Project Manager - School of Public Health - Austin, TX at UTHealth in Austin, Texas

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas' resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That's where you come in.

Full-Time Project Manager position with UTHealth School of Public Health at the Austin Regional Campus.

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It's because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you'd expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees
  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time - all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)
  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you'll accrue!
  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)
  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees' wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as...

  • Free financial and legal counseling
  • Free mental health counseling services
  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs
  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.
  • Resources for child and elder care
  • Plus many more!

Position Summary:

Plans, organizes and coordinates project management activities across a variety of areas: strategic operations, communications, product development, program management, and web development in order to ensure the implementation of projects in a manner that maintains within budget, on-schedule, and of the highest quality.

Position Key Accountabilities:

1. Provides research project management services to project staff, including program managers, communications, and web developers.

2. Configures RedCap data collection system, including automating text messaging and e-mailing middle school participants and their parents with intervention materials and twice-a-year data collection.

3. Acts as preceptor for graduate student practicums.

4. Organizes literature searches to update and identify new measurement tools. Documents psychometrics, reliability, and validity of measurement tools.

5. Assists in training school field staff for program implementation and measurement.

6. Participates in manuscript development and presentations.

7. Coordination and management of project planning, project development, and strategic planning among various staff.

8. Coordinates e-learning projects with school administration, user groups, faculty, and staff.

9. Oversees, and may perform cost estimating, design, project scheduling and budgeting, quality assurance, communication, procurement, and project closeout.

10. Manages ongoing procurements and vendor relationships.

11. Ensures project controls, tracking, performance measurement, and reporting of progress and completion of project delivery objectives.

12. Oversees communications, internally and externally, including community engagement activities.

13. Responsible for assisting with the management, implementation, and launch of new school health intervention strategies.

14. Supports upper management with long-term planning, external relationship development, and staff development.

  • 15. Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Certification/Skills:

    Minimum Education:

    Bachelor's degree in project management, leadership and planning, administration, or related field.

    Minimum Experience:

    Five years experience in project management.


    3 years experience in school health promotion research project management.

    3 years experience in school health intervention design and evaluation.

    3 years experience in RedCap, Qualtrics, BIGTXT data collection, data management, communication

    3 years experience in IRIS human subjects management set-up and administration

    3 years experience in NIH grant writing and NIH project reporting

    3 years experience in NIH RCT project management reporting

    Physical Requirements:

    Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

    Security Sensitive:

    This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

    Residency Requirement:

    Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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