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  • Pre-Health Prog. Director, University of Houston (Houston, TX)

    Duties / Responsibilities
    • 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.
    • 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 the program.
    • 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 foundation sponsors.
    • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications
    • Pre-Health Advising in Undergraduate Student Success within the Office of the Provost connects UH pre-health students with the opportunities and resources they need to successfully explore, prepare for, and enter career in health professions. The Program Director will oversee activities related to pre-health professions advising, host workshops and health professions fairs, coordinate co-curricular opportunities for students, manage an online presence for pre-health professions advising, collect and analyze relevant data, and provide support for the Health Professions Advisory Committee.
    • 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.
    • Experience will not be considered in lieu of education.
    • Education will not be considered in lieu of experience.

    The ideal candidate for this position should possess the following:
    • Higher Education advising experience and familiarity with current and future trends and developments.
    • Experience organizing and conducting workshops and events.
    • Ability to design and maintain a professional website.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • 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.
    • Highest level of professionalism and respect for confidentiality.
    • Ability to interact with all levels of internal and external constituents.
    • Familiarity with state and national organizations of Health Professions Advisors (NAAHP, SAAHP).
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

    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 contract with any of your references. References will be contacted only after the interviewing process has been completed.

    Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.