Job Positions

Program Manager I (STA010878)

Categories: South Central Region 7


Kathrine G McGovern College of the Arts


University of Houston

Date Posted:

Sep 26 2022 4:23PM

Close Date:

Dec 23 2022

Position Description

Coordinates and assists in the day-to-day operations of academic affairs for the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts under the supervision of the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs and the Executive Director for Academic Affairs and Student Success. May manage academic college programs or processes.


* Act as a liaison between graduate students, program faculty, college, and Graduate School administrations.
* Assist graduate students by providing academic advising relevant to student plans of study, administrative processes, and facilitating connections to faculty advising.
* Manage front desk intake of student traffic, scheduling advising appointments, and answering phone for Office of Academic Affairs and Student Success (OAASS).
* Maintain OAASS student information and petition storage through managing electronic filing system.
* Coordinate and track curriculum submissions to the Undergraduate and Graduate Committees
* Coordinate academic catalog edit submission periods while interacting with programs and faculty to ensure appropriate deadlines are followed
* Facilitate annual undergraduate Academic Map updates in conjunction with academic programs
* Serve as College Coordinator for Transfer Evaluation E-Form, routing requests to appropriate faculty reviewers.
*Assist Associate Dean for Academic Affairs with gathering of data for program reviews.
* Engage in professional development relevant to the role and scope of duties of this position.
* Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
* Plans and develops procedures for administering a small or medium-sized department or program.
* May prepare or participate in the creation of abstracts, research reports, funding proposals, operations and procedure manuals, and other written material and documentation.
* Develops, implements and maintains appropriate policies and procedures.
* May serve as property custodian for the department.

Application Process

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Institution Information

Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is the largest public research university in Houston and the third largest university in Texas, offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. Located in Houston’s historic Third Ward, UH has a footprint that encompasses its flagship campus in Houston and significant instructional sites in Katy and Sugar Land. UH is recognized as an R1 institution by the Carnegie Foundation for its high level of research activity, and is home to a Phi Beta Kappa chapter. Emblematic of its commitment to fostering a university environment dedicated to the success of students from diverse backgrounds, UH is proudly designated as a Hispanic-serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving (AANAPISI) institution. In Fall 2021, UH enrolled more than 47,000 students in more than 276 undergraduate and graduate programs with approximately 8,400 students living in nine residential communities. With more than 445 registered student organizations and 17 NCAA Division 1 intercollegiate sports teams, campus life at UH is vibrant and engaging. UH’s student body ranks second in the nation among research universities for its for its diversity, with no ethnic majority on campus, while also being a global university with students from more than 130 nations.

Additional Information

Welcome to the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts at the University of Houston, a dynamic home of creativity and collaboration in one of America’s most artistically vibrant and culturally diverse cities. Bringing together the performing and visual arts entities at the University of Houston, the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts has the ability to harness the power of the arts to ultimately impact our world. Our award-winning, internationally- distinguished faculty provides top-quality instruction to the talented, emerging student artists from more than thirty programs of study. The Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts seeks to positively impact the community and to empower our students to use their talents to change the world. The arts open the world and the world of the mind. The arts are confined to no one method and no one space, but rather engage and connect individuals, institutions, communities, and cultures. The Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts believes in the essentiality of the mastery of craft and tradition, as well as in the importance of reimagining the possibilities of creative practices. The mission of the College is to provide a space in which to master craft, value collaboration, and act on the belief that the arts have the power to positively shape our world.

Contact Information

Jason Barkemeyer Executive Director for Academic Affairs and Student Success Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts University of Houston


Required Qualifications


Bachelors and No experience Education: Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Experience: No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in higher education, preferably within academic affairs, academic programs and/or student services. Ability to identify and self-manage daily tasks and coordinate day to day tasks of job duties with minimal supervision.