Executive Director- Writing Center - (STA012085)

Directs and oversees the development and administration of the Writing Center's programs and projects. Formulates center's objectives, policies and procedures to facilitate programs and courses.

  1. Oversees the operational, financial and managerial activities of the Center, which includes supervision of its professional and support staff.
  2. Develops and directs programs and course offerings across the UH curriculum for the center's interdisciplinary Writing in the Disciplines (WID) program.
  3. Develops interdisciplinary collaboration and partnerships within the UH community of colleges, deans, departments, and faculty.
  4. Assures that the Center bases operations on current research and best practice within the field.
  5. Supervises and coordinates the qualitative and quantitative assessment and evaluation of the Center's courses, programs, workshops and initiatives.
  6. Explores and advances funding opportunities with the public and private sector.
  7. Promotes center's programs within the UH community and the Houston community at large.
  8. Performs other job-related duties as required.


Qualifications :

Doctoral and 5 years experience

Requires singular knowledge of a specialized advanced professional discipline or the highest level of general business knowledge, normally acquired through attainment of a directly job-related terminal degree or equivalent formal training in a recognized field of specialization that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of five (5) years of directly job-related experience.

-Department will only accept experience in lieu of education.

The ideal candidate for this position should possess the following:
  • Higher Education experience and familiarity with current and future trends and developments.
  • Service leadership skills including mutual respect, active listening, and responsiveness.
  • Ability to take initiative, problem solve, exercise excellent judgment, demonstrate critical thinking skills and adapt to shifting priorities in diverse setting.
  • Ability to clearly interpret and implement policies and procedures.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of internal and external constituents.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with writing program and/or writing center administration.
  • Experience providing and/or structuring programs of individual writing support.
  • Experience with providing developmental education or first-year writing support.
  • Experience with collaborating with faculty and/or administration regarding curriculum and scheduling.
The following documents are required:
  • Cover letter delineating the manner in which your work experience applies to the posting.
  • Resume
  • Salary History
  • Transcript
  • Three work references. The hiring department expects you to name current or past supervisors.
NOTE: We will maintain your confidentiality and notify you in advance of making contact with any of your references. References will be contacted only after the interviewing process has been completed.

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

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