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Program Specialist (Part-time)- Staff Pool

22001CO Requisition #
    Assist with the daily operations of a Program.  Responsible for community and college events and coordinating registration of students. Assist in accomplishing all aspects related to achieving the program goals/objectives.
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.
    Establish and maintain effective working relationships with academic departments, staff, faculty members, different organizational levels and outside community associations and leaders.
    Prepare and communicate presentations to community members including high school students
    Organize college and business community related meetings, trainings or events
    Responsible for customer contact and disseminating information relating to the Dual Credit Program
    Identify event planning needs, physical set-up, A/V equipment needs and all other needs.
    Responsible for budget monitoring, office scheduling and communication with all levels of social strata and business enterprise
    Management of program website, if necessary  
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above.  The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.
    High School Diploma or GED required.  Associate’s or Bachelor’s preferred.
    Purchasing and enrollment experience preferred.
    Software knowledge required including, but not limited to Microsoft, and PeopleSoft.
    Demonstrated experience working in a community college is preferred.
    This position requires the highest level of professional judgment, planning expertise, and planning follow through to ensure the activities in the office reflect the presidential image with the community. 
    Strong organizational skills
    Attention to detail
    Knowledge of office management skills
    Knowledge of PeopleSoft SPIN and Financials
    Strong verbal and written communication skills
    This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
    This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.
  • The Organization
    Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We’re proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

    The Team
    Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their teaching home. When you join our talented faculty team, you’ll play a special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We’ll support you in your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our students and the community.
    Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:  


    • Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City’s 55.

    • Approximately 145 languages are spoken here.

    • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.

    • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don’t forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

    • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.

    • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate healthcare system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation’s top institutions.

    • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston’s cultural scene.

    • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.             


    If this sounds like the role for you and you’re ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away. 

    EEO Statement
    Houston Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and gender expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
    David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator
    Office of Institutional Equity
    PO Box 667517                                   
    Houston TX, 77266
    HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.
    Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact  (713) 718-8565.

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