Texas Tech University Director of Special Programs in Abilene, Texas

Director of Special Programs

Requisition ID 13149BR

Work Location Abilene

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Abilene

Department Dept of Public Health Lbk

Position Description Directs, plans, coordinates and supervises the operation and activities of a specialized unit or small department; develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities. Serves as liaison with university personnel and community at large. Works under general supervision with broad latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Assists with the development and implementation of dual degree programs; work with other academic institutions; develop articulation agreements, and advertise degrees.

  • Develop MPH & DrPH/PhD degrees including managing the process, working with faculty on curriculum development, working with the appropriate accrediting bodies.

  • Collaborates with representatives from internal and external resources to achieve full programmatic implementation.

  • Assists with program coordination including curriculum development, program assessment, arranging practicum/internship experiences with local and regional partners.

  • Assists with the direction, development and implementation of the MPH Program and all related educational activities.

Occasional Duties Position will work on both Abilene and Lubbock TTUHSC Campus

Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in related area required plus five years progressively responsible management experience. Additional education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications Master degree in public health, education, curriculum development, public administration, business or related field. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of University personnel. Ability to maintain a good working with staff, students, and faculty. Bilingual (English/Spanish)

EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Required Attachments Professional/Personal References

Resume / CV

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Monthly

Minimum Hire Rate 4413.92

Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required Up to 50%

Shift Day

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Other Administrative

Removal Date 02/08/2019