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

Open Date 01/13/2021

Requisition Number PRN25045B

Job Title Manager, Program

Working Title Manager, Program

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area President

Department 00642 - PIVOT Center

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 31600 to 58400

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Organizes, directs and manages all aspects of a project or program within an academic, research or administrative unit.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

1.Oversees administrative matters regarding the day-to-day operations and procedures of an academic, research or administrative program.

2.Develops and implements unit specific financial goals and performs strategic and tactical planning for the program by establishing short and long range objectives.

3.Prepares or assists in preparing grant proposals, audit reports, protocols, publications and articles.

4.Assesses related training needs and coordinates training programs to meet those needs.

5.Serves as department representative in addressing issues and questions related to the programs, which may include representing the department on various committees.

6.Manages scheduling of meetings, events as well as calendar management for one or more senior leaders within a department. Communicates successfully with stakeholders to ensure productive meetings and balance of events and meetings.

7.Forecasts, prepares or directs the preparation of the program budget and monitors expenditures.

8.Stays abreast of current issues, relevant programs or other related changes impacting the program and makes recommendations for improvement and compliance.

9.May develop systems and maintain records to support and advance the program.

10.May supervise subordinate staff.

11. Manages and schedules appointments for our Chief Innovation and Economic Engagement Officer.

Problem Solving

The incumbent provides independent oversight and decision making for all activities of a specified program(s) and/or organizational committees, working groups or advisory boards. Program outcomes often impact the University as a whole. The incumbent acts as a liaison between internal and external constituencies involved in program related activities. Problems arising from these efforts will be addressed by the incumbent who will refer to their manager any issues outside of program guidelines.

The level of responsibility does not generally extend beyond the parameters of the program except in an advisory capacity. Incumbents may have generalized oversight of more than one program.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus two years of related experience or equivalency. 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.

Preferences

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: employment@utah.edu 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: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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