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Associate Director

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Posted: 4/10/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 442950
Keywords: operations

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Associate Director

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
512383 - IM Ctr Tropical Med/Inf Disease Lbk

Position Description
Performs administrative duties in the management and coordination of a large specialized project and program. Under general supervision, performs varied and complex administrative duties requiring independent judgment and the application of established policies and procedures. May provide supervision and direction to clerical, para-professional or professional staff members.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Manage day-to-day operations of the Center for Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases (CTMID). 
  • Provide a wide range of administrative services to assist in the management of CTMID (e.g., managing finances, building budgets, processing travel, processing orders, etc.)
  • Provide clerical support to the Scientific Director (e.g., maintaining calendar, scheduling meetings, routing grant proposals, etc.)
  • Maintain grant records and budgets, and advise on effective and appropriate utilization of resources
  • Manage the center personnel (e.g., coaching and communicating with employees, creating new positions, hiring, etc.)
  • Find solutions to questions/options not explored previously

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Able to: manage time efficiently; prioritize; assess situations (and resolve); and balance multiple responsibilities; analyze and adjust work procedures for maximum efficiency. Preferred knowledge/skills: grant writing and management (e.g., appropriateness and allowance of expenses to each type of fund); background in science- able to understand the work being performed in the center; and strong communication skills

HSC - Lubbock

IM Ctr Tropical Med/Inf Disease Lbk

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Recommendation/Referral, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Other Administrative


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in the area of specialization or closely related field. Four years of related administrative and technical experience. Additional job related education may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

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