Assistant Director, Center for Advances in Port Management #495086

Lamar University
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$50,502 - $58,968
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Position Information

Posting Number 20112670

Position Title Assistant Director, Center for Advances in Port Management #495086 FTE 1.00 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.

Position Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Benefits:

    At Lamar University one of the ways we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:

  • Health, dental & vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • State of Texas Retirement plans
  • Tuition covered at 100% for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent
  • Paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Key Competencies:

  • Strong process and administrative skills to include Microsoft office word, excel Suite.
  • 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.

    EEO Statement

    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.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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 Work Hours

    Application Information

    Posting Date 05/12/2023

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions

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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. 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.
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