University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Posting Number SRGV6458

Working Title PROGRAM MANAGER - PRE-PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (UTRGV EMPLOYEES ONLY) Number of Vacancies 1 Location Rio Grande Valley Department Office of Student Success FTE 1.0 FLSA Exempt Scope of Job

To perform advanced program administration, development and coordination for the Office of Pre-Professional Development. Responsible for all phases of program development and coordination of program activities.

Description of Duties

  • Administers, coordinates and manages campus-wide enrichment programs and activities related to the pre-professional development of currently enrolled students.
  • Advises students on professional program requirements.
  • Manages the Joint Medical Admissions Program (JAMP) and serves as a liaison professional school admissions offices and other early admissions programs.
  • Guides students on professional school admissions application processes and organizes entrance exam preparation, when applicable.
  • Collaborates with faculty and staff members to engage and provide support for students interested in professional programs.
  • Develops and implements standards for attainment of program goals and objectives.
  • Maintains frequent interaction with student organizations, faculty, University departments, special groups and external agencies in administering the program.
  • Recommends new policies and procedures for improvement of program activities.
  • Coordinates staff training and development.
  • Provides guidance to subordinate staff and evaluates performance.
  • Prepares abstracts, research reports, funding proposals, operations and procedures written material and documentation.
  • Conducts marketing assessment for assigned area.
  • Creates and reviews reports of expenditures and activities.
  • Oversees financial management of all program activities.
  • Determines work priorities.
  • Works on special projects as assigned.
  • Attends professional development seminars.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • Supervision Received

    General direction from the assigned supervisor.

    Supervision Given

    Supervises assigned staff.

    Required Education

    Bachelor's Degree from an accredited University.

    Preferred Education

    Master's Degree in a related field from an accredited University.



    Required Experience

  • Five (5) years of experience performing closely related duties, including program planning/coordination or related experience in the appropriate field of the program, or
  • Three (3) years of the required experience with a Master's degree, or
  • Seven (7) years of the required experience with an Associate Degree or 60 hours of College Credit, or
  • Nine (9) years of the required experience with a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Applicant must be a current UTRGV Employee to be eligible for this position.

    Preferred Experience

    Experience in contract negotiations.

    Applicant currently holds a comparable position at UTRGV.


    Use of personal computer and other standard office equipment.

    Working Conditions

    Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Usual office environment. Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required. Some travel may be required.


    Ability to interact in a professional manner with faculty, staff, students and the public. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated interpersonal skills. Independent decision making and problem solving ability.

    Physical Capabilities


    Employment Category Full-Time Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience Posted Salary Commensurate with Experience Position Available Date 01/19/2023 Grant Funded Position No If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date

    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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    Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a current UTRGV employee?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
  • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
  • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  • Please select your highest level of completed education.
  • 6th grade education
  • 10th grade education
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
  • Masters Degree from an accredited university
  • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
  • None of the above
  • Please provide the field of study for your education:
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please indicate the number of years of work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 year
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • 5 years
  • 6 years
  • 7 years
  • 8 years
  • 9 years
  • 10 years
  • Over 10 years
  • Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Reference Letter 1
  • Reference Letter 2
  • Reference Letter 3
  • Certifications and Licenses
  • Training Certificates
  • Other Document
  • List of 3 References
  • Unofficial Transcripts 2
  • Unofficial Transcripts 3
  • Letter of Interest
  • Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  • Additional Document
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