University of Houston College of Pharmacy

Educator Diversity Director - Research-Practice Partnership (RPP)

United States

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Job Description - Educator Diversity Director - Research-Practice Partnership (RPP) (STA012208)

Job Description

Educator Diversity Director - Research-Practice Partnership (RPP) - (STA012208)


: H0062 Curriculum & Instruction


Responsible for the operations of a complex center or multiple departments at the university. Oversees staff and budgets, and projects.

  • Administers a complex center or multiple departments.
  • Manages budget and engages in strategic planning to ensure all goals are met.
  • Hires and directs the activities of staff. Resolves personnel issues as they arise.
  • Engages in budget-planning, grant oversight, and policy development.
  • Implements new programs and projects, and monitors ongoing activities of department or center.
  • Reviews department policies and processes and implements improvements as needed.
  • Represents department or center to internal and external constituents.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.
  • EEO/AA

    Special Note to Applicant:

    Core Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of Dr. Conra Gist, support the Educator Diversity Lab Educator Diversity Research-Practice Partnership (RPP) Director composed of a pilot cohort of RPPs around the country, and manage the local RPP related to Community Teacher Equity Development (CTED) program

  • Support coordination, communication, and execution of multiple research agendas

  • Apply strategic thinking to complex problems, identify ways to assess progress, maintain alignment among efforts related to educator diversity, and provide meaningful insights
  • Design, conduct, and improve processes for the National Center for Research on Educator Diversity (NCRED) RPP Lab.
  • Manage the implementation and success of the NCRED Educator Diversity RPP Lab by driving cross-functional stakeholder engagement, communications and other change management elements
  • Drive large, complex projects, providing a continuous improvement perspective and helping leadership and teams make key decisions
  • Collaborate with the NCRED fellow to strategically advance the dissemination of the knowledge base
  • Support the design and facilitation of meetings and convenings to build capacity

  • Develop and manage relationships within the partnerships and organization with ease

  • Prepare and contribute to publication materials, reports, and presentations that clearly communicate key goals and strategies
  • Represent the RPP related to Community Teacher Equity Development Program in meetings and participating, as appropriate, in external opportunities
  • Facilitate collaboration with other parts of the organization to drive systemic solutions across projects
  • Qualifications

    Bachelors and 7 years 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: Requires a minimum of seven (7) years of directly job-related experience. Certification/Licensing: None.

    Special Notes for Applicants:


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience
  • 7-8 years of professional experience, with proven experience in successfully designing and managing complex projects and initiatives, specifically, multi-year research projects
  • 5+ years of experience working in education
  • Key Skills and Dispositions

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with and connect to individuals at all levels of an organization, including the gravitas to relate to senior leaders on a peer basis and hold them accountable for progress
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly
  • Discernment to bring ideas, research, expert support, and peer collaboration to an organization, helping them advance in a coherent manner
  • Ability to understand the context, challenges, and quirks of an organization
  • Strong analytic, strategic thinking, and planning skills
  • Ability to take initiative and manage assignments from conceptualization to completion
  • Demonstrated success operating with flexibility in a fast paced and dynamic work environment
  • Application requirements

    Optional: Upload any sample work as appropriate

    Additional Posting Information: - Department is willing to accept education in lieu of experience.

    Salary: 5,792.00 - 7,675.00- monthly salary

    Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application

    Employee Status

    : Regular/Benefits

    Job Posting

    : Apr 10, 2023, 9:33:37 PM

    Job details


    Educator Diversity Director - Research-Practice Partnership (RPP)


    University of Houston College of Pharmacy


    United States


    May 26, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type



    Education,Social Science