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TxLTAP Program Manager

Employer
The University of Texas at Arlington
Location
Arlington, TX
Posting Number:

S05518P

Position Title:

TxLTAP Program Manager

Department:

Enterprise Development

Location:

Arlington

Job Family:

Global Education Outreach Services

Position Status:

Full-time

Work Hours:

Standard

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm

  • Extensive travel is required.

Open to:

External and Internal

Salary:

Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience up to $72,100.

Duration:

Funding expected to continue

Pay Basis:

Monthly

Benefits Eligible:

Yes

Benefits at UTA:

We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to all our employees at the University.

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University Information:

The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second largest in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 30 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and it has one of the top 5 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student bodies in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.

Furthermore, UTA is poised to experience widespread growth in the near future. The university recently launched the first phase of its RISE 100 initiative aimed at recruiting 100 new tenure-system faculty to amplify research standing and position UTA as a leader in key scholarly areas; more details are available at https://www.uta.edu/administration/president/strategic-plan/rise100. The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to join UTA during an exciting period of growth and contribute as the university broadens its impact.

Job Summary:

Serves as the Manager of the Texas Local Technical Assistance Program (TxLTAP) for the EEC – Public Works Institute (PWI). Ensure successful delivery of TxLTAP programs with a focus on instructional excellence, programmatic innovation, efficient program operation, participant achievement and satisfaction, and enrollments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a manager of the TxLTAP program:
    • Develops policy for establishing center-wide operational, administrative, and logistical processes and supporting systems.
    • Assists the Director in creating and implementing the strategic vision for TxLTAP.
    • Develop and deliver appropriate instructor-led and web-based courses.
    • Ensure successful delivery programs with a focus on instructional excellence, competency, programmatic innovation, efficient program operation, participant achievement and satisfaction, and enrollments.
    • Manage scheduling, delivery, and logistics for courses.
  • Assist the Director in managing the TxLTAP budget:
    • Oversee expenditures relating to the program.
    • Review and analyze financial and training data and prepare financial and program assessment reports to leadership and external clients.
  • Assist the Director in managing committees, educational design program delivery, and evaluation of all program activities.
    • Create and implement a statewide marketing strategy utilizing multimedia and social media to continually expand the programs’ reach.
  • Develop and manage relationships with individuals, companies, and organizations related to TxLTAP.
  • Represent the Director in meetings, negotiations, and presentations with senior executives from both the public and private sectors.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with federal, state, and local workforce agencies and employers to ensure positive participant experiences.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to TxLTAP support staff and instructors
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field, with five (5) years of related experience in administration of training programs to include grants and statewide training programs, performing a variety of administrative functions and coordinating with customers, managers, facilities, and supervisors. An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Engineering, Science, Business, or Public Administration for five (5) years of experience in Administrative Management of a complex statewide training program.
  • Five (5) or more years in Public Works Industry, preferably in a management position.
  • Three (3) or more years of experience scheduling instructors’ classes and locations.
  • Experience in maintaining a curriculum and training materials library and managing material distribution.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a program budget.
  • Excellent business and communication skills.
  • Project management and social media skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

CBC Requirement:

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.

EEO Statement:

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University’s compliance with this policy.

ADA Accommodations:

The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email ADADocs@uta.edu.

Number of Vacancies:

1

Minimum Number of References Required:

3

Maximum Number of References Accepted:

3

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

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