Program Manager (Req#: 11317)
|March 02, 2012 - May 18, 2012|
|Salary Range:||$50-70K, depending on experience|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Department:||Occupational Health Sciences 4213|
|Description:||Responsible for effective and efficient planning and project management, budgetary and reporting compliance, monitoring, programmatic and administrative oversight responsibilities for Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Transforming Texas grant project (CHAMPS) for Lamar and Hopkins counties. Responsible for the developmental design, initiation and coordination of community transformation projects and ensures accomplishment at various stages and completeness of program objectives/statement of work. Monitors the projects and schedule of projects. Works closely and communicates effectively with Principal Investigator (PI), other grant/administrative leadership and staff, community, project partners/stakeholders, subcontractors and consultants to meet successful project outcome. Performs with moderate supervision of PI and latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Responsible for adhering to all UTHSCT and DSHS policies/ procedures/guidelines and reporting requirements. Supervises other staff as assigned. Developmental focus areas for CHAMPS includes: a) tobacco free living, including decreasing exposure to secondhand smoke; b) active living and health eating; c) use of high impact evidence-based clinical and other preventive services in chronic disease management and specifically the prevention and control of high blood pressure/high cholesterol. |
|Duties:||Effectively provides timely communication, coordinates, plans, and evaluates community focus areas statement of work in all areas of Transforming Texas (CHAMPS) project. Utilizes project status reports, team meetings, assignment charts, project risk indexes, project cost data and/or other tools. Seeks guidance from PI as indicated.|
Facilitates coalition building to include key stakeholders, elected officials, partner agencies, stakeholders, and other organizations.
Oversees community outreach activities, meetings, and trainings facilitated by project staff.
Monitors and manages project costs to ensure project is completed within budget.
Ensures Transforming Texas (CHAMPS) adherence to project methodologies, standards, tools, and processes. Ensures compliance with granting agency (DSHS) and UTHSCT policies and procedures through project life cycle.
Monitors and manages project quality to ensure project deliverables are acceptable and fulfill the terms of the project contract or specifications.
Complies and distributes project information, project status reports and project budget expenditures.
Assists in developing and monitoring of project budgets, schedules, work plans, resources requirements, reporting requirements, and cost estimates and projections.
Assists in the development and monitoring of agreements/subcontracts with partnering agencies, contractors and consultants to achieve the goals of the project.
Assists in developing criteria for evaluating programs, proposals, and other pertinent information related to project assignments.
Identifies potential risks, difficulties, design strategy, and challenges and exhibits stewardship of resources and budget.
Supervises staff as assigned.
Performs related work or other duties as assigned.
|Qualifications:||Masterís Degree (MPA, MPH or equivalent) Required. Ability to communicate with individuals and the public. Must have basic knowledge of health education, promotion, tobacco control, and/or chronic disease prevention. Prefer experience in project management in relevant areas of project assignment. Bilingual/Spanish speaking preferred. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field relevant to assignment is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. |
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