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


Open Date 10/02/2018

Requisition Number PRN18545B

Job Title Manager, Program

Working Title Manager, Program

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 20

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 01499 - 2nd Language Teach & Res Ctr

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 30000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

L2TReC is seeking a .50 Manager, Program to serve as the Chinese Bridge Program Coordinator. The Coordinator will work as a team member under the direction of the Bridge Program Manager. The coordinator will work across languages as needed in order to support program implementation, including conducting regular high school site visits, coordinating curriculum team meetings and curriculum development, and designing professional learning for high school and university instructors.

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


•Attend regular team meetings and collaborate with the state Bridge team, including Bridge director, and co-directors of L2TReC to support grade 10-12 program.

•Collaborate, communicate, and attend meetings between Bridge and stateDLIteams.

•Facilitate and lead university curriculum development teams ensuring input

from state universities.

•Communicate with diverse stakeholders (e.g. print and email, parent nights).

•Contribute to and lead state professional development, (e.g. Summer Bridge Institute, Bridge Content Workshop, and fall and spring PD workshops).

•Conduct regular classroom visits; communicate with and support high school and university co-instructors; provide regular updates to state team on visits.

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

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.Develops and implements department or program specific policies and procedures.

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

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

monitors expenditures . Negotiates terms of contracts and/or service agreements.

8.Stays abreast of legal 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.

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.


The ideal candidate will have a Master’s or higher degree in the field of education. Other preferences include teaching certification; advanced proficiency in Chinese; demonstrated familiarity with K-16 second language curriculum development and program articulation; demonstrated familiarity with state­ level language policy development and implementation; experience developing and managing ongoing professional development projects ; experience conducting fidelity studies and curricular evaluation in K-12 classrooms; and experience managing proficiency assessment in K-12 contexts.

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.