Job Information

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


Open Date 08/09/2021

Requisition Number PRN27256B

Job Title Manager, Program

Working Title Ryan White Program Manager

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 U of U Health - Academics

Department 00235 - Infectious Disease

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 31600 to 54000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The University of Utah Division of Infectious Diseases is seeking a full time Program Manager for our Ryan White Program. The University of Utah Ryan White Program provides vital medical care, social service assistance, and advocacy for people and communities living with HIV / AIDS in Utah and across the Mountain West. To achieve internal and external programmatic goals, the Program Manager is a highly responsible and administrative position involved in directing the activities of the Ryan White C & D Programs and ensuring quality and compliance across these and the Ryan White B programs. The Program Manager also plans, coordinates, and manages many aspects of the Health Resources and Services Administration ( HRSA ) grants that fund each program. Some of the key responsibilities of the Program Manager include: managing day-to-day programmatic operations, budget development & monitoring, data entry & reporting, coordinating & leading quality improvement initiatives, and participating in state and national program meetings. Effective communication and collaboration are critical for the Program Manager to manage complex programmatic issues that arise.

The Program Manager will work closely with the Program Director to identify and develop new opportunities that enhance HIV / AIDS services. The Program Manager must also be self-motivated with a strong sense of organization to prioritize daily work and able to work under minimal supervision. Applicants should be versed in ACA guidelines and recent healthcare policy changes.


1. Ensures the University of Utah Ryan White Program’s (i.e. Ryan White B, C, and D) compliance with all regulatory bodies including state and federal entities

2. Oversees Ryan White Program administration and day-to-day operations – developing and implementing policies and procedures to advance the program

3. Leads, coordinates, and monitors quality improvement and fiscal management initiatives to enhance program efficiency and effectiveness

4. Forecasts and monitors expenditures related to patient care for the Ryan White Patients. Negotiates terms of contracts and/or service agreements with healthcare services

5. Continuously evaluates the needs of patients according to data and trends and recommends programmatic improvement based on this information

6. Stays fully informed of pertinent laws, regulations, and policies regarding HIV / AIDS patient care as well as professional principles and practices in the fields of healthcare and health policy to make recommendations for program improvement and compliance

7. Provides oversight of CAREWare data entry, data quality, and data reporting

8. Assists in maintaining data in spreadsheets to document patient enrollment progress in Ryan White, insurance, and re-certification in a detail-oriented manor

9. Prepares and assists in preparing grant proposals, audit reports, and other HRSA -required documents by organizing, collecting, and reporting necessary data as well as crafting project and/or initiative narratives

10. Serves as a program representative in addressing issues and questions related to the programs, which may include representing the University of Utah Ryan White Program on various committees

11. Participates in and prepares for monthly calls with HRSA Project Officer

12. Participates in and prepares for monthly and quarterly meetings with the Utah Department of Health’s Ryan White B Program

13. Supervises 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.

This position is considered Category IIA : Not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah’s response to COVID -19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the terms of the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID -19 Telecommuting Agreement.

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.


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, ( 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.