Program Director II - (STA007062)



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The Social Determinants/Health Disparities Laboratory ( www.lorrainereitzel.com ) in the College of Education is seeking a Program Director 2 to oversee and manage multiple externally-funded projects and collaborations aimed at advancing health equity by: 1) addressing tobacco use disparities within behavioral health settings through the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practices ( www.takingtexastobaccofree.com ), and 2) training the next generation of diverse scholars in cancer prevention/addictions research ( www.uhandpartnership.com ). Responsibilities include providing cross-coverage for research studies by coordinating and maintaining records, including for the distribution of program incentives; project and team management and supervision; assisting with development of program timelines and monitoring progress towards meeting program goals and deliverables; coordinating research data to ensure proper collection and distribution; preparing information for monthly, quarterly, and annual grant reports as required by the funders; assisting with grant application authorship/compilation and post-award budget management. Candidates will represent the team’s work internally and externally and should have demonstrated excellence in scientific written and oral communication skills, and a strong commitment and passion to advance health equity. Experience or training in community-based work is preferred. Other important skills include attention to detail, open communication, good time management skills, appreciation for the importance of racial/ethnic diversity in science, and the desire and ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.

The candidate should live in or be prepared to relocate to Houston, Texas following hire; however, all work will be conducted remotely due to the pandemic until it is safer to return to campus. Please direct questions about the position to Lrreitzel@uh.edu .

  1. Oversees a large department, program or center.
  2. Manages budget and engages in strategic planning to ensure all goals are met.
  3. Hires and directs the activities of staff. Resolves personnel issues as they arise.
  4. Engages in budget-planning, grant oversight, and policy development.
  5. Implements new programs and projects, and monitors ongoing activities of department or center.
  6. Reviews department policies and processes and implements improvements as needed.
  7. Represents department or center to internal and external constituents.
  8. Performs other job-related duties as required.


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Qualifications :

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Bachelors and 5 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 five (5) years of directly job-related experience.

Certification/Licensing: None.

Additional Job Posting Information:

-Education in lieu of experience.

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