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The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public. The Program Director leads and oversees the development and execution of internal and external partnerships critical to the tactical and strategic success of the Cancer Prevention & Control Platform (e.g. Institutional Advancement, non-affiliated academic institutions, funding partners). Develops, manages, and partners with scientific and program leadership to implement the program monitoring and evaluation framework for the full portfolio of programs within the Cancer Prevention & Control Platform. Develops, implements, and leads projects focused on the interventions at intersection of cancer prevention, cancer control, and public health. Leads the execution of select Moon Shots Program and Cancer Prevention & Control initiatives / health systems initiatives / public health programs at varied levels of incubation and maturation within the program pipeline and portfolio. This position is critical to the success of the Cancer Prevention & Control Platform. This position also contributes to the operational leadership of select Moon Shots Program needs. JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES 1 - Directs engagement of the Cancer Prevention & Control Platform with external partners, Institutional Advancement (i.e. Marketing, Strategic Communications, Public Relations, etc.), and key stakeholders internal and external to the institution in the creation and execution of brand strategy, development and implementation plans of critical importance to Cancer Prevention & Control Platform, Moon Shots Program, and the broader institution. Partners with leadership / program experts across the division(s) / department(s), key faculty / experts within the institution, and other relevant stakeholders to guide the creation and execution of branding strategies and key messages on behalf of the Cancer Prevention & Control Platform, Moon Shots Program, and other select institutional initiatives of strategic importance. Engages in such work on a prospective basis and in accordance with long-range understanding of program goals. Initiates, cultivates, and maintains highly-effective working relationships with senior leadership internally and with senior executives of external partners and utilizes such relationships to effectively develop, guide, and execute brand strategies and strategic partnerships in a team-based environment on behalf of the department and institution. 2. Lead and manage evaluation framework for the full portfolio of programs within the Cancer Prevention & Control Platform and partner with scientific and program leadership to implement program monitoring and evaluation plans. Serves as a lead officer for development and execution of the program evaluation function for the Cancer Prevention & Control Platform. Leadership of personnel and teams respective to Cancer Prevention & Control priorities: Direct selection of and oversight of external vendor(s) engaged for project execution (multi-year, bid contract(s) & specialized EAJ partnerships) Indirect oversight of staff (and contributory work products) responsible for developing and executing program evaluation functions Direct oversight for external partnership teams, inclusive of 5-20 partners and/or 5-50 persons, based upon initiative Direct oversight for internal program teams ranging from 5-25 persons based upon initiative Develops and maintains current and comprehensive understanding of institutional / division / departmental operational priorities, opportunities, constraints, and interdependencies across all programs / initiatives / functions of the Cancer Prevention & Control Platform. Actively applies this understanding concurrent to align for successful outcomes within individual programs, integration of core elements to achieve success at a departmental and institutional level, and exercise of accountability through metrics and applied program evaluation. Develops and utilizes quantitative and qualitative mediums to communicate, track trends within, and inform prospective decision-making related to program and investments of the Cancer Prevention & Control Platform. Exercises focus as well as sound and consistent judgement with respect to part creating accountable strategic partnerships directly relevant to execution of core program portfolio, including but not limited to clear delineation of focused shared objectives and utilization of effective means to structure relationships (legal and otherwise) such that targeted milestones and objectives are achieved pursuant to institutional goals. Assure that such structures and approaches are applied consistently and with a high degree of fidelity throughout all department initiatives, current and future. 3. Leads execution and evaluation of select Moon Shots Program and Cancer Prevention & Control Platform initiatives / health systems initiatives / public health programs of strategic importance and at varied levels of incubation and maturation within the pipeline and portfolio. Serves as an expert resource for Cancer Prevention & Control Platform, Moon Shots Program, and the broader institution Leads operations and activities related to the development and dissemination of cancer prevention & control projects Creates, secures stakeholder buy-in, and executes on project timelines and budgets with regard to deliverables, milestones, and long and short-term goals Authors publishable quality reports and documents for internal and external audiences Education Required: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, healthcare administration or related field. Preferred: Master's in Public Health. Experience Required: Five years project/program management experience to include three years supervisory experience. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis. Preferred: Experience in public health program implementation, health education or health promotion program planning, management, implementation and evaluation - preferably in community settings with a preference for community-based clinical settings; community outreach; communications. Experience in tailoring evidence-based clinical programs to implementation settings. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Willing and able to work extended and flexible hours, function under demanding circumstances. Willing and able to work in the community setting where the project is being implemented. Computer software skills including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Onsite Presence:Is Required WORKING CONDITIONS Frequency Deadlines Sedentary Environment Traveling Please Select Frequent 34-66% Occasionally 11-33% PHYSICAL DEMANDS Frequency Weight Keyboarding Sitting Walking Frequent 34-66% Frequent 34-66% Frequent 34-66% Please Select Please Select Please Select COGNITIVE DEMANDS Analytical Ability Appropriate Behavior Attention to detail Comprehending Creativity Critical Thinking Following Instructions Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback Interpersonal Skills Mathematical Skills/Reasoning Multitasking Oral Communication Organizing Performing in a Leadership Role Problem Solving Reading Skills/Comprehension Selective Attention Working Alone Written Communication APPENDIX Glossary of Terms Cognitive/Social Demands Analytical Ability - Ability to visualize, articulate, and solve both complex and uncomplicated problems and concepts and make decisions that are sensical based on available information. Multitasking- The ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources). Appropriate Behavior- The ability to maintain a work environment that is respectful, professional and free from inappropriate and abusive workplace behavior. Oral Communication - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Attention to Detail- Ability to achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved. Organizing- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules. Comprehending - Ability to take in the meaning, nature, or importance of; grasp. Performing in a Leadership Role - The ability to motivate, develop and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job. Creativity- The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem. Problem Solving- Identifying problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Critical Thinking - Ability to use skillful and responsible thinking to solve or study a problem from all angles, and then exercise your best judgment to draw conclusions. Reading Skills/Comprehension - The ability to recognize or identify as well as understand written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents. Following Instructions - Ability to complete one, or a series of, verbal or written directions. Responding in Emergency Situations -Ability to react to a situation that poses an immediate risk to health, life, property or environment. Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback - The ability to give and receive constructive and positive feedback in a way that maintains relationships and increases performance. Selective Attention - The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted. Interpersonal Skills - The ability to interact positively and work effectively with others. Working Alone - The ability to work alone in circumstances where assistance may not be readily available when needed. Mathematical Skills/Reasoning - The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem. Written Communication - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. Memorizing/Remembering - The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures. Glossary of Terms Physical Demands Arm/Hand Steadiness - The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. Kneeling - Bending legs at one or both knees to come to a rest on knee or knees. Balancing- To be able, without assistance, to maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching. Lifting - Raising an object from one level to another including upward pulling (this includes holding an object in a static position) Bending/Stooping - Bending body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist, requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles. Neck Movements - To look, turn or flex the neck up, down or sideways. Carrying- Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder Night Vision - The ability to see under low light conditions. Climbing- Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding. Olfactory Perception - The ability to detect and identify odors. Crawling- Moving on hands and knees or hands and feet. Pushing/Pulling - Exerting a force upon an object so that the object moves toward or away from the force (includes exerting force to hold an object in a static position and jerking an object) Depth Perception - The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object. Reaching - Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction to lift, grab, pull or push an item. Driving- To operate a motorized vehicle, such as; forklift, backhoe, patient shuttle, cart or other piece of equipment Sitting - To remain in a seated position. Dynamic Flexibility - The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. Squatting - The movement to sit in a low or crouching position with the legs drawn up closely beneath or in front of the body or sit on one's haunches or heels. Eye/Hand Coordination - The ability of the vision system to coordinate the information received through the eyes to control, guide, and direct the hands in the accomplishment of a given task. Standing - To remain on one's feet in an upright position without moving greater than 2 steps. Fine finger movement- The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects. Tactile Perception - Perceiving attributes of objects such as; size, shape, temperature, or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. Foot Action - To use one or both feet to activate a foot pedal, or some other foot action/movement required. Twisting - Twisting the upper body (trunk) or bending the upper body to the side (lateral bending). Glare Sensitivity- The ability to see objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting. Visual Acuity - The ability to discern letters or numbers at a given distance according to a fixed standard. Handling - Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand(s). Visual Color Discrimination - The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness. Hearing Sensitivity - The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness. Walking- Moving about by foot. Keyboarding- The ability to enter data by the means of a keyboard. Wrist Motion - To bend or straighten the hand moving with the wrist joint; to twist/turn the wrist and arm as if to open a door handle. Glossary of Terms Working Conditions Deadlines- Work environment is deadline focused on the time or date in which a particular task must be finished or a particular assignment, task or function must be done. Operating Equipment- Worker will be required to work and/or operate equipment, machinery and/or sharp tools. Electrical- Worker will be exposed to any combination of magnetic fields, electric fields, or nuisance shocks. Outside Work- Work is outside and exposed to the natural elements/worker is subject to outside environmental conditions. Exposure to animals- Worker will be exposed to animals. Patient Contact Exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and/or tissue - Worker will be exposed to blood and other potentially infectious bodily fluid and/or tissue. Physical Proximity- Worker will be required to perform job tasks in close physical proximity to other people. Exposure to Radiation - Worker will be exposed to radiation. Sedentary Environment- Worker will spend majority of time seated at workstation. Extreme Hot/Cold- Worker will be exposed to temperatures typically below 32 for periods of more than one hour or temperatures above 100 for periods of more than one hour. Shift Work- Employee is required to work outside of standard day shift, i.e.; evening shift, night shift, holiday shift, weekend shift, rotating shift or split shift. Hazardous Chemicals and Materials - Worker will be exposed to potentially hazardous chemicals/materials. Traveling - Worker will be required to travel to other designated work locations either on TMC campus or outside of TMC campus. Humid/Dry - Worker will be exposed to an environment marked by a relatively high level of water vapor in the atmosphere or relatively low level of water vapor. Working on uneven/slippery surface- Worker will be exposed to working and/or walking surface conditions that are uneven and could be slippery, for example; floors, stairs, etc. Lighting- Working in extreme bright or inadequate lighting conditions. Wearing protective equipment- Worker will be required to wear devices to protect against hazards in the work environment, such as; safety glasses, face shields, respirators, and gloves. 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