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UT Health Program Manager - Grant Writer - SPH - Brownsville, TX in Brownsville, Texas

Program Manager - Grant Writer - SPH - Brownsville, TX

Brownsville, Texas



UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 2100012L

Department: School of Public Health

Location: Brownsville, TX

Position Type: Full Time/ Exempt

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:

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

  • Oversee selected program activities. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor project progress. Develop, implement, and manage policies and procedures.

  • Assist in budgeting and negotiating service contracts.

  • Work closely with internal departments regarding strategy and collaborative opportunities.

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

  • Assist in coordinating initiatives that support faculty of the regional campus.

  • Work in conjunction with health communication personnel, may create and edit various communications materials for the program, which may include printed materials, web site content and/or department newsletters.

  • Communicate with community members and professionals about matters related to the school including preparing /making oral presentations at professional meetings.

  • Other duties as assigned


May require program-specific certifications.

Minimum Education:

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

Minimum Experience:

Five (5) years of applicable experience.

Previous Grant Writing Experience highly preferred.

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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