UT Health Senior Program Manager- Public Health (San Antonio) in San Antonio, Texas

Senior Program Manager- Public Health (San Antonio)


San Antonio, Texas


UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 180001DB

Position Summary:

This position functions in a leadership capacity in the program, planning and managing day-to-day operations for Community Information Now (CI:Now). CI:Now is a nonprofit local data intermediary staffed through and housed in the UTHealth School of Public Health in San Antonio.

We turn public and private data into information that nonprofits, public agencies, and others use to improve community conditions, and we help people understand and use that data effectively. We work in all issue areas, including health, education, early childhood development, housing, workforce development, and others. At any given time our projects can include development and maintenance of online data portals; management, analysis, and mapping/visualization of administrative and survey datasets; community needs and assets assessments, community report cards and indicator projects; program- and community-level outcome measurement; intervention effectiveness studies; and data literacy/use training and technical assistance.

Department: School of Public Health

Location: San Antonio, TX

FTE: Full Time

Status: Exempt

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Oversees all operational aspects of CI:Now’s work. Develops project work plans and data analysis plans, sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors project progress. Provides direction and guidance to department personnel and troubleshoots operational blocks.

  2. Provides guidance to Principal Investigator (PI); keeps PI informed of key activities and makes periodic progress reports.

  3. Gives direct input to the Principal Investigator on staffing and contract needs; staff training, professional development, mentoring, and counseling; and staff performance.

  4. Manages compliance and ensures that CI:Now follows internal and external rules, regulations and standards. Develops new applications and manages continuation applications for project review and approval by the Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects.

  5. Creates project budgets, monitors and reports on project expenditures and/or grant drawdown, and prepares invoices for contract work.

  6. Prepares progress reports and grant/contract proposals to nonprofits, governmental agencies, and private foundations.

  7. Communicates with community and professionals to share objectives and outcomes. Prepares/makes oral presentations at community meetings.

  8. Creates and edits various communications materials for CI:Now, which may include printed materials, web site content and/or newsletters.

  9. Other duties as assigned.




Solid knowledge of Excel and other MS Office applications required.

Significant experience with STATA, SPSS, or equivalent statistical application strongly preferred.

The ideal candidate would be skilled in the acquisition and analysis of secondary data (including HIPAA and FERPA compliance), complex survey analysis, management of large datasets, and grant application and management.

Minimum Education:

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

Master’s degree in statistics, epidemiology, public health, applied research, urban planning, or related field preferred.

Minimum Experience:

Seven (7) years of applicable experience.

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

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 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.

UTHealth Benefits

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


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