University of Texas at Dallas Program Manager in Dallas, Texas

Job Summary

Reporting to the Dean of Graduate Studies, this position will be responsible for researching, planning, advising, programming, and other services and resources that promote graduate student access to external award and other career-preparation opportunities.

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree; Three to five years experience in a field relevant to the program; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education and Experience
  • Advanced degree in a related field and one or more years of student-facing higher-education experience in teaching or advising;

  • In-discipline writing training and/or experience;

  • Funding-finding training and/or experience; – Experience working with high-achieving students and faculty;

  • Graduate student/program experience;

  • Experience working with high-achieving students and faculty;

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills and interpersonal abilities;

  • Evidence of ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a collaborative team; and,

  • Evidence of organizational skills and ability to adhere to deadlines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Research awards, grants, and other funding opportunities;

  • Inform and advise faculty and students (individually and in groups) about award opportunities;

  • Assist students in preparing materials for submission;

  • Edit and proofread student materials;

  • Assist students in submitting materials;

  • Develop and deliver written materials (e.g. guides) and programming (e.g. workshops) to support graduate students in seeking and obtaining extramural awards;

  • Track and publicize submissions and results;

  • Develop collaborative relationships with Graduate Dean and Graduate Studies staff as well as faculty and other personnel in other academic units to enhance the graduate student experience; and,

  • Network with professional peers and extramural funders.

Posting Number: S00826P

Position Title: Program Manager

Functional Title: Distinguished Awards Advisor

Department: Graduate Studies Dept

Salary Range: DOQ

Pay Basis: Monthly

Position Status: Regular full-time

Location: Richardson

Open Date: 10/17/2016

Open Until Filled: Yes