All positions with Population Health are based in Austin, Texas, at The University of Texas System offices.

Open Positions

Program Manager - Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies. Apply Now.

See below for full description. Applications will only be accepted through the University of Health Science Center at Tyler.

Population Health Scholar (for current UT graduate students only)


Job Summary

This Population Health Program Manager position is based in Austin, Texas. They are responsible for managing activities, reports and deliverables associated with contracts at Population Health, such as the Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies, the Perinatal Collaborative for Texas. Responsibilities include 1) planning, coordinating and developing reports and contract deliverables, 2) coordinating and handling all logistics related to Executive Committee or Advisory Committee meetings, and 3) coordinating annual educational conferences, including session development and speaker invitations. Other duties may be assigned by the Director of Strategic Initiatives at Population Health. This position reports directly to the Director of Population Health Strategic Initiatives at Population Health and works closely with other key Population Health faculty and staff.

Major Responsibilities / Duties / Critical Tasks:

  • Plans, coordinates and develops contractually required deliverable reports.  Assures that all deliverables are comprehensive, meet contractual requirements, are professionally written, and accurately reflect the work performed.  All deliverable reports must meet the contractual timelines, contain minimum errors and undergo thorough review by other staff on the project.

  • Submit deliverables on a timely basis and coordinate and respond to feedback from funder on deliverables. Track approvals for deliverables by funder and coordinate invoicing for approved reports.

  • Track budget and expenditures.  Identify and coordinate with other program staff on expenditure needs and available funds.

  • Responsible for developing expertise related to the governance of programs, such as TCHMB, and can interpret, communicate and coordinate the execution of the governance plan.  Train staff and new Executive or Advisory Committee members on program governance. 

  • Organize and support executive committee or advisory committee meetings.  Identify and follow-up on action items.   

  • Coordinate project activities, including ongoing effective communication with executive committee, advisory committee and funder.

  • Facilitate and coordinate the annual education conference, including identification of conference themes, topics, sessions, and speakers.  Work closely with event planner to assure that all logistics are met.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Accompanying Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Demonstrated knowledge working with deadlines and under pressure and the subsequent ability to prioritize tasks.

  • Works on several projects with overlapping deadlines.

  • Project management skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

  • Extensive experience with the use of MS Word, MS Excel, and Adobe Acrobat Pro software.

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States for any employer on a full-time basis.

  • Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

  • Work is based in Austin, Texas.

Required Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree is required. Graduate or Professional Degree is preferred.

  • At least two (2) years with managing contract deliverables.

  • Strong technical writing and communication skills required. 

  • Strong organizational skills required.

  • Project management experience preferred.

  • Health related experience preferred.