Job Description - Director, Center for Public Policy and Political Studies
Description View created on 07/26/2014

Director, Center for Public Policy and Political Studies

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 99
Job Title ID: 221040
Job Series/Job Family: Administrator Series / Administrator Family

Reports To

Special Assistant to the President for External Affairs

Job Purpose

To plan, develop and coordinate all activities of the Center for Public Policy and Political Studies with faculty, students, administration, and community members.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Coordinates and cooperates with the ACC CPPPS Nonprofit Corporation on their meetings, operations and fundraising activities to support the Center.
  2. Serves as a member of the Center''s Advisory Board and assists this body in its oversight and review of the Center''s operations and budget.
  3. Facilitates the creation and operation of an Interdisciplinary Team to oversee projects and integrate faculty and students from as many disciplines as possible into appropriate projects to explore issues of public policy and that may encourage Civic Engagement.
  4. Participates in the hiring of full time and part time staff of the Center for PPPS; makes work assignments, supervises and evaluates staff.
  5. Fosters the development of hosted faculty projects on public policy issues, including securing support for grants and stipends for faculty projects.
  6. Coordinates external outreach for the Center for Public Policy and Political Studies, expands potential student internships and experiences on policy issues in organizations and agencies.
  7. Represents the ACC Center for Public Policy and the Nonprofit Corporation in external conferences, presentations, and special events.
  8. Collaborates with the Texas Campus Compact, and coordinates projects to support and enhance ACC''s role with the Texas Campus Compact.
  9. Responds and cooperates with ACC administration for the operation of the Center for Public Policy and Political Studies.
  10. Develops and manages budgets for the Center.

Knowledge

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.

Required

Skills

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.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Education

Required

Safety