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Outreach Program Manager, Department of Computer Science

Company: University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Posting Title:Outreach Program Manager, Department of Computer Science----Hiring Department:Department of Computer Science----Position Open To:All Applicants----Weekly Scheduled Hours:40----FLSA Status:Exempt----Earliest Start Date:Feb 15, 2024----Position Duration:Expected to Continue----Location:AUSTIN, TX----Job Details:PurposeThe Outreach Program Coordinator will design, implement, coordinate, and report on summer academies for pre-college students within the Department of Computer Science. This position is responsible for the department's outreach and tuition-based academies, which are scheduled throughout the summer months. The department currently hosts up to 10 summer academies each year.Responsibilities

  • Program Coordination: Coordinate, plan, and execute all aspects ofdepartment's summer academies from creation to completion. Coordinate with faculty leading academies. Manage academy applications and selections. Manage direct communications with participants and guardians to ensure a seamless experience from registration through attendance. Create and execute academy schedules. Coordinate and collaborate with other UT offices and programs (e.g. Admissions, Youth Protection Program, University Housing and Dining).
  • Administrative Support and Event Management: Daily on-site event management of academies. Maintain detailed records of current and previous students and participants. Keep records of academy activities and initiatives for reporting. Manage academy budgets and purchasing needs. Ensure completion and processing of invoices, scholarships, and other academy related expenses.
  • Communication and Media Development: Design and distribute recruitment materials, informational documents, and event announcements. Develop and implement social media campaigns. Maintain academy websites. Develop and execute marketing plan for tuition-based academies.
  • Community Partnerships and Engagement: Create engagement opportunities for industry partners. Manage grant funding, and reporting requirements. Contribute to grant applications.
  • Staff Supervision: Recruit, train, and supervise program and resident assistants, and temporary academy staff. Ensure all staff adhere to policies set by the UT Youth Protection Program office.
  • Outreach and Recruitment Event Representative: Coordinate department involvement in university K-12 outreach activities such as Explore UT and Girl Day. RepresentUT Computer Scienceat K-12 STEM events, conferences, and onsite information sessions, as needed.Required QualificationsBachelors' Degree and three (3) years of experience coordinating education programs. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work independently and participate as a team member. Detail-oriented with outstanding organizational and time-management skills. Advocate of STEM academic and career paths. Ability to supervise all levels of students.Ability to maintain composure and professionalism during challenging or emergency situations. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.Preferred QualificationsExperience in program coordination at UT Austin. Familiarity with UT Austin Youth Protection Program. Experience coordinating broadening participation programs. Experience with internal/external communications strategies. Working knowledge of UT Austin policies and procedures.Salary Range$65,000+ depending on qualificationsWorking Conditions
    • Standard office conditionsRequired Materials
      • Resume/CV
      • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
      • Letter of interestImportantfor applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers:You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure thatALLRequired Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.Important for Current university employees and contingent workers:As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questionspresented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.----Employment Eligibility:Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.----Retirement Plan Eligibility:The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.----Background Checks:A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.----Equal Opportunity Employer:The University of Texas at Austin, as an ,complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.----Pay Transparency:The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.----Employment Eligibility Verification:If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.----E-Verify:The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:
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        • [PDF]----Compliance:Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in .The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe Street, UTA 2.206, Austin, Texas 78701.

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