Job Information

University of Utah Program Manager in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/19/2022

Requisition Number PRN31513B

Job Title PS Manager, Program

Working Title Program Manager

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

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 00195 - College of Health-Dean

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $45000 - $50000 DOE

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

The Connect2Health program manager is a member of the College of Health Dean’s Office. The Connect2Health Program Manager is responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans for program expansion, managing and strengthening the Connect2Health volunteer team, maintaining cohesive relationships with community partners and clinics, providing oversight to database development, and managing research projects. The program manager also works closely with other members of the College of Health Dean’s Office to secure funding and implement communication plan. The program manager reports directly to the Connect2Health faculty advisor.


A. Oversee administrative matters regarding the day-to-day operations and procedures of an academic, volunteer-program.

B. Collaborate with Connect2Health executive and advisory boards and staff to develop and implement program specific financial goals and strategic planning.

C. Annually review and revise the strategic plan with the executive board. With faculty advisor annually present the strategic plan summary to the Connect2Health executive board.

D. Oversee communication with clinical partners, community organizations, and board members.

E. Prepare and assist College of Health development team in preparing grant proposals, audits, and stewardship reports.

F. Assess training needs and coordinate training programs to meet those needs.

G. Develop and implement program policies and procedures.

H. Facilitate ongoing volunteer training through weekly Reflection Sessions.

I. Serve as program representative in addressing issues and questions with campus, clinical and community partners.

J. Forecast, prepare, and review the program budget with the College of Health Dean’s office. Monitor expenditures. Negotiate any contracts or memorandums of understanding ( MOU ).

K. Oversee database development and implementation.

L. Serve as Connect2Health’s HIPAA champion.

M. The Connect2Health’s faculty advisor is the direct supervisor of this position.

N. Collaborate with faculty advisor and clinical partners to conduct and publish academic research.

O. Prepare and plan Connect2Health’s annual key stakeholder event and board meetings/orientations.

P. Supervise subordinate staff, including but not limited to: Project coordinator, project assistant, interns, volunteers and AmeriCorps members.

Q. This position is responsible for 60+ volunteers.

R. Recruit, interview, and train new hires; Connect2Health volunteers, interns, and 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.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.


- Communicate clearly with volunteer teams and partners in a timely manner.

- Able to work collaboratively in team settings.

- General knowledge of supporting under-served communities.

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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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.