UT Health Program Manager (Epilepsy) in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Program Manager (Epilepsy)

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Professional/Managerial

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 1900001G

Established in 1972, The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) is Texas' resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. As a comprehensive health science university, the mission of The University of Texas Health Science Center is to educate health science professionals, discover and translate advances in the biomedical and social sciences, and model the best practices in clinical care and public health. We pursue this mission in order to advance the quality of human life by enhancing the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease and injury, as well as promoting individual health and community well-being.

Department: Epilepsy

Location: McGovern Medical School @ 6431 Fannin Street

FTE: FT

Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

The Program Manager is responsible for developing, planning and managing all activities of a school/unit program(s) or project(s). This individual would function in a leadership capacity in the program.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Oversees all aspects of the program activities. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors project progress. Develops, implements, and manages policies and procedures.

  • Creates annual budget, negotiates service contracts, reports on progress and authorizes expenditures.

  • Informs upper management of key activities and makes periodic progress reports.

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

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

  • 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.

  • May manage 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.

Certification/Skills:

  • May require program-specific certifications.

Minimum Education:

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

  • MBA preferred.

Minimum Experience:

  • Five (5) 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

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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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