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Associate Director IV - Associate Director of Alternative Certification Program (full-time, temporary)

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 5/24/23

Job Description

Department: School of Teaching & Learning

Full Time Temporary

Open until filled: Yes

Requisition: 202300191S

Educational and Experience Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in related field. Master’s degree preferred. Current Texas Teacher Certification. Six years’ experience in a related field with five or more years of leadership experience in Texas public schools. Prefer instructional coaching experience across levels and disciplines and knowledge of Texas public schools.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Manages and oversees the Alternative Certification Program and program students for the School of Teaching and Learning.

Primary Responsibilities:

Ensures compliance with Texas Education Agency and SBOE rules and regulations for initial teacher certification. Communicates with prospective students about admission requirements, program requirements, and expectations. Reviews, admits, and processes admission decisions to the Alternative Certification Program at Sam Houston State University. Develops and administers district and campus budgets with the business manager and university personnel based on documented program needs and estimated enrollment ensuring that operations are cost effective, and funds are managed wisely. Compiles, maintains, and files all reports, records, and other documents required including accurate and timely reports of maximum attendance to requisition textbooks. Selects, trains, and works with Assistant Clinical Professors of Mentoring and Practice

Coach staff and help identify and maintain consistency within the Alternative Certification Program. Supports Sam Houston State University teacher candidates and faculty in providing field-based opportunities with mentoring and coaching of candidates. Holds monthly meetings with Assistant Clinical Professors of Mentoring and Practice. Articulates the mission of the College of Education and School of Teaching and Learning to the community and solicits its support in realizing the mission to produce globally minded educators. Demonstrates awareness of program needs and initiate activities to meet those needs using appropriate and effective techniques. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:

Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws. Ability to manage business functions.

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

This is a full-time, temporary, benefits eligible, grant funded position expected to end on or before 5/31/2027. Continuation of this position is contingent upon continued funding.

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.

Physical Address:

Human Resources Department

1831 University Ave, John W. Thomason Bldg. Suite 202

P.O. Box 2356

Huntsville, TX 77341-2356

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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...