Senior Program Manager

University of North Texas Health Science Center
September 23, 2023
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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. The UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton and Frisco, the University of North Texas at Dallas and UNT Dallas College of Law, and the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region. We are growing with the North Texas region, employing more than 14,000 employees, educating a record 49,000+ students across our system, and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

We are one team comprised of individuals who are committed to excellence, curiosity and innovation. We are transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We champion a people-first values-based culture where We Care about each other and those we serve. We believe that we are Better Together because we foster an inclusive environment of respect, belonging, and access for all. We demonstrate Courageous Integrity through setting exceptional standards and acting in the best interest of our communities. We are encouraged to Be Curious about opportunities for learning, creating, discovering, and innovating, and are encouraged to learn from failure. Show Your Fire by joining our team and exhibiting your passion and pride in your work as part of our UNT System team.

Learn more about the UNT System and how we live our values at www.

Posting Title Senior Program Manager Department HSC-HSC Next-390040 Job Location Fort Worth Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information

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Salary Information Commensurate with experience Department Summary

The HSC Next team at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is focused on catalyzing innovation and making Fort Worth a better place to be an innovator. Through various programs and initiatives, the HSC Next supports inventors, entrepreneurs, startups and students from the HSC campus and from our community. We collaborate across campus and across DFW to fill the regional innovation pipeline and build a stronger innovation ecosystem.

Position Overview

The Senior Program Manager will carry out programming and tasks related to building an innovation workforce using HSC resources, along with potential state and federal resources to spur the local innovation ecosystem. This position will also seek new and experiential learning opportunities for HSC staff, students and faculty, as well as for people in the community who are interested in learning more about innovation.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and five (5) years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to understand general business principles.
  • Ability to be a strong, clear communicator by oral and written means.
  • Ability to interact with a wide range of professional colleagues from tenured researchers to students to entrepreneurs.
  • Ability to be highly organized and have the ability to work towards deadlines.
  • Ability to be develop new procedures and present to others about those processes.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required with studies in business, entrepreneurship or innovation highly desired
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with the Fort Worth entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem is preferred
  • Preferred experience in higher education institution and/or workforce training organization or project(s)
  • Project management experience and skills (including budgeting)
  • Grant writing and reporting skills
  • Experience in working with local workforce boards, the US Department of Labor or related workforce training organizations
  • A general knowledge of intellectual property, entrepreneurship and technology commercialization
  • Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule


    Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

    The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

    Classification Title Senior Program Manager Physical Requirements Carrying, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Walking, Writing, Ability to communicate

    Job Duties


    Conceive and execute experiential learning opportunities to train the innovation workforce of the future. This may include working with outside groups to bring new programs to our area that teach a more entrepreneurial mindset, matched with existing HSC resources. These may include Startup Weekends, Gener8tor accelerator programs, the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative's Icehouse program and similar innovation and entrepreneurship training programs.


    Work with HSC's schools to identify the programs that are most likely to be a good fit for these workforce development programs.


    Identify, seek and pursue internship and apprenticeship opportunities for our students, across all of our schools, with local innovation-led startup companies.


    Develop microcredentials and/or certifications for innovation training programs in the HSC curriculum.


    Identify, seek and pursue innovation workforce building funds from workforce development/upskilling/job training funders.


    Act as resident expert on all topics related to innovation and workforce development, including educating internal (HSC) and external stakeholders.


    Other duties as assigned.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number S7004P

    Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting https: //

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a graduate degree in life science, business, law or some other field related to innovation commercialization or entrepreneurship?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have previous higher education experience?
  • Yes
  • No
  • What is your highest level of education attained?
  • GED
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate
  • How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
  • 0-1
  • 1-3
  • 3-5
  • 5-7
  • 7+
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Portfolio
  • References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
  • Other Document
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