University of Utah Academic Program Manager in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 04/25/2018

Requisition Number PRN17030B

Job Title Academic Program Manager

Working Title Academic Program Manager

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Executive

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00235 - Infectious Disease

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 39300 to 72700

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Mountain WestAIDSEducation and Training Center (MWAETC) offersHIVtreatment education, clinical consultation, and capacity building programs to health care professionals (HCP) and agencies in the Mountain West region. TheMWAETCserves 10 states including Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, North Dakota, Montana, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The purpose of theMWAETCis to increase the number and capacity of providers to deliver high qualityHIV/AIDScare within the region’s health care systems.

The UtahAIDSEducation and Training Center Local Performance Site (ORLPS) Program Manager is responsible for the coordination, development, and implementation of needs basedHIVtraining and capacity-building programs in Utah. The target audience includes clinical providers in programs funded through the Ryan White Program (RWP); otherHRSAprograms such as Rural and Community Health Centers; other federally supported health care facilities such as Indian Health Service and Veterans Administration; other providers serving minority, medically underserved or incarcerated populations, and private practice providers serving people living withHIVand/or prevention ofHIV.

The UtahLPSProgram Manager will work under the supervision of the UtahLPSMedical Director. This position will also work withMWAETCCentral Office (WA) staff, regionalLPSstaff, and other key collaborators to successfully implement Utah State program activities.


Essential Functions

•Assists in developing unit budget including educational and research funding.

•Assesses the past performance of academic and research programs though program evaluations.

•May be required to fulfill University or department teaching/research assignments.

•Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), database management, webinar systems, andHTMLemail systems

•Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Program Development, Implementation, Evaluation and Documentation:

•Plan and implement ongoingHCPand agencyHIVtraining needs assessments in Utah, including oversight for collection and collation of data from Utah State sites

•Develop and implement a needs-basedHIVtraining and capacity building program forHCPand agencies in UT State

•Work closely with the Medical Director, andMWAETCstaff to develop, implement, and evaluate Utah State trainings, programs and conferences

•Oversee the scheduling and coordination all the logistical and administrative specifics of didactic, consultative, and technical assistance program activities

•Act as primary support for the UtahAETCfaculty in their training assignments

•Identify training opportunities, collaborating agencies and partners in order to develop and implement a comprehensive program for Utah State

•Identify training topics and oversee design and development of training materials/curricula germane to Utah State programming needs

•Assist with program evaluation efforts and quality improvement practices in cooperation with regional and nationalAETCcenters.

•Develop tracking systems and data management tools as necessary to best meet Utah State program needs

•Assist with report and grant writing as directed by theLPSMedical Director

Local and Regional Liaison Representation:

•Represent theUTAETCon Utah State Ryan White advisory group, task force, and related meetings

•Represent theUTAETCat otherHIV/AIDSorganization meetings as appropriate

•AttendMWAETCprofessional development events and Regional Management Meetings

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related area plus three years of experience in budget, grant and program management or equivalency required. Develops and implements program ideas into successful academic and research programs; demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


•Experience working withHIVmedical / service providers and patients / clients

•Strong interest inHIVmedicine and community service

•Demonstrated ability and self-motivation to achieve familiarity and fluency with all aspects ofHIVpractice

•Familiarity with the development and implementation of training programs forHCP

•Demonstrated experience working with diverse and underserved communities to address healthcare needs

•Knowledge ofHIV/AIDStrends and epidemiology, including northwest epidemiologic profiles

•Interest in Adult Learning Theory and its application inHCPtraining

•Professional communication and presentation skills; ability to interact professionally with established networks of health professionals at the local, regional and national level

•Excellent written communication skills, including demonstrated competency in preparation of correspondence and reports

•Proven ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks and short deadlines

•Proven ability to manage and prioritize several multidimensional activities simultaneously

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.