Program Director I - (STA007864)

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Grants & Contracts
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Directs an ongoing university program to ensure that prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with its mission and/or specified objectives. Prepares short- and long-term goals and objectives.

  1. Plans, develops and administers methods, strategies and procedures for meeting program objectives; directs and oversees the daily activities of staff members.
  2. Prepares and monitors the annual budget and ensures that expenditures are within budget allocation.
  3. Directs and coordinates personally, or through subordinate personnel, activities concerned with carrying out the objectives of the program.
  4. Directs the preparation of and reviews reports and records of activities to ensure progress is being accomplished toward specified program objectives; modifies or changes methodology as required to redirect activities and attains objectives.
  5. Analyzes trends within program areas, maintaining expert awareness of program information and change needs.
  6. Formulates, implements, and maintains appropriate policies and procedures concerning program administration.
  7. Manages and administers grant for program, including meetings, communication coordination, scholarships and other operations.
  8. May prepare or participate in the preparation of proposals to obtain grants from state and federal agencies, and private foundation sponsors.
  9. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the HERE, SURF, and PURS programs, which include recruitment, event planning, curriculum building, assessment, and report development
  • Organize, administer, and oversee Undergraduate Research Day
  • Manage the Office of Undergraduate Research’s and Major Awards website
  • Assist with advising on nationally competitive scholarships, such as the Fulbright, Critical Language Scholarship, DAAD RISE Scholarship, and the Boren Awards
  • Access and analyze student records, which may include sensitive and confidential information
  • Cultivate relationships with students, faculty, and staff from all disciplines and colleges at the university to advance undergraduate research and nationally competitive scholarships
  • Create and deliver presentations on undergraduate research and nationally competitive scholarships to the campus community

  • Additional Job Posting Information:

    *Department is willing to accept education in lieu of experience.

    Qualifications :

    Bachelors and 3 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 three (3) years of directly job-related experience.

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