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UT Health Senior Program Manager (Grant Writer) - School of Public Health - REMOTE in Texas

Senior Program Manager (Grant Writer) - School of Public Health - REMOTE




UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 2100034K

Department: School of Public Health

Position Type: Full Time/ Exempt

Location: REMOTE

This opportunity is open for any resident in the state of Texas.

Position Summary:

Develops, plans and manages activities related to the regional campus program from the central office of the Regional Dean. The position will require a variety of skills / experiences to include grant writing, program management and support, and coordination of special initiatives. Applicants with any combination of education, skills, and experience described herein are being sought for immediate employment. Selected applicants will be joining a highly motivated team to assist in expanding the research, education and service of the UT School of Public Health in the Rio Grande Valley.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Provides leadership through planning and preparing grants and manuscripts

  • Interprets and ensures compliance with grant policies and procedures

  • Collaborates with principal investigator, faculty, staff, and external agencies to coordinate and develop grant proposals and manuscripts

  • Plans, monitors, and manages internal projects from initiation through completion

  • Prepares effective grant proposals and manuscripts based on research of available funding sources in a fast pace environment and ensures submission policies and guidelines are performed within tight timelines and deadlines

  • Coordinates effectively and efficiently internal controls which assure that operations are effective, efficient and financial information is reliable and compliant with all applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures

  • Develops a diverse network of funding organizations

  • Assists in the preparation of progress reports and grant proposals to both private foundations and governmental agencies

  • Guide principal investigator of key activities and makes periodic progress reports.

  • Prepare progress reports and grant proposals to private foundations and governmental agencies.

  • Work with Office of Sponsored Projects on the submission of grants.

  • Interact with representatives from state, federal, and private agencies on grant proposals and funded projects.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent grammar and strong research skills required. Knowledge of nonprofits, particularly in the field of higher education and/or healthcare. Professional certification is preferred by not required.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience in lieu of education. Masters degree preferred.

Minimum Experience:

  • Seven (7) years of applicable experience.

  • Grant writing experience required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

  • 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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