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
- Plans, develops and administers methods, strategies and
procedures for meeting program objectives; directs and oversees the
daily activities of staff members.
- Prepares and monitors the annual budget and ensures that
expenditures are within budget allocation.
- Directs and coordinates personally, or through subordinate
personnel, activities concerned with carrying out the objectives of
- 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.
- Analyzes trends within program areas, maintaining expert
awareness of program information and change needs.
- Formulates, implements, and maintains appropriate policies and
procedures concerning program administration.
- Manages and administers grant for program, including meetings,
communication coordination, scholarships and other operations.
- May prepare or participate in the preparation of proposals to
obtain grants from state and federal agencies, and private
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Additional Job Posting Information:
Additional Job Posting Information/Qualifications:
- Directs the LGBTQ Resource Center's program to ensure that
initiatives, programs and education contribute to, and are
supportive of the department, division and university mission;
prepares short- and long-term goals and objectives.
- Maintain collaborative partnerships in relation to information
sharing, outreach, academic support, behavioral and mental health,
campus resources, leadership opportunities, and mentoring
activities; specifically connecting LGBTQ students to UH resources
and support programs.
- Maintain and enhance educational training and awareness
programs for students, staff, and faculty that contribute to
changing negative attitudes about the LGBTQ community and create /
maintain a more inclusive environment at UH. These include but are
not limited to, Cougar Ally Training and, Coming Out Monologues.
Provide support and leadership programs for LGBTQ students such as
speakers bureau, SAGA Squad, and discussion groups. Advocate for
and educate on issues, trends, and best practices related to the UH
- Engage in regular assessment and inquiry of the UH community
related to department initiatives, programs and education ;
evaluates departmental and program effectiveness and prepare annual
reports regarding activities, initiatives, programs, and
- Ensures effective marketing of the LGBTQRC and its programs
through social media, monthly newsletters, publications, campus
postings, collateral and website.
- Supervise the hiring, training, and evaluation of staff and
student employees; p rovide operational and administrative
supervision for 2 FTE and 4-6 student employees.
- Develop, manage, and maintain the annual department budget;
Engage in development activities such as applying for grants, mail
out solicitations, and hosting fundraising events.
- In collaboration with the LGBTQRC Advisory Board, evaluate UH's
policies and advocate for continuous improvement of policies
effecting LGBTQ students, staff, and faculty.
- Interface with Houston’s LGBTQ community, and the UH LGBTQ
Alumni Association to cultivate relationships that result in
supportive resources for LGBTQ students, and to develop financial
resources for the LGBTQRC.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
- Master's Degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel,
Counseling, Social Work, Education preferred
- Three (3) to Five (5) years of experience working with LGBTQ
community, preferably some experience in a college/university
- Requires broad knowledge in student growth and development
while providing leadership and consultation regarding the campus
LGBTQ community, policies/protocols/practices, well-being, and
- Experience cultivating a work culture that honors and uplifts
the intersections and humanity of all identities.
- Ability to build and sustain partnerships and collaborative
- Knowledge and understanding of intersecting multiple identities
and interlocking systems of privilege and oppression.
- Demonstrated leadership in the development of programs and
- Department is willing to subsitute education in lieu of
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.
Notes to Applicant: