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University of Utah Manager, Program(s) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 09/24/2020

Requisition Number PRN24380B

Job Title Manager, Program(s)

Working Title Manager, Program(s)

Job Grade F

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 U of U Health - Academics

Department 00212 - Ctr Clin & Translational Sc.

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 47600 to 70000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Center for Health Outcomes and Population Equity ( HOPE ) and the Center for Clinical and Translational Science ( CCTS ) is accepting applications for a Community Practice Liaison ( CPL ). Under minimal supervision, the CPL will engage community practice leaders and their communities in various research programs and initiatives; and, lead planning, development, implementation and evaluation of community healthcare practice research efforts. The CPL will serve as a bidirectional conduit between University of Utah investigators and community healthcare practices. The CPL will solicit and collect input from community leaders about community practice needs and increase participation of underrepresented or medically underserved individuals in research. The successful candidate must have competency and extensive experience in community healthcare related areas and program management.

Responsibilities

•Lead, direct and/or supervise development of community healthcare practice partnerships to increase awareness, understanding, interest in, and willingness to participate in research programs.

•Support efforts to increase community healthcare practices’ and diverse populations’ awareness of the Community Practice Engagement programs and services.

•Regularly communicates with investigators and community healthcare partners to identify priorities and partnership opportunities.

•Collaborates with institutional and community healthcare partners to identify partners’ roles and responsibilities in strategic plan to increase research opportunities for community practices and enrollment of underserved populations.

•Works under their direct report to develop and oversee policies, goals, and objectives that are consistent with the University of Utah policies.

•Participates in University-wide and community committees to promote and support community-practice engagement.

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 area or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Four to six years of progressively more responsible management experience. Background knowledge of hiring department’s area of specialization in order to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors. Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates and to ensure the smooth operation of department. Completion of provided supervisory training within one year of employment may be required. Master’s degree in a related area may be preferred.

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

Preferences

Master’s degree in Public Administration, Public Health, one of the social/behavioral sciences, healthcare related area, or related field highly preferable.

Excellent communications skills and competency in communications technologies, including use of the Internet/Intranet. Firm understanding of principles of cultural competency and community healthcare/public health principles, partnerships and practices. Ability to speak and write well under pressure and to intelligently edit the writing of others. Motivated collaborator confident in their own abilities, whom inspires others and promotes teamwork. Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with multiple, diverse constituencies. Familiarity with IRB principles, processes, and grants and contracts language.

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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