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Project Director (full-time, temporary) at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 1/18/23

Job Description

Title: Project Director (full-time, temporary) at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX

Requisition/Job Number:
202300001ES

FLSA Status Exempt

Hiring Salary Commensurate with education and experience

This is a temporary, full-time, benefits eligible, grant funded position. Continuation of the position is contingent upon continued funding. Funding expected to end on or before 8/31/2024.

Department: Bill Blackwood LEMIT

Division Division of Academic Affairs

Educational and Experience Requirement
Master’s degree related to field with familiarity with current issues in related field of study. Broad and extensive administrative/management experience in professional management or equivalent in related project area. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities will be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position
Plans, administers, manages, and directs all activities of the De-Escalation grant within the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT).

Primary Responsibilities
Responsible for the administration of the regional De-Escalation Center grant within LEMIT. Maintains liaison work with agencies and governments related to the specific project. Responsible for the development, evaluation, and effectiveness of the grant(s). Oversees coordination of the delivery of training and curriculum to law enforcement officers by scheduling courses to be delivered by providers external to SHSU. Collaborates with other regional de-escalation training centers and national training coordinator to ensure consistent and certified training. Provides supervision to training staff, counselors, and administrative supports. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications
Works directly with other University departments, State and Federal agencies, and outside vendors.

This position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).

This is a temporary, full-time, benefits eligible, grant funded position. Continuation of the position is contingent upon continued funding. Funding expected to end on or before 8/31/2024.


Quicklink: https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/33676

Full Time Temporary

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.



Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...