Senior Program Manager in The Center for Inter-Professional Collaboration

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Senior Program Manager in The Center for Inter-Professional Collaboration

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


Category: Professional/Managerial

UTHealth Houston General Administration

Requisition #: 240000FF

The Center for Inter-Professional Collaboration is looking for a Senior Program Manager who can step in and help run their simulations for all of the medical schools associated with UTHealth Houston. This employee develops, plans, and manages all activities of a school/unit program(s) or project(s). They also function in a Leadership capacity in the program. You will help to coordinate experiences such as a mass casualty scenario, simulated patient encounters, community engagement, and other educational experiences that help shape the students across all the schools of UTHealth.

The key to this role is organizing an event – planning the logistics, making sure you have the volunteers needed, and even ordering food that might be needed during the day. These programs are sometimes planned up to a year in advance and takes someone who can manage these projects efficiently. Furthermore, managing the center requires an overall understanding of all the events being coordinated, staffing each one appropriately, and recruiting resources to ensure success. You will work with many software tools such as Canvas to communicate with students, COUPA, which is our University's financial system, and Oracle, which manages our staff. You will need to be someone who can manage people, budgets, and events.

You will work a hybrid schedule out of our Jesse Jones Library location and also need to sometimes travel to off-site meetings and events around Houston. Candidates should have at least seven years of experience working with student programs.

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’ well-being 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 include entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus, many more!

Position Summary:

Develops, plans, and manages all activities of a school/unit program(s) or project(s). Functions in a Leadership capacity in the program.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Oversees all aspects of the program/project activities. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors project progress. Provides direction and guidance to department personnel.

  2. Stays abreast of new and updated protocols and policies and develops, implements, and manages internal policies and procedures.

  3. Manages compliance and ensures the department follows internal and external rules, regulations, and standards. Oversees inspections and/or reviews and ensures the appropriate personnel have the proper credentials and licensing needed.

  4. Manages/maintains annual budget, negotiates service contracts, reports on progress, and/or authorizes expenditures.

  5. Provide guidance to upper management, keep them informed of key activities, and make periodic progress reports.

  6. Manages partnerships with internal departments regarding strategy and collaborative opportunities.

  7. Prepares progress reports and grant proposals to both private foundations and governmental agencies. May work closely with the Office of Sponsored Projects on the submission of grants.

  8. Interacts with representatives from state, federal, and private agencies regarding proposals and funded projects.

  9. Working in conjunction with Public Affairs, may create and edit various communications materials for the department/program, which may include printed materials, website content, and/or department newsletters.

  10. Communicate with the community and professionals to share objectives and outcomes. Prepares/makes oral presentations at professional meetings.

  11. Manages Human Resources activities for direct report in regards to recruiting and selection, hiring and terminating, training and development, performance evaluations, and salary planning.

  12. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education:

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

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

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.