Posting Details

Posting NumberSRGV4572Working TitleASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH AFFAIRS ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICESNumber of Vacancies1LocationEdinburg, Texas DepartmentSchool of Medicine FTE1.0FLSAExemptScope of Job

Responsible for assisting in the development, implementation and evaluation of operational policies and procedures, delivering quality services and programs in a cost-effective manner, and assisting the Senior Executive Vice President Health Affairs and Executive Vice Dean School of Medicine to direct and manage the assigned tasks across the support functions of the School of Medicine and Division of Health Affairs.

Description of Duties

•Provides leadership and support to the leads in SOM Information Systems, SOM Facilities Operations Management and SOM Operations and other assigned departments.
•Prepares short- and long-range plans for administrative services operations and improvements to processes.
•Provides guidance for the development, planning, and management of organizational operations, projects, and activities.
•Establishes industry best practices by developing process improvement techniques and methods for use in assigned departments and coaches leads in the use of the techniques and methods.
•Defines business requirements by validating project milestones, phases, elements and tasks. Monitors business analysis progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions.
•Consistently promotes the Division’s core values and Institution’s principles.
•Communicates regularly with supervisor regarding projects across the functional areas and deployment of best practice standards
•Participates in administrative staff meetings, committees, and special projects.
•Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations.
•Directs and coordinates the multiple locations functioning and operations.
•Assists in assuring that SOM meets and exceeds all applicable regulatory requirements and assumes responsibility for the readiness of Federal and State inspections, surveys, and reviews including certifications and accreditations.
•Adheres to Institutional Policy and Procedures.
•Responsible for supervision of day-to-day operations of multiple departments, but not limited to, the following: SOM Information Systems, SOM Facilities Operations Management and SOM Operations.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

Direct supervision of assigned staff.

Required Education

Master’s degree from an accredited university.

Preferred Education

Ph.D. or terminal degree from an accredited university.


Preferred: Six Sigma Green Belt

Required Experience

Eight (8) years progressively responsible work in health care, university and/or business environments, including previous managerial/director level experience.

Preferred Experience

Higher education and/or health care experience.


Use of standard office equipment.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required. UTRGV is a distributed institution, which requires presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is performed primarily in a general office environment across the Rio Grande Valley.


Familiarity with state and federal guidelines and regulations. Working knowledge of compliance, security, communications, institutional research, and/or human resources. Ability to work with confidential information. Well organized and confident to work independently, but is a team player. Ability to communicate clearly to all levels within inside and outside the institution. Exercises professional judgment and demonstrates good problem-resolution skills. Very comfortable working with multiple online and computer applications. Ability to balance multiple tasks and manage conflicting priorities. Strong follow-up skills.

Physical Capabilities


Employment CategoryFull-TimeMinimum SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosted SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosition Available Date08/06/2020Grant Funded PositionNoIf Yes, Provide Grant Expiration DateEEO 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 it’s education programs and activities, including employment.

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
*Social Security Number

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.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956)665-8880 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.

Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * 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
  2. * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * 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
  4. * Please provide the field of study for your education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate the number of years of full time 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
  6. * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Writing / Publication Sample
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Unofficial Transcripts
  6. Reference Letter 1
  7. Reference Letter 2
  8. Reference Letter 3
  9. Multi Media
  10. Certifications and Licenses
  11. Training Certificates
  12. Other Document
  13. List of 3 References
  14. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  15. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  16. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  17. Letter of Interest
  18. Additional Document

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