Job Description - Director, Associate-Ctr for Public Policy/Political Studies Description View created on 07/31/2014
Director, Associate-Ctr for Public Policy/Political Studies
Director, Center for Public Policy
To develop, implement and maintain the daily operations of the Center for Public Policy and Political Studies and to coordinate with faculty, students, administration, and community members to carry out the programs of the Center.
Description of Duties and Tasks
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provides technical advice, problem-solving assistance, answers to questions regarding program goals, and policy interpretation.
Manages and evaluates the design, development, and coordination of projects.
Participates in committees and task forces designed to improve the quality of service to students.
Participates in training programs and professional development workshops and conferences.
Supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned staff. Works with employees to correct deficiencies and recommends and implements corrective action and discipline.
Conducts surveys/studies relevant to organizational management.
Completes reports related to special programs and professional development.
Conducts research as appropriate to projects or initiatives within the work unit.
Assist the Director in preparing and monitoring departmental goals.
Prepares or coordinates preparation of financial and administrative reports; analyzes and interprets statistics, financial data, and management planning data for predicting resource needs and developing long range plans.
Assists with the development of long- and short-range goals.
Serves as representative of the College at state, regional and national organizations, boards, councils, and committees as assigned.
Acts as liaison with the community, students, faculty, and staff in facilitating college programs.
Assists in the development, maintains, and implements department policies and procedures.
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Budget management methods and techniques.
Program development and execution.
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Problem solving and decision-making.
Planning, analyzing and coordinating activities and establishing priorities.
Verbal and written communications.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
Working with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrated proficiency using standard office software applications.
Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling
Work is routinely performed in an office environment
Three years of program coordination or management.
Master's degree in area of assignment or related field.
Supervise safe operation of unit. Facilitate safety inspections. Take reasonable and prudent actions to eliminate identified hazards. Ensure employees receive appropriate safety training and foster a workplace safety culture.