Manages the day-to-day operations of a large university program or
department, including the supervision of staff employees, student
workers, programs or processes.Job Duties
- Plans and develops procedures for administering a large or
complex department or program.
- Manages fiscal activities, including procurement and budget
- Provides guidance to subordinate staff and evaluates
- Prepares abstracts, research reports, funding proposals,
operations and procedure manuals, and other written material and
- Creates and reviews reports of expenditures and
- May administer grants and grant-related related communications,
scholarships and other operations.
- Develops, implements and maintains appropriate policies and
- May serve as property custodian for the department.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelors and 1 year 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 one (1) year of
directly job-related experience. Certification/Licensing:
Program Manager / Full time position—One
year position (12 months)
This is a grant-funded position. The position is set to end on
Manages the day-to-day operations of a historical newspaper
project. This position will include project management, program
coordination, research and outreach.
The University of Houston’s Recovering the US Hispanic Literary
Heritage (Recovery) is an interdisciplinary digital repository
whose aim is to locate, recovery and make available the written
legacy of Latinas and Latinos in the US since colonial times until
1980. US Latino Digital Humanities (USLDH) is Recovery’s Digital
Humanities initiative to develop digital resources, educational
materials and projects to highlight historical materials produced
by the Latino community and to provide spaces for project
development, community collaborations and training with a digital
US Latino perspective.
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The Recovery/USLDH community is interdisciplinary with
participation of specialists in diverse areas of the humanities
(History, religion, women studies, Spanish, literature,
anthropology, etc.) and diverse fields, such as library science.
This community includes more than 5,000 scholars who create
scholarship, share knowledge at the biennial conference, and
conferences in related fields, through listserves, etc., and
researching and providing resources for others in the field.
Skills & Knowledge
Duties and responsibilities include the following:
- Knowledge of project management strategies.
- Knowledge of open source digital tools to be implemented in the
- Knowledge of processes to conduct needs assessments.
- Knowledge of processes for dissemination of results through
presentations, reports and publications.
- Knowledge of preservation and digitization standards for
- Skills in both verbal and written communication in English and
Work in collaboration with Recovery/USLDH team and under the
supervision of the Director of Research to ensure completion of
grant project activities.
- Manage day-to-day operations for the project, including
development, planning, implementation, creation and support of a
digital archive (scanning, recording, uploading, visualizations,
- Plan, implement and create workflows for project tasks.
- Write and submit status reports to supervisor .
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned or directed.
*Two (2) years of project management experience; OR, any equivalent
experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities
have been achieved.
MA in any area of the humanities