and coordinates the activities of designated projects of the NSF IUCRC BRAIN Center (http://brain.egr.uh.edu/) at the University of Houston with a specific time frame and funding amount to ensure that goals or objectives of the projects are accomplished within specified time frame and funding parameters.
Manages the project to ensure that implementation and prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with specified objectives.
Coordinates project activities; assigns tasks and provides guidance to personnel responsible for specific functions or phases of the project.
Confers with staff to explain project and individual responsibilities for functions and phases of the project.
Prepares project reports and controls expenditures in accordance with budget allocations.
*Bachelor’s degree in engineering field and 3+ years experience
*Requires experience with strategic planning activities and business development
*Proven ability to work effectively with diverse populations and stakeholders.
*Excellent oral and written communication skills including public speaking and social media.
*Strong organizational skills.
*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.
*Experience in project management, including procurement
*Experience in strategic planning, including business development
*Experience in marketing communications, including promotional materials and social media.
*Experience or certification in entrepreneurship or start-up formation.
*Experience in event planning
*Certification in Project Management
Internal Number: STA005596
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