Job Summary/Basic Function: Job Summary: This position reports to the Director of the Center for Midstream Management and Science. Primary responsibilities include the management of the Faculty and Industry Training Program; Managing the Midstream Center's Information Clearing House specialized database; Building and managing the Midstream Center's contact lists; and assisting with the periodic Request for Proposal issuance and process management. Duties include Event Planning, Web Page management, and the distribution of announcements and invitations to upcoming events.
Essential Job Functions: 1. Manage faculty and industry training program implementation. 2. Manage Midstream Center's Information Clearing House database that will provide online (via Midstream webpage) access to a specialized database of all midstream-relevant academic and journal publications currently being created by the Library Sciences school on contract to the Midstream Center (spring 2021). 3. Building and managing the Center's distribution/contact list to be used in newsletter distributions, as well as distribution of announcements and invitations to upcoming events. 4. Assist in periodic RFP issuance and process management. 5. Manage Event Planning - symposia, roundtables, board meetings. 6. Set-up IT/equipment for presentations to various groups. 7. Arrange for Webinar Conferences (Zoom, Microsoft Teams, other systems) to include sending out mass invitations, managing communications and running the conferences in the background. 8. Webpage management, editing, formatting - e.g., Midstream webpage. 9. Create and manage electronic and paper filing systems for all of the Center's activities, including research projects/funding/decisions, outreach efforts, training programs, travel, and associated expenses. 10. Manager the Center's periodic Newsletter. 11. Work with LU's Marketing and Communications Department on the Center's announcements.
Other duties may be assigned to this position on a regular or occasional basis to respond to needs of the university.
Minimum Qualifications: Minimum Education Required: A BS/BA degree from an accredited college/university; MBA or MA/MS in business administration or related field preferred.
Minimum Experience Required: A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience.
Key Competencies: Ability to bring a positive and enthusiastic approach to the team. Ability to communicate effectively, positively and with diplomacy in person and via electronic communications (Emails, Web Pages, Webinars, Newsletters, etc.). Ability to follow established standard operating procedures and/or policies. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and attention to detail. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. Ability to create and manage and electronic document filing system.
Physical Requirements: Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times. Regular physical attendance required. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Job Conditions: Typical schedule is M-F 8am-5pm; with some after-hours work. This position supports essential functions of the Center for Midstream Management and Science and may occasionally work outside of normal business hours.
Lamar Expectation of Quality: Employee will support the mission of Lamar by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors degree; at least 4 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
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.
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.
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Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana