Program Manager

University Of Houston Houston , TX 77020

Posted 3 months ago

Manages the day-to-day operations of a university program, which may include the supervision of staff employees and/or student workers.

  • Plans and develops methods and procedures for implementing and administering the program.

  • Manages program-specific budgetary and fiscal activities, including budget planning and analysis.

  • Provides guidance to subordinate professionals in carrying out program objectives.

  • May prepare or participate in the preparation of abstracts, research reports, funding proposals, operations and procedure manuals, and other written material and documentation as required.

  • Reviews reports and records of activities to ensure progress is being made toward specified program objectives.

  • Manages and administers grants for program, including the coordination of meetings, communications, scholarships and other operations.

  • Develops, implements and maintains appropriate policies and procedures concerning program administration.

  • May supervise statistical analyses of data using PC-based statistical programs; establishes and maintains database on research studies, policy issues, etc.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

EEO/AA Bachelors and No 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: No experience required.

Additional Posting Information

University of Houston College of Education / Advancing Community Engagement and Service Institute (ACES Institute

  • University of Houston Cougar Literacy Corps

  • AmeriCorps Member Compliance and Financial Coordinator.


  • Manage ACES Cougar Literacy Corps
  • AmeriCorps (CLC

  • AmeriCorps) financial and compliance reporting

  • Provide support to the ACES Co-Executive Director/ CLC
  • AmeriCorps Director in managing relationships, reporting, and Third Ward Schools Partnerships UH/ HISD literacy programs such as Read Houston Read Volunteers.
  • Conduct weekly school visits to ensure ACES CLC
  • AmeriCorps member compliance and understanding of ACES CLC

  • AmeriCorps rules and regulations.

  • Attend trainings and meetings as directed

  • Monitor ACES CLC

  • AmeriCorps members' contractual obligations, including service hours, days off, suspensions, and terminations to ensure compliance with all ACES CLC

  • AmeriCorps rules and regulations, and assist program staff with the same

  • Support ACES / CLC
  • AmeriCorps operations and grant processes.
  • Ensure that necessary data is collected and reports are generated in a timely manner

  • Coordinate other UH/ HISD-related processes as needed

  • Manage ACES CLC

  • AmeriCorps Member Compliance Training, Registration, On-Boarding, Off-Boarding, and File Maintenance
  • Coordinate recruitment and registration days for incoming ACES CLC
  • AmeriCorps members
  • Coordinate with multiple UH departments to create and maintain ACES CLC
  • AmeriCorps member personnel files
  • Complete quarterly file audit and file submission project at the close of each fiscal year for quarterly file audits

  • Manage the criminal history and background check process for ACES CLC

  • AmeriCorps members
  • Provide ongoing compliance training for ACES CLC
  • AmeriCorps members

Provide Mandated Report and Incident Report training.

  • Build and manage relationships with Government Agencies/Staff and Elected Officials in support of ACES CLC
  • AmeriCorps
  • Coordinate invitations and track visits by visitors, elected officials and/or other government staff to schools, service days, and other ACES CLC
  • AmeriCorps events
  • Manage correspondence and contact database

  • Manage ACES CLC

  • AmeriCorps member information into MyAmeriCorps database portal and OnCorps time tracking program
  • Manage ACES CLC
  • AmeriCorps members' service-related information in related databases.
  • Analyze data from compliance visits and reports to isolate trends and recommend improvements, as necessary

  • Manage data and processes related to ACES CLC

  • AmeriCorps Mandated Reporting and Incident Reporting submissions
  • Partner with ACES CLC
  • AmeriCorps departments and staff through applicant interview process, stakeholder engagement, service day and event participation, and cross-departmental committees as needed to ensure site-wide goals are met.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree

  • 2 years of relevant non-profit or government experience

  • Strong attention to detail and proven project management skills

  • Efficient time management skills: ability to meet deadlines and prioritize multiple projects

  • Flexibility and ability to comply with and manage work to strict and high-stakes deadlines

  • Excellent written, oral, and partnership-building skills

  • Proven management and leadership capabilities, ability to work on a team

  • Experience and passion for working with 17-24 year olds

AmeriCorps/VISTA experience a plus

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and take initiative

  • Compensation commensurate with experience

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