Posting Number 20112670
Position Title Assistant Director, Center for Advances in Port Management
Position Type Staff
Department Center-Advances in Study Port Mgmt
Position Summary Information
Job Summary/Basic Function
Who We Are:
Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long
learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital
contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast
region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is
home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas
colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University
System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the
lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more
than 100 degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always
proud to be Cardinals.
Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where
students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.
About This Role:
Manage CAPM Graduate Assistants, coordinate budgetary, financial
management, databases, electronic filing, web page maintenance, travel,
coordinate CAPM academic and research, assist CAPM director with other
responsibilities as required.
Base salary compensation can be increased and commensurate with teaching load.
CAPM Coordinator and Assistant Director – oversee a range of operations including budgetary, financial management, databases, human resources, electronic filing, IT, facilities, web page maintenance, travel, student services, outreach efforts, cardinal perch, contracts, marketing, and grants. Work closely with Director to perform short- and long-term planning and support employees and/or students.
CAPM Research Coordinator – Personally manage CAPM research process and post relevant documents to website.
CAPM Specialized Data base Manager – provide online access to a specialized database with abstracts of relevant research with links to academic and journal publications.
Assist CAPM academic advisor – candidate should be able to assist the CAPM Academic advisor with administrative tasks as needed.
Potential CAPM, Industrial Engineering Professor – if candidate has an MBA/MPA with requisite experience or PhD they could qualify to teach a course on an as needed basis.
Attend maritime industry meetings and conferences – assist director with recruiting and networking at maritime industry meetings that promote best practices and enable Lamar Universities Center of Excellence.
At Lamar University one of the ways we show value to our team members is by
offering the following perks:
Health, dental & vision insurance
State of Texas Retirement plans
Tuition covered at 100% for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent
Paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.
A bachelor's, master's degree, or PhD is preferred as this may enable
teaching opportunities within CAPM, the Industrial Engineering (IE), or
the business college.
Creative problem solver with proven organizational, coordination,
interpersonal, and team skills.
The Individual must be hard working, energetic, process minded, and
willing to collaborate with others.
Strong process and administrative skills to include Microsoft office word,
Positive and enthusiastic problem solver and team player that is not
afraid to talk to people. Must be willing to communicate with diverse team
members and leverage network to streamline process.
Work with director to drive CAPM academic (master's and certification)
process, and research program.
Ability to create and manage electronic document filing system.
Physical Requirements: No strenuous on-site work is required.
Job Conditions: This is a Lamar University on-site, 5 day a week, 12 month
of the year position.
Lamar University is An Equal Opportunity Employer
Veteran's Preference Statement
Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran
applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.
Knowledge of Lamar University process (i.e., admissions, cardinal perch,
travel…) is also helpful but not required. Must have exceptional
organizational and communication skills, and willingness to work with
other departments and teams.
Security Sensitive Statement
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of
the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain
criminal history record information.
Salary $50,502 - $58,968
Posting Date 05/12/2023
Open Until Filled Yes
Posting Specific Questions
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Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? PLEASE READ IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS: To be considered for Veteran's Preference, applicants must complete and email to [email protected] a Standard Form 15 located at https: // www. opm.gov/forms/pdffill/sf15.pdf to include the required documents per the instructions on the form. Emails MUST also include position titles and posting numbers for each and every position applied for. APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO EMAIL ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS BEFORE A POSTING CLOSES WILL NOT BE AWARDED VETERAN'S PREFERENCE.
Please indicate the highest level of education you have completed.
High school diploma or GED
Other Terminal degree
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