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Houston, Texas - Executive Director


Houston, Texas – Executive Director

Employer Houston VA Research and Education Foundation
Location Houston, TX
Principal duties and responsibilities

Oversees the leadership and supervision of a vibrant 503(c) Not-For-Profit Research Organization with more than $2 Million in assets and a growing number of employees to include a Full-Time Grants & Contracts Director and a Full-Time Financial Analyst.

Consults with a variety of stakeholders to include the Board of Directors, Corporate Executives, Affiliate Faculty, and various Government Entities.

Has final signing authority and responsibility for the execution of industry-sponsored grants and contracts with VA/BCM faculty researchers.

Must be able to prioritize responsibilities for the organization and staff and meet multiple, overlapping deadlines, working with a full level of autonomy in ensuring completeness, timeliness, and accuracy of all work outputs.

Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong understanding of legal clauses, contractual agreements, and Not-For-Profit terms and conditions as they pertain to the HVAREF.

Position classification Full-time/ Part-time (832-2080 Hours)
FLSA Status Exempt
Relevant Work Experience REQUIRED: Three years of directly related experience
PREFERRED: Five-plus years of directly related experience
Education REQUIRED: Advanced Degree(s) in a Related Field(s)
Salary Range $96,000 - $108,000 (Paid on an hourly basis)
Benefits 13 Annual leave and 13 Sick leave days/year (based on 1.0 FTEE)
10 Federal holidays/year (all levels of FTEE)
Moving relocation expenses No
Send resume to Please email applications to: Laura Petersen, MD, PhD at laura.petersen@va.gov
Date posted May 3, 2012
Date closed Until filled
Comments Required documents:

1. Cover Letter
2. Resume/CV
3. Electronic Copy of Transcripts

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