Manager, Workplace Violence Prevention - University of Texas Police Department

Houston, TX

Manager, Workplace Violence Prevention - University of Texas Police Department

Location: Houston, Texas

Category: Protective Services

UTHealth Houston General Administration

Requisition #: 2300034T

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus many more!

Position Summary:

Workplace Violence Prevention Manager is critical in formulating and implementing strategies, programs, and initiatives aimed at cultivating workplace violence prevention, interventions, and mitigation efforts. Achieving success in this capacity relies on a cooperative, cross-functional, and integrated team approach, in accordance with institutional policies and accreditation standards, to enhance the institution's safety, well-being, and overall security.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. In collaboration with leadership, develop strategic plans for the institutional workplace violence prevention program, and implement program initiatives using data-driven and evidence-based practices to deliver high-quality, effective violence prevention services.

  2. Work with assigned staff and team members to identify opportunities and suggest new initiatives and partnerships within the division and institution.

  3. Conduct annual workplace violence site assessment and provide program and data enhancement recommendations.

  4. Contributes to the evolution of program technology systems and identifying future technological requirements.

  5. Generate reports, create presentations, and make recommendations with data presented in appropriate formats.

  6. Conduct accurate analysis and reporting on designated focus areas and present to management.

  7. Implement key performance indicators and other measurable metrics and provide updates on the Workplace Violence Prevention program objectives.

  8. Develop and enhance partnerships with human resources and other groups to prevent, intervene, and address workplace violence that affects employees, student, staff, faculty, and other members of the University community.

  9. Oversee team engagement, track related milestones, and support prevention-focused program effectiveness.

  10. Manage interactions between other internal functions as needed. Provide leadership to assigned reports.

Minimum Salary: $103,000

Midpoint Salary: $129,000

Maximum Salary: $155,000


Preferred Certification: Project Management Certification/PMP - Project Management Professional

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's Degree in business administration, healthcare administration, program management, or related field.

Preferred Degree: Master's Level Degree in business administration or healthcare administration.

Minimum Experience:

Five (5) years of experience in healthcare, including three years of leadership, management or project management experience.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 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

Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

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 Houston 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 Houston 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.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.