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Coordinator III - Program Coordinator at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 5/20/23

Job Description

Requisition 202300038S

Position Title Coordinator III - Program Coordinator

FLSA status Exempt

Hiring Salary This position is a pay grade 17. Please see Pay Grade Table at:

Occupational Category Professional

Department Bill Blackwood LEMIT

Division of Academic Affairs

Educational Requirements for the Position

Bachelor’s degree in related field of Criminal Justice, English, Education, or Technical Writing Strength in research methodology and familiarity with current research issues as well as APA style. Three years of experience in a related field. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Assists the Director/Manager in the development of the Leadership Command College (LCC). Directly oversees participants within the Leadership Command College with their Leadership White paper. Leadership Portfolio to include instructing and evaluating specific components for successful fulfillment, and coordination of research process.

Primary Responsibilities

Coordinates the day-to-day as well as long-term processes associated with the Leadership White paper and Leadership Portfolio associated with the Leadership Command College (LCC). Creates, adapts, and prepares program material and instructional material. Instructs and evaluates graduation requirements. Creates, implements, and maintains documentation necessary. Effectively directs the work of each participant writing the Leadership White Paper and Leadership Portfolio. Contracts subject matter experts (content and technical editors) and manages the flow of papers. Facilitates communication between content and technical editors and participants and contribute analysis and guidance. Analyzes and solves complex technical problems. Interacts successfully with other university departments, LEMIT personnel, the two other Universities in the consortium (Texas A&M and Texas Woman’s University), program instructors, program contractors, and participates of the Leadership Command College. Assumes independent responsibility for decisions and actions. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

• 40% – instructs participants; evaluates graduation requirements and components for successful fulfillment; creates, implements, and maintains documentation necessary for the completion of the program throughout the entire program (11 programs/3 weeks each);

• 20% – extensive travel for the programs; plans, arranges, and manages all aspects of travel to and from programs, including travel budgets and expense reports;

• 15% – coordinates logistics, scheduling, and communication with other programs and creates, adapts, and prepares program material and instruction material;

• 15% – facilitates communication between experts and participants and contributes analysis and guidance; oversees and manages 5 content editors and 2 technical editors and partial responsibility of a student worker;

• 10% – analyzes and manages budgets and payments for subject matter experts (editors); oversees program inventory; participates with budget planning

Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws. Ability to supervise business functions.
Communicates with other university departments, personnel, and other agencies.

Up to 20% of this position, over the fiscal year during off-peak periods, may be performed remotely as determined by the supervisor.

Full Time

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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...