Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Office of the Dean - College of Education
Bachelor's degree in special education or a related field required. Master's degree preferred. Eight years progressively responsible strategic planning, administration, supervision, project management in education, or experience in a related field. Specific professional licensing or certification in special education or a related field desirable. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Directs and coordinates activities of the grant activities and project partners to ensure project progress and completion are on schedule and within the prescribed budget. Oversees the administration of the grant projects and supervision of the assigned team members and consultants.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Directs the day-to-day project activities of designated projects, staff and consultants. Provides input on designated project budgets and schedules and reports progress to the Executive Director of the Garrett Center. Executes education contracts and maintains project performance with regard to project budget, schedule, quality control, and assurance. Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of designated projects to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed timeframes and funding parameters. Reviews project proposals and plans to determine timeframes, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing projects, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources. Establishes work plans and staffing for each phase of project and arranges for recruitment and assignment of project personnel. Confers with project team to outline work plans, duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority. Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget. Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules or plans. Prepares project reports for management, client, or others. Confers with project partners to provide technical advice and to resolve problems. Coordinates project activities with activities of government regulatory or other governmental agencies. Oversees the work of outside consultants, stops work if necessary, and recommends corrective actions to the Executive Director. Makes recommendations regarding staff and consultant performance. Represents the University at meetings with governmental agencies and regulatory authorities. Coordinates submittal reviews. Attends preliminary meetings and conferences with approving agencies. Prepares education grant specifications, cost estimates and grant-related documents. Provides leadership for team members and assists with development of professional and technical advancement. Performs difficult design analysis and tasks. Assists other grant staff in accomplishment of their projects. Develops and maintains grant-related records. Assists the Executive Director in preparation of grant-related documents, budget control, and in-house training of team members. Assures quality control of designated projects, reviews fidelity checklist with the assigned project staff, and monitors grant efforts. Reviews daily reports from the project staff and prepares weekly reports of grant activities. Participates in technical and professional societies and civic organizations. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 27456
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For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies. SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.SHSU is a university that thinks big but feels small. With a student population of over 21,500 students, SHSU prides itself with creating a close community. Located in the "piney wood" region of East Texas, Huntsvi...lle is less than an hour's drive north of Houston, which enables the university community to maintain a small town atmosphere with easy access to the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area. Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. A member of The Texas State University System