Senior Program Manager (Communications and Outreach- HGAC)

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Professional/Managerial
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McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
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220003CJ Requisition #

 

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:

This position will manage a broad range of high-quality, highly responsible communications and outreach activities around the Texas Rising Star program throughout the 13-county Gulf Coast area. Serves as a leader focused on delivering impacts for the program through a variety of dynamic communications and outreach approaches and practices. Generates strategy, manages, and supports writing and editing, design and layout for collateral marketing and communications materials, social media marketing, and website content management to promote the Texas Rising Star program and program-specific opportunities and events. This position will specifically design and manage a comprehensive Texas Rising Star communications and outreach strategy, including a ELP focused website for regional child care programs and families, and supervise a small team of communication specialists to deliver the strategy.

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. Provides guidance to upper management and keeps them informed of key activities and makes 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 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, web site content and/or department newsletters.

10. Communicates with 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.

 

HGAC Departmental Duties

1. Oversees all aspects of the Gulf Coast Texas Rising Star communication strategy. Sets deadlines, assigns
responsibilities, and monitors project progress. Provides direction and guidance to department personnel.

2. Stays abreast of new and updated university and funder required protocols and policies related to
communications (including branding) and develops, implements, and manages internal policies and
procedures.

3. Manages compliance and ensures the program follows internal and external rules, regulations and
standards.
4. Manages/maintains annual budget, negotiates service contracts, reports on progress and/or authorizes
expenditures on outreach, marketing, and branding materials.

5. Provides guidance to upper management and keeps them informed of key activities and makes periodic
progress reports.

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

7. Prepares progress and annual reports; and grant proposals to both private foundations and governmental
agencies.

8. Interacts with representatives from state and regional 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, web site content and/or department newsletters.

Certification/Skills:

May require program-specific certifications.

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

If you are looking for a great healthcare career in Houston, visit http://go.uth.edu/careers!

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.


https://www.uth.edu/benefits/benefits-summary.htm

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth 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 policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.


UTHealth has 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 UTHealth 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’s rules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements. 

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