Manager - Austin, Texas (S04244P) - Tenders Global

Manager – Austin, Texas (S04244P)

University of Texas at Arlington

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Posting Number S04244P
Position Title Manager – Austin, Texas (S04244P)
Department Enterprise Development
Location Austin
Job Family Executive/Administration
Position Status Full-time
Work Hours Standard
Work Schedule Monday to Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.
Travel frequently (i.e., weekly or monthly) for activities such as performing industrial site visits; conducting training, attending meetings or training, supervising the work of others, or other activities requiring travel under normal conditions.
Open to External and Internal
Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience
Duration Funding expected to continue
Pay Basis Monthly
Benefits Eligible Yes
Job Summary The Manager oversees and implements all aspects of environmental contracts related to water supply, water quality, water development and other assigned environmental programs. Monitors contract deliverables, maintains budget projections, and communicates with clients, management and team members on status and issues affecting performance.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manages office and field activities of environmental, technical and administrative staff and contractors; sets performance expectations, standards, and work schedules to meet completion dates.
  • Reviews contracts and identifies programmatic requirements; develops and maintains budget forecasts and updates for multiple contracts; oversees preparation of routine status reports and quarterly/annual activity summaries; reviews and approves monthly invoices.
  • Manages operations of Austin office; works with vendors to resolve maintenance and telecommunications matters; and works with management team on sufficient staffing schedules.
  • Participates in meetings with key partners; maintains business relationships with interdisciplinary environmental professional organizations; identifies and develops proposals for future funding opportunities; writes contract proposals and drafts; establishes and executes related work plans.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, engineering, business, or relevant discipline from accredited college or university or equivalent with four years of related work experience; and two years management experience; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree in environmental science. Experience with writing grant or contract proposals, negotiating contracts, and managing programmatic and budgetary aspects of grants or contracts.
Working Conditions Use of personal computer and standard office equipment. Usual indoor office environment. Travel frequently (i.e., weekly or monthly) for activities such as conducting training, attending meetings or training, supervising the work of others, or other activities requiring travel under normal conditions.Must have own transportation to perform job duties.
Special Conditions for Eligibility Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of budget, project, and personnel management principles; Microsoft Office software; database interfaces; customer service principles; spelling; and grammar.
  • Skill in communicating effectively; managing budgets; maintaining records in accordance with institutional paper and electronic file management requirements; leading multiple teams in a results-driven environment; coordinating or assigning work or others; complex problem solving, decision making, and planning; prioritizing workloads; interacting tactfully and professionally with clients, co-workers, and university staff.
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EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

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Number of Vacancies 1
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Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

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