Program Manager 2

University of Houston
Houston, TX

This Program Manager will work under the supervision of Dr. Jose Contreras-Vidal in the BRAIN Center to assist with the management of day-to-day operations of a large university program, including the supervision of staff employees, student workers, programs or processes.

Job Duties

  1. Plans and develops procedures for administering a large or complex department or program.
  2. Manages fiscal activities, including procurement and budget analysis.
  3. Provides guidance to subordinate staff and evaluates performance.
  4. Prepares abstracts, research reports, funding proposals, operations and procedure manuals, and other written material and documentation.
  5. Creates and reviews reports of expenditures and activities.
  6. May administer grants and grant-related related communications, scholarships and other operations.
  7. Develops, implements and maintains appropriate policies and procedures.
  8. May serve as property custodian for the department.
  9. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Specific Duties:

    Track BRAIN membership fee payments and in-kind support from 20+ companiesManage travel requests and reimbursements for all BRAIN faculty, students, and trainees across all SITES (expected to be around 150+ people for Y2)Manage all Center purchases and reconciliations to cost centersManage all virtual (zoom, TEAM, webinars) meetings for Center activites, including at least three different workforce development programs.Teack and update all products of the center, publications, IP, technologies, etc.Track and update data from faculty, students, and trainees across SitesTrack and update industry memberships and industry representativesManage Center's websiteManage the Social Media accounts in coordination with the CCE Office of CommunicationsCoordinate the Center's brochure updates with the CCE Office of CommunicationsManage Center's tours and visitors (postdocs, visitors, sponsors), access, parking, etc.Coordinate with UH and CCE Facilities in regards to Center's facillities maintenance and emergenciesManage student and guest issues (ID, POI's, server access, etc.)Assist Center Director and Program Manager II with annual reporting to NSF and DORAssist Program Manager II with IAB Meetings


Bachelors and 1 year experience

Education: Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Experience: Requires a minimum of one (1) year of directly job-related experience. Certification/Licensing: None.

Additional Job Posting Information: 

Department is willing to accept education in lieu of experience

Organization: H0070 Electrical Engineering
Employee Status: Regular/Benefits
Job Posting: Sep 20, 2023, 10:57:23 AM

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