Program Coordinator, Health Professions Pipeline more...
Location:Austin, TX
Company:The University of Texas at Austin
First posted:January 04, 2019


Job Posting Title:

Program Coordinator, Health Professions Pipeline


Hiring Department:

Department of Psychiatry


Position Open To:

All Applicants


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Earliest Start Date:



Position Duration:

Expected to Continue





Job Description:

Provide analytical and operational support for the development of a K-12 health professions community of practice. Must be able to manage projects fluidly and balance the needs of multiple stakeholders.


Job Details:

General Notes

Dell Medical School as a new model of academic medicine prioritizes community impact as a key measure of success.  An element of community impact is bolstering the capacity of our local ecosystem to build diverse, community-representative talent to fill the health professions jobs of the future.  Dell Medical School is launching a program in 2019 to assess and position it's expertise to address the needs of K-12 and workforce stakeholders through a K-12 health professions community of practice and related programming. 

We are looking for a flexible, self-starter, organized and analytical program coordinator with passion and ideally experience in addressing the needs of K-12 education.  The program coordinator will work with a team of medical and educational leaders, both at Dell Med and at UTeach Institute, to support all program needs.  Efficiency, eye to detail, a can-do approach to any and all challenges will be essential skills.  For the right candidate there will be ample room to creatively contribute and leverage passion for the development of youth and economic health of a community.

Program priorities that will need to be supported include

  • Creatively informing local school districts' plans to implement health professions programming
  • Defining the workforce needs for a rapidly evolving health and health care future.
  • Guiding curriculum and program developers on the core competencies that will define success for our youth in future health professions.
  • Supporting the development of a mentorship program for K-12 health professions pipeline needs.
  • Identifying areas of need that are best addressed collaboratively by stakeholders and piloting jointly-supported solutions


  • Provide operational management for all programming components, working directly with the project director and supporting core team members as requested.
  • Develop and maintain project plans and/or tools to track deliverables and ensure successful completion of project initiatives.
  • Coordinate logistics for meetings and ensure that all project team members and stakeholders receive regular and clear communication.
  • Independently collect and analyze data required for program development and pilot implementation.
  • Maintain well-organized records and documentation of project initiatives.
  • Identify, prioritize and track issues for project leadership consideration and decision.
  • Assist in the development of presentations, papers and other outputs to synthesize and summarize issues and results for various audiences.
  • Manage regular reporting and ad hoc analyses of program outcomes related to project initiatives.
  • Other related functions as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree. Five or more years of experience in the K-12 educational space, which may include teaching experience, working for a policy non-profit, providing teacher training or a working with a professional service organization. Proven ability to manage complex tasks independently. Effective interpersonal skills for working with diverse teams. Commitment to supporting diversity and building robust educational and economic opportunities within the local community. Excellent customer service orientation and proven experience working with internal and external staff, collaborators and stakeholders. Familiarity with health professions workforce development, either through direct work experience in a health care institution or as a health care provider. Demonstrated excellent analytical skills, problem solving ability and strong critical thinking skills. Outstanding organizational and time-management skills. Excellent communication skills, verbal and written. Exceptionally organized with an eye to relevant detail. Demonstrated ability to execute and deliver results in a fast-paced and fluid work environment. Proficiency in working in a diverse stakeholder landscape, balancing competing interests. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values: (please use the apply button below).

Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications


Salary Range

$48,000 + depending on qualifications

Working Conditions

Environmental Demands:

  • May work around standard office conditions

Physical Tasks:

  • Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

Required Materials

  • Resume
  • Letter of interest
  • 3 work reference names (with contact information)

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Required Application Materials:

A resume or CV is required to apply. A list of 3 references is required to apply. Any additional required materials are noted in the Job Details section.


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 equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, 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 documents 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.



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