Posting Number: SRGV3878
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Department: Continuing Education
FLSA: Exempt

Scope of Job:
To perform advanced program administration, development and coordination. Responsible for all phases of program development and coordination of program activities.

Description of Duties:
• Administers, coordinates and manages activities involved in the Office of Professional Education and Workforce Development.

• Develops and implements standards for attainment of program goals and objectives.

• Maintains frequent interaction with 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 in Business Administration or a related field from an accredited University.

Preferred Education:
Master’s Degree in Business Administration preferred.


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
• 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.

Preferred Experience:
Experience in contract negotiations.

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: N/A
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 04/19/2019
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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

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 do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or [email protected]

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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