Contact Tracer Program Manager - Texas

  • UTHealth - The University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Remote * (San Antonio, Texas, USA)
  • Jun 29, 2020
At Home,   Flexible   Contact Tracer

Job Description

Position Summary:

Develops, plans and manages all activities of the COVID-19 contact tracing program at the San Antonio campus of UTHealth School of Public Health.  Functions in a Leadership capacity in the program.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Oversees all aspects of the program activities. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors project progress. Develops, implements, and manages policies and procedures.
  • May manage/maintain annual budget, negotiate service contracts, report on progress and/or authorize expenditures.
  • Informs upper management of key activities and makes periodic progress reports.
  • Works closely with internal departments regarding strategy and collaborative opportunities.
  • May assist in the preparation of progress reports and grant proposals to both private foundations and governmental agencies.
  • Interacts with representatives from state, federal, and private agencies regarding proposals and funded projects.
  • May work in conjunction with Public Affairs, may create and edit various communications materials for the department/program, which may include printed materials, web site content and/or department newsletters.
  • Communicates with community and professionals to share objectives and outcomes. Prepares/makes oral presentations at professional meetings.
  • May manage Human Resources activities for direct report in regards to: recruiting and selection, hiring and terminating, training and development, performance evaluations, and salary planning.
  • Other duties as assigned.  


  • May require program-specific certifications.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience in lieu of education.

Minimum Experience:

  • Five (5) years of applicable experience.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215