Deputy Director Rangel Program - International Affairs

Howard University
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Oct 23

Position description

Howard University is a comprehensive, research-oriented, historically Black private university providing an educational experience of exceptional quality to students of high academic potential with particular emphasis upon the provision of educational opportunities to promising Black students. Further, the University is dedicated to attracting and sustaining a cadre of faculty who are, through their teaching and research, committed to the development of distinguished and compassionate graduates and to the quest for solutions to human and social problems in the United States and throughout the world.

Position Compensation

Salary commensurate with qualifications, education & University guidelines.

Position Information


 Assists with the daily operations of a department or work unit. May also be responsible for a major project or program within a department. Typically reports to the department director.


Responsible for providing limited supervision for one or more functions within a department.  Formally plans, assigns, directs, and coordinates the work of these functions.  Typically responsible for performing some non-supervisory duties in addition to supervisory responsibilities.  May perform staff evaluations and make recommendations regarding pay and/or performance.


Internal contacts include a variety of university officials, academic Deans and Directors.  External contacts include procurement vendors and various contacts from educational organizations.


  • Assist department director in the management of a department or work unit.
  • Develop, administer and evaluate major programs or projects.
  • Responsible for interacting and developing partnerships with other departments and work units in order to attain department goals and objectives.
  • Conduct research as appropriate to projects or initiatives within the work unit.
  • Serve as a member of the department's management team by participating in strategic planning, staffing decisions and other key areas.
  • May be assigned budgetary responsibilities.
  • Responsible for supervision of professional and support staff.
  • Serve as back-up in the absence of department director or other supervisory personnel.
  • Provide guidance and consistency in policy and procedure decisions within work unit.
  • Serve as a liaison to community organizations and customers to meet departmental goals and program requirements.
  • Represent the department or work unit on various committees, work groups and employee forums.
  • May have training responsibilities related to the department, employees or outside customers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Effective leadership and management skills.
  • Experience managing a large complicated budget.
  • Skill in program development and execution.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Documented success as an innovator and creative problem solver.
  • Competence in oral and written English.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious work relationships with staff, faculty, students, university officials and the general public.


Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 7-10 years of relevant experience. 14 years of related work experience may be substituted in lieu of educational qualifications

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