Senior Program Manager
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 2000006R
Develops, plans and manages all activities of a school/unit program(s) or project(s). Functions in a Leadership capacity in the program.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Oversees all aspects of the program/project activities. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors project progress. Provides direction and guidance to department personnel.
Stays abreast of new and updated protocols and policies and develops, implements, and manages internal policies and procedures.
Manages compliance and ensures the department follows internal and external rules, regulations and standards. Oversees inspections and/or reviews and ensures the appropriate personnel have the proper credentials and licensing needed.
Manages/maintains annual budget, negotiates service contracts, reports on progress and/or authorizes expenditures.
Provides guidance to upper management and keeps them informed of key activities and makes periodic progress reports.
Manages partnerships with internal departments regarding strategy and collaborative opportunities.
Prepares progress reports and grant proposals to both private foundations and governmental agencies. May work closely with Office of Sponsored Projects on the submission of grants.
Interacts with representatives from state, federal, and private agencies regarding proposals and funded projects.
Working in conjunction with Public Affairs, may create and edit various communications materials for the department/program, which may include printed materials, web site content and/or department newsletters.
Communicates with community and professionals to share objectives and outcomes. Prepares/makes oral presentations at professional meetings.
Manages Human Resources activities for direct report in regards to: recruiting and selection, hiring and terminating, training and development, performance evaluations, and salary planning.
Other duties as assigned.
May require program-specific certifications.
Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience in lieu of education.
Seven (7) years of applicable experience.
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
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