University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley
August 31, 2026
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Posting Number SRGV6726

Working Title DIRECTOR SPECIAL PROGRAMS-TALENT SEARCH PROGRAMS (WILLACY COUNTY) Number of Vacancies 1 Location Rio Grande Valley Department College Access & K-12 Partners FTE 1.0 FLSA Exempt Scope of Job

To manage the operation of an assigned grant-funded program or project, exercising independent judgment and authority as required.

Responsible for all phases of the assigned program or project. This position will oversee the Talent Search Program at assigned high schools in Hidalgo and Willacy County.

Description of Duties

• Supervises the personnel and day to day activities of a program or project.

• Coordinates the various activities of the program / project.

• Prepares, maintains, and monitors program/project budget.

• Investigates grant opportunities and drafts proposals and applications.

• Develops long and short term programs.

• Represents program/project in official functions. Attends meetings, conferences, and seminars related to the program's mission and goal.

• Supervises and organizes seminars, conferences, and presentations.

• Develops, cultivates, and maintains working relationships with internal/external departments/agencies and other organizations associated with and/or receiving benefit from the program.

• May perform other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

General direction from the assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

Supervises assigned staff.

Required Education

Bachelor's degree in field related to program or project.

Preferred Education

Masters degree in field related to program or project.



Required Experience

Five (5) years experience in field related to program or project and one (1) year supervisory experience.

Preferred Experience



Use of standard office equipment, personal computer, and audio/visual equipment.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Usual office conditions. Must be able to move between buildings, stoop, bend, lift and reach to set up for workshops, seminars, and presentations. Must be able to travel to local sites for workshops, seminars, and presentations.


Must have ability to work under pressure, solve problems, and negotiate. Must possess excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills. Normally usual office environment; particular program or project may require ability to drive a car for local or distant travel for consultation, training, or meetings. May be required to be available for evening and weekend special events.

Physical Capabilities


Employment Category Full-Time Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience Posted Salary Commensurate with Experience Position Available Date 05/12/2023 Grant Funded Position Yes If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date 08/31/2026

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant, Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following: Date of Birth Gender Ethnicity/Race Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days. If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at https: // for detailed contact information.

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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