NEW Position: Assistant Director, Leadership Development & Assessment
University of Houston
September 10, 2018
Commensurate with experience
Full Time - Experienced
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Assistant Director, Leadership Development and Assessment coordinates, manages, and directs a comprehensive leadership development program for all Campus Recreation student employees, as well as manages and executes all aspects of the departmental assessment planning process. Additional responsibilities include risk management and execution of New Hire Trainings. Evening/weekend hours are required.
Develop, facilitate, and implement a comprehensive leadership program for student employees within department to include leadership initiatives, workshops and retreats.
Mange and execute job fairs and the on-boarding process, orientation, and departmental training for all Campus Recreation student employees.
Direct assessment efforts to include learning outcomes, evaluation and assessment of programs, services, facilities, and benchmark studies.
Provide training and support to department staff related to research, assessment, data analysis, and assessment planning.
Gathers data for programs and services, analyze data, and update and manage the Departmental Progress Card and other departmental metrics.
Oversee the student employee performance evaluation process to ensure consistency and alignment with departmental mission and values, policies, procedures, and position descriptions
Serves on internal and external committees, collaborates with other departments and stakeholders.
Performs other job-related duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology, Health Education, Recreation or related field. Master’s degree in Higher Education or Student Affairs Administration preferred. Three years of professional experience of planning and organizing training and leadership development programs as well as developing and executing assessments. A Graduate Assistant position will be counted as one year of experience. Applicants should demonstrate ability to lead, organize and manage. Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as demonstrated leadership ability are also desirable. Team oriented ideals, willingness to work hard, and a desire to learn is important in this position.
APPLICATIONS: Applications will be taken until the position is filled, however priority review will begin on October 8th. Applicants must apply online at the University of Houston, Human Resources page at http://www.uh.edu/human-resources/uh-careers/. Please submit cover letter, resume and list of 3 references with online application. The Taleo system for applications provides the ability to upload a resume and have it fill out the application with that information. Please ensure when completing the application that resume and cover letter are both loaded for the specific position being applied for. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
About University of Houston
Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is a culturally diverse public urban institution seeking to become one of the nation’s top research universities. The University is located on 567 beautifully landscaped acres near downtown Houston. The University has over 45,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. The student population has more than 60% minority students (African American, Asian, Hispanic, and Native American) and 9.4% are international students representing more than 100 countries. UH is considered to have one of the most diverse student populations in the nation. UH is located in Houston, Texas, the nation’s fourth-largest city and the energy capital of the world.