Program Manager II - (STA007730)

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 14, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Technology Administration/Other, Grants & Contracts
Employment Type
Full Time

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

  1. Plans and develops procedures for administering a large or complex department or program.
  2. Manages fiscal activities, including procurement and budget analysis.
  3. Provides guidance to subordinate staff and evaluates performance.
  4. Prepares abstracts, research reports, funding proposals, operations and procedure manuals, and other written material and documentation.
  5. Creates and reviews reports of expenditures and activities.
  6. May administer grants and grant-related related communications, scholarships and other operations.
  7. Develops, implements and maintains appropriate policies and procedures.
  8. May serve as property custodian for the department.
  9. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Qualifications :

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: None.

Program Manager / Full time position—One year position (12 months)

This is a grant-funded position. The position is set to end on 03/31/2023.

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

  • Knowledge of project management strategies.
  • Knowledge of open source digital tools to be implemented in the project.
  • 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 archival documents.
  • Skills in both verbal and written communication in English and Spanish.

Duties and responsibilities include the following:

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, publications, etc.).
  • Plan, implement and create workflows for project tasks.
  • Write and submit status reports to supervisor .
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned or directed.

Minimum Experience

*Two (2) years of project management experience; OR, any equivalent experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Minimum Education

MA in any area of the humanities

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