Job Information

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


Open Date 09/27/2021

Requisition Number PRN27797B

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

9:00 – 5:30

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01510 - Diagnostic Neuroimaging

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $56,000 to $79,699

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

The Program Manager will aid in the tracking and maintenance of research regulatory documents, including IRB and CITI training; manage onboarding and offboarding of Diagnostic Neuroimaging employees; help with data management; aid in internal and external correspondence; help develop educational materials; aid in tracking and management of budgets and expenditures; and aid in grant management and documentation.


  • Prepares, submits and maintains IRB , FDA , NIH and/or other regulatory documents and research correspondence.
  • Responsible for managing the onboarding and offboarding process for research lab staff and affiliates.
  • Oversee requests for time off/approve KRONOS .
  • Assists the Principal Investigator in the development of protocols for the lab and research studies.
  • Helps develop applicable data management queries and oversees data cleaning activities.
  • Contributes to developing educational materials and educates the community and other research professionals regarding studies and related research issues.
  • Tracks and reports on grant budgets, including expenditures and remaining balances
  • Aids in preparation of grant applications such as biosketches and budgets
  • Aids in preparation of post-award of grant documentation, including NIH and other agency reports
  • Tracks training of Diagnostic Neuroimaging personnel, specifically CITI training and other IRB requirements; notifies personnel when these need to be renewed
  • Maintains CVs and other professional documents for investigators, including updates and formatting
  • Assesses and maintains documentation of equipment needs such as computers and software, including renewing licenses as needed

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.


MBA preferred

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

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.