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Employment Opportunities
Staff Positions

The following is a list of vacancies available on the date this bulletin is published. Applicants may complete an application form between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information on applications procedures, call the Human Resources Department at (956) 882-8205. Apply in person, or call to have an application mailed, or faxed (956) 882-7476. You may also download a Staff application from our employment page.

 

Note: Any job offer from the University is contingent upon: (1) proof of authorization to work in the U.S. (2) proof of compliance with the Selective Service Law for males ages 18 through 25 (3) completion of a background check.

The University of Texas at Brownsville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and all qualified Applicants receive equal consideration in the selection process.

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Academic Department Liaison
Position Number: FY 14-59
Classification: Non Exempt
Reports to: Receives direction from the college or school senior administrative staff.
Duties: To perform a wide variety of administrative duties for an academic department or departments. Primary responsibilities will include, but not limited to, providing support and assistance to faculty, students and the general public regarding any matters related to the assigned academic department(s); ordering supplies, routing correspondence and all incoming/outgoing documents to appropriate administrators, faculty and staff; processing budget and leave paperwork as necessary; scheduling locations for meetings, preparing meeting packets, and taking minutes at meetings; assisting, preparing meeting packets, and taking minutes at meetings; assisting department chairs and faculty with course planning an textbook orders. Serve as a liaison between Academic Affairs and the assigned department or departments. Work cooperatively with the academic service center employees in administrative oversight of departmental budgets, course scheduling and employment paperwork. Position will also cover absences of senior administrative personnel during vacation/temporary leave, provide support for College, University and Academic Affairs events, and perform other duties as assigned. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Education: Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of related experience. An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university with four years of increased job responsibilities may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.
Experience: Position will require two to four years of related administrative experience, as well as customer service, time management, and Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel and Power Point) experience.
Salary: $30,000 Yearly
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Accompanist - Music
Position Number: FY 14-74
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Chairperson of the Department of Music
Scope: The University of Texas at Brownsville has an opening for a full-time staff accompanist position beginning in Fall 2014. Accompanying duties will include vocal and instrumental accompanying for bachelor level students in recitals, seminars, lessons, auditions, and rehearsals. The assignment will also include accompanying choral ensembles as well as opera rehearsals and performances. The successful applicant must demonstrate a wide knowledge of vocal and instrumental literature as well as excellent sight reading and performance skills. The ability to communicate effectively with faculty and students is essential. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Education: Master’s degree required.
Experience: Professional level experience as a collaborative pianist.
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay  Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
Application Procedure: Download and complete a faculty application from: www.utb.edu/ba/hr/employment. Candidates should submit a letter of application; CV; a 30 minute DVD of a representative collaborative performance or a link to online videos; and three letters of recommendation. Submit application materials to:  
 
Office of Human Resources
The University of Texas at Brownsville
451 East Alton Gloor - Brownsville, Texas 78526
(956) 882-8205 – Fax (956) 882-7476
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Business Analyst II
Position Number: FY 14-89
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Vice President for Enrollment Services
Scope: The Business Analyst II will support leadership of the Division of Enrollment Management by identifying operational data needs, mining information systems, and providing analysis to inform business performance assessment and decisions. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information. 
Essential Functions: 
•Work with users in various administrative departments to assess, train and assist with the implementation, conversion, customization and most importantly effective use of enterprise systems and administrative software solutions.
•Maintain communications and positive relations between users and ITS (Information Technology Services).
•Participate and represent at meetings pertaining to the delivery of divisional services and computing initiatives.
•Evaluate requests from users for enterprise systems, hardware, software, and problem-solving activities.
•Train end users to use and support enterprise systems and administrative and software solutions.
•Develop recommended business processes based on above consultations with an emphasis on utilizing delivered functionality of administrative enterprise systems and software solutions.
•Develop reports and train end users on developing reports using institutional reporting tools.
•Provide technical assistance by responding to inquiries regarding errors, problems, or questions with enterprise system and administrative software solutions.
•Write and maintain documentation of changes to business processes, computer code, programs, and specifications.
•Review user and technical documentation written by others to confirm consistency with business processes and program operations.
•Consult with supervisor, systems analysts, programmers, and end users to gather information about: program intent, functions, features; data requirements, input requirements, and output requirements; internal and external checks and controls; hardware and operating system environment, and interfaces with other systems.
•Design or write program specifications based on above consultations.
•Create test transactions and assist in running tests to find errors and confirm updates and/or new programs meet specifications.
Education & Experience: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and five to eight years of experience in software support, user support, and functional product support as well as other credentials that establish a high level of expertise is required. May hold an advanced degree or additional years of experience, in lieu of an advanced degree. Experience in higher education is preferred as well as experience working with a product life cycle or implementation methodology.
Other Requirements: Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and able to learn and use institutional software systems, such as Ellucian’s Colleague Student System or similar relational database applications experience with business intelligence and database reporting applications such as Informer. Demonstrates integrity and ethical behavior in working with confidential information; detail oriented, accurate with ability to prioritize information in a timely manner; active listener, communicator and ability to receive and follow directions; strong writing skills.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Business Service Center Coordinator
Position Number: FY 14-42
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Vice President for Business Affairs
Scope: Supports and collaborates with the functional leadership team in the Business Affairs Division to successfully manage the day-to-day operations of the Business Service Center (BSC). Coordinates and maintains standards of excellence for services provided by the BSC. The center’s vision is to increase efficiency and achieve customer service satisfaction by providing faculty, staff, and students high quality transaction processing in the areas of accounts payable, accounts receivable, budget management, payroll, procurement, travel, student financials and human resources. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information. 
Duties: 
•Supervises BSC staff and coordinates coverage of all assigned areas and duties and monitors work schedules in order to meet deadlines.
•Participates in and develops reengineering efforts to improve services, develops best practices to increase efficiencies and explores options that minimize turnaround time for the customer and optimizes automated reporting options.
•Meets regularly with functional leadership and/or the Vice President for Business Affairs to resolve complex issues, share information and implement consistent work practices across the BSC.
•Responsible for interpreting, applying and enforcing university policies and established procedures to ensure proper internal controls and segregation of duties exist in work group.
•Monitors data to ensure integrity and accuracy of all of the team’s transactions.
•Responsible for assessment of development needs and required training for BSC staff.
•Maintains a high degree of confidentiality in all sensitive information.
•Coordinates and evaluates the BSC records management to ensure completeness and accuracy.
•May assist with a limited part of the departmental budgeting, purchasing, hiring and/or accounting procedures.
•Performs other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in a Business related field. Must have knowledge of general accounting principles, processes and guidelines. Experience with computer applications in MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, etc. preferred. Two years’ experience working with groups to plan and coordinate activities and programs. Two to three years of experience in a customer service environment. Three to four years of supervisory experience is required.
Must have excellent customer service communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate and build and maintain solid working relationships with a broad range of people. Attention to detail, critical thinking, decision making/judgment, organizational skills and prioritization skills are required. Ability to delegate to team members as appropriate.
Preferred: Two to three years of supervisory and leadership experience in a high-volume transaction processing setting.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.

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Clinical Simulation Coordinator
Position Number: FY 14-97
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: College of Associate Dean or designee
Scope: The Simulation Center Coordinator will be responsible for all simulation and computer laboratories operational functions within the College of Nursing. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information. 
Essential Duties:  
1.Supervision and maintenance of the schedules for use of the assessment, skills, clinical and computer labs.
2.Collects and maintains training session attendance rosters as well as monthly training reports to Associate Dean.
3.Maintain inventory and records of all types of simulators/equipment to include interface with manufacturer for repair/replacement and warranty issues.
4.Maintain adequate levels of training supplies.
5.Responsible for the maintenance of the lab spaces in a clean and orderly state.
6.Collaborate with faculty to set up and clean equipment and supplies necessary for use in the assessment, skills, clinical and computer labs.
7.Recommend upgrades and new equipment needs.
8.Collaborate with the Associate Dean and faculty to establish efficient processes for use of the facilities.
9.Assist faculty (training or running of simulators) with the implementation of high fidelity scenarios.
10.Other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree required with at least two years’ work experience related to skills training, education, and computerization. Educational and/or previous employment should be in the area of computer science, health care and/or related field. Work experiences provide evidence of organizational skills with good interpersonal communication abilities.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.

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Director of Residential Life
Position Number: FY 14-64
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Dean of Students
Scope:  The Director of Residential Life, in collaboration with the Dean of Students, Vice President of Student Affairs, and others will lead the development and implementation of lone-range strategic planning for the Residential Life Program, create connections and provide leadership for the residential and community experience; provide vision and leadership, broad oversight, and accountability for Student Housing in creating community on campus and in a residential setting. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information. 
Essential Duties: Fiscal and budgetary management of University housing, maintenance of the facilities, marketing and leasing student residence hall bed spaces, planning and supervising residence life activities, hiring and training professional and student staff, promulgates and implements rules and regulations governing residential life at UTB, counsels residents, manages summer residential programs, other duties as assigned.
Education:
Master’s degree required.
Doctorate degree preferred.
Experience: 
Required: This position requires at least five years of experience in University student housing and residential community activities or similar equivalent experience. Considerable administrative and leadership experience with demonstrated skills in fiscal management, resource development and resource management in a complex organization. Excellent interpersonal skills and effective communication skills and relationship building.
Preferred: More than five years’ experience and knowledge of the UT System Policies and Procedures.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Enrollment Specialist
Position Number: FY 14-90
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Executive Director of the Enrollment Services Center
Scope: Specialists are at the heart of our reputation for extraordinary customer service. They must enjoy interacting with people. The Specialist should have the innate ability to interpret college/university lingo into everyday language. This individual must be ready to inspire and motivate the next generation of students to attend UT Brownsville. The Specialist will participate in all aspects related to the planning, implementation and evaluation of student recruitment and enrollment activities. They will also be responsible for one-on-one or group advising of prospective students, parents, educational administrators and other interested persons regarding UT Brownsville enrollment policies and procedures and other areas related to the educational decision process. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information. 
Duties: Deliver exemplary customer service by interacting and assisting students either by telephone or in person by providing information and counseling across the functional areas of admissions, registrar, and financial aid. Represents the University to prospective students, their families and the general public with the highest degree of professionalism during outreach programs and activities. Assists with coordinating and conducting recruitment activities for assigned student groups, high schools and/or territories that support achieving university enrollment goals. At times may need to travel to high schools, colleges and other sites to promote the benefits of higher education, UT Brownsville and explain the university’s admission and financial aid process to prospective students, their parents and other important groups. Organizes and conducts college planning events, receptions and special programs on and off campus for prospective students and their parents. Creates and delivers presentations on university life, programs of study, admission and financial aid requirements to high schools students, parents, counselors, administrators and other student groups. Serves as a liaison to create and maintain a network with high school and community college counselors. Compiles reports for enrollment center activities. Interprets and maintains knowledge of current federal, state, and institutional policies and procedures pertaining to the university, admissions and financial aid. Plans and prepares all documents needed for travel and reimbursement. Provides assistance with pre-admission counseling, application processing and updating, transcript evaluation, residency, military waivers and exemptions, academic records, verifications, registration, financial aid and scholarship assistance, housing, student life, basic business services, event registration, transcript request processing and other general prospective and current student services. Collects and analyzes data and develops reports as needed and assigned. Replies in a timely manner to resolve customer complaints or discrepancies either in person, by telephone or e-mail in accordance with University policy and department guidelines. Researches and resolves customer questions by demonstrating a high level of proficiency across various software applications such as Datatel and PeopleSoft, and by remaining current on federal, state and institutional practices and procedures, admissions requirements, institutional degree and program offerings, and registration policies. Proactively resolves complex customer/student questions and provide immediate and accurate responses. Accepts, codes, and takes necessary actions on time-sensitive Enrollment Services documents to ensure proper processing and student record updates. Acts as backup to ensure supplies and brochures are stocked in display areas as needed. Coordinates weekly tracking reports of various events. May act as a team lead over an employee/student worker group. Attends various functions, attends required meetings and participates in Enrollment Services events which may include working after normal business hours and/or weekends. Generates letters of acceptance and/or letters of rejection to students. Process admissions applications and packets for prospective students. Conducts campus tours to prospective students and other community members. Travels frequently to represent the university.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: One year working in higher education in customer service areas such as Administration, Registrar, Financial Aid or student service related department. Additional consideration will be given to applicants who have knowledge or possess experience in the following key functions: pre-admission counseling, application processing and updating, transcript evaluation, residency, military waivers and exemptions, academic business services, event registration, financial aid and scholarship assistance, housing, student life, basic business services, event registration, transcript request processing and other general prospective and current student services.
Other Requirements: Must have excellent planning, organizational, public speaking and writing skills for workshops, seminars, and presentations. Some evening, weekend hours and off campus travel required. Computer skills and knowledge including Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Datatel and PeopleSoft and ability to learn other software. Specific job requirements or physical location of some positions allocated to this classification may render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code. Demonstrates integrity and ethical behavior in working with confidential information; detail oriented, accurate with ability to prioritize information in a timely manner; active listener, communicator and ability to receive and follow directions; strong writing skills. Other duties deemed necessary by the Executive Director.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Financial Aid Advisor
Position Number: FY 14-75
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Director of Financial Aid
Scope: The Financial Aid Advisor is a member of an advising team with the primary responsibility to contribute to the administration of federal (Title IV), state and institutional student financial aid programs. In addition, the Financial Aid Advisor provides student financial aid awareness to prospective and current students and their families. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information. 
Duties: Typical essential functions and duties may include but are not limited to the following:
1.Provide awareness to parents and students concerning financial aid issues, such as: eligibility requirements, application, process, education costs, and /or verification processes, and loan entrance and exit counseling process.
2.Assist students with understanding financial aid regulations, policies, procedures and laws by answering questions, writing letters, and/or giving presentations.
3.Process financial aid awards, fee waivers, education benefits, and/or fellowships to include calculating and loading financial awards, making adjustments to accounts and/or establishing and disbursing fellowships.
4.Prepare and monitor financial reports and accounts and investigates and resolves problems.
5.Determine student eligibility for financial aid and/or fee waivers based on information such as application, grades, and enrollment status.
6.Coordinate the submission of required forms and documents needed for financial aid, scholarships, and/or other educational benefits.
7.Review and render decisions on eligibility appeals and student grievances; prepare and recommend personnel activities including check disbursement, registration, and other related activities.
8.Advise and assist students in solving their financial problems through scholarships, loans, grants, and employment.
9.Provide financial counseling and services designed to help students and families meet the costs of financing and education.
10.Assist with coverage of front counter in the Enrollment Services Center, greet visitors, and answer inquiries regarding financial aid.
11.Assist with conducting on and off-campus presentations, seminars, and/or workshops to students.
12.Monitor charges and assist the Accounting and Finance Office with the reconciliation of expenditures regarding work programs; produce fiscal reports associated with work programs.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required.
Experience: Two plus years of financial aid experience to include duties such as advising on policies, procedures, guidelines, and/or regulations, financial planning and accounting preferred.
Other Requirements: Proficient in Microsoft Office. Datatel or PeopleSoft knowledge preferred. Demonstrates integrity and ethical behavior in working with confidential information; detail oriented, accurate with ability to prioritize information in a timely manner; active listener, communicator and ability to receive and follow directions; strong writing skills.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Groundskeeper II
Position Number: FY 14-80
Classification: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Grounds Maintenance – Movers Leader
Scope: To perform semi-skilled work in the maintenance and service activities related to the University campus grounds including campus events and setups and the general maintenance of grass, plants, and trees both indoor and outdoor. To perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information. 
Duties: May include but are not limited to the following:
1.Clean and maintain all campus grounds; performs basic landscaping duties.
2.Maintain campus gardens including shrubberies, perennials, annual flowers and plants.
3.Operate mowers, weed eaters, and trimmers to cut grass; irrigate and fertilize grass, trees shrubs and flower beds.
4.Remove trash from building grounds and empty trash cans.
5.Apply insecticides and pesticides to plants and weeds as needed.
6.Assist with campus moves and setups.
7.Assist with pest control applications inside campus facilities.
8.Assist with irrigation repairs.
9.Clean and maintain outdoor walkways, breezeways, stairways, loading docks and outdoor structures.
10.Perform moderate repairs in roadways and parking lots.
11.Clean and maintain grounds maintenance equipment; troubleshoot and report all problems for repairs.
12.Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
Experience: Three or more years of experience in landscape care and maintenance is required.
Required: Valid Texas state driver’s license and approved drivers rating as established by UT System.
Preferred: Pest control applicator certification (lawn and ornamental)
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Librarian
Position Number: FY 14-98
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: University Librarian
Scope: To provide professional services and conduct functions for the operations of the University Library; to provide assigned library services including reference and technical services; and to perform a variety of tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Essential Duties: May include but are not limited to the following:
•Participate in a variety of library functions including circulation, cataloging, periodicals, reference, and acquisition activities.
•Provide detailed bibliographical and reference instruction to students and other library patrons; assist patrons with acquisition of materials and information.
•Maintain materials collection by regular examination and weeding; provide orientation to groups, plan and organize workshops and presentations with outside organizations with regard to library services.
•Review and make recommendations for purchase of books, periodicals, and non-profit materials for patrons; work with academic departments in acquiring materials based on academic needs.
•Serve as liaison for the library with students, faculty, and staff.
•May include compiling and preparing statistical reports and instructional materials on the use of reference services.
•May participate on a variety of committees and boards.
•May involve supervision and training of part-time clerks or work study employees.
•Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
•Perform other related duties as assigned within the course and scope of this job.
Education & Experience: Two years of responsible experience in library/media administration. Master’s degree from an accredited A.L.A. college or university with major course work in library science of a related field is required. Include specific training, certifications, licenses, etc.
Other Requirements: Principles and procedures of complex technical library activities including methods, practices and techniques of library classification, cataloging and reference tools. Computerized cataloging, bibliographical, acquisition and circulation system data bases and maintenance. Principles of library theory and practice. Policies, procedures and functions of a library. Basic accounting and budgeting procedures and techniques. Bibliographical selection tools and institutional selection criteria. Library automated systems and reference tools.
Working Conditions: Work in library environment; working closely with others.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Library Assistant I - 3 Positions
Position Number: FY 14-79
Classification: Non-Exempt
Reports to: University Librarian
Scope: To provide clerical, technical, and technological support within the University Library; to assist library patrons; to assist library staff; to participate in all daily functions of the library and other areas; and to perform a variety of tasks relative to area of assignments. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Distinguished Characteristics: This is the entry –level class in the Library Services areas and assigned to all locations within the University Library. Incumbents are expected to independently perform full scope of assigned library support duties. Duties require the ability to learn and apply a wide variety of procedures and guidelines applicable to the operations of a library.
Essential Functions: 
1.Answer the telephone; direct callers and visitors; performs other duties as required.
2.Assist in the preparation and maintenance of a variety of records, files and statistics for local and state agencies.
3.Assist library patrons in locating material; answer routine and basic questions and provide information to the public.
4.Assist patrons in the use of library equipment, including but not limited, to photocopiers, projectors, microfilm, microfiche, and printers.
5.Assist patrons with check-in and check-out of library material.
6.Assist patrons with library electronic databases and search tools including online catalog.
7.Assist at library and Research Services Desk, Administration Office, Acquisitions, Cataloging, Technical Services, Archives, and Digital Services.
8.Assists librarians in gathering information.
9.Assists patrons with use of library equipment.
10.Assists with digitizing documents and collections.
11.Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent.
Experience: 
Required: Two years of general office related experience.
Preferred: Two years of library experience.
Working Conditions: Library environment; some travel, evening and weekend work is required. Must be able to work closely with others. Works in confined or high traffic areas. Must be able to stoop and reach in order to lift books, shelving top-shelf and bottom shelf heavy books, lift boxes of books and other library materials, and push carts and dollies loaded with library materials. Exposure to computer screen and all types of dust.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Maintenance Worker II - Carpenter
Position Number: FY 14-82
Classification: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Facilities Maintenance Supervisor
Scope: To perform a variety of complex and highly skilled tasks performing carpentry work; construct, erect, install and/or repair structures and fixtures of concrete, wood, plywood and wallboard. To perform a variety of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the maintenance and repair of University buildings, sidewalks, parking lots and other facilities. To perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information. 
Duties: May include but are not limited to the following:
1.Carpentry related activities to include but not limited to:
a.To provide journey man level skills performing carpentry work in the alteration, repair and maintenance of university buildings.
b.Roof repairs, new wall construction and finish out, door hardware and building/structure repairs.
c.Replace and install ceiling and floor tiles; replace broken glass on windows and doors; maintain and replace doors and door lock hardware.
d.Assemble new furniture at departmental cost.
e.Repair of building structures.
f.Perform general carpentry, finish carpentry and cabinet work utilizing different types of equipment.
g.Read and interpret blue prints on different architectural systems.
h.Prepare general project designs, materials lists and project estimates.
i.Maintain preventive maintenance program.
2.Electrical related activities include but not limited to:
a.General repairs on electrical equipment.
b.Repair and replace defective or worn electrical and electronic parts in lighting systems and equipment.
3.Painting related activities to include but not limited to:
a.The interior and exterior of university buildings, sidewalk curbs, and parking lots.
4.Masonry related activities to include but not limited to:
a.Prepare layout, framing and pouring of cement for sidewalks; perform masonry activities and paver repairs.
5.Plumbing related activities to include but not limited to:
a.Maintain and repair toilets, urinals, sinks, showers and other bathroom fixtures.
b.Unclogging drains and sewers and repairing faucets.
6.HVAC related activities to include but not limited to:
a.Replacing filter, belts and performing general PM’s.
7.Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive inquiries and complaints.
8.May require irregular working hours/split shift and “on-call” basis.
9.Provide assistance to other maintenance staff as necessary.
10.Perform other duties as assigned.
Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
Experience:
1. Four years of experience as a journeyman level carpenter.
2. Four years of increasingly responsible maintenance experience.
Required: Valid Texas state driver’s license and approved drivers rating as established by UT System.
Preferred: Buildings trades’ course certification.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Maintenance Worker III - Electrician
Position Number: FY 14-81
Classification: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Facilities Maintenance Supervisor
Scope: To assist in the installation, maintenance, and service of electrical systems, repairs of structures, minor construction and related duties. To perform a variety of unskilled, semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance and repair of University buildings, sidewalks, parking lots and other facilities. To perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information. 
Duties: May include but are not limited to the following:
1.Electrical related duties to include but not limited to:
a.Troubleshoot, test, locate and repair damaged electrical circuitry in University buildings and facilities.
b.Repair and replace defective or worn electrical and electronic parts in lighting systems, fire alarm systems, telecommunications systems and other facilities and equipment.
c.Read and interpret blue prints and schematics related to electrical systems.
d.Prepare general project designs, materials lists and project estimates.
e.Maintain preventive maintenance program on electrical systems and equipment.
2.Carpentry related activities to include but not limited to:
a.Roof repairs, new wall construction and finish out, door hardware and building/structure repairs.
b.Replace and install ceiling and floor tiles; replace broken glass on windows and doors; maintain and replace doors and door lock hardware.
c.Assemble new furniture at departmental cost.
3.Painting related activities to include but not limited to:
a.The interior and exterior of university buildings, sidewalk curbs, and parking lots.
4.Masonry related activities to include but not limited to:
a.Prepare layout, framing and pouring of cement for sidewalks; perform masonry activities and paver repairs.
5.Plumbing related activities to include but not limited to:
a.Maintain and repair toilets, urinals, sinks, showers and other bathroom fixtures.
b.Unclogging drains and sewers and repairing faucets.
6.HVAC related activities to include but not limited to:
a.Replacing filter, belts and performing general PM’s.
7.Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive inquiries and complaints.
8.May require irregular working hours/split shift and “on call” basis.
9.Provide assistance to other maintenance staff as necessary.
10.Perform other duties as assigned.
Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
Experience: 
1.Four years of experience in the installation, repair, replacement and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment. Education shall be equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in electrical technology.
2.Experience in carpentry.
3.Four years of increasingly responsible maintenance experience.
Required:
1.Electrical Journeyman license.
2.Valid Texas state driver’s license and approved drivers rating as established by UT System.
Preferred: Buildings trades’ course certification.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Police Communications Operator - 2 Positions
Position Number: FY 14-77
Classification: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Assistant Chief of Police
Scope: Responsible for directing the activities of field personnel and providing the patrol units with information upon which they may act. He/she must be ready, able and willing at all times to take command of a particular situation if no other authority is available. Must be able to function under stressful circumstances. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information. 
Duties: Must be able to speak clearly and distinctly at all times. Must be able to read and write effectively. Have the ability to think and act promptly in emergencies, to analyze a situation quickly and accurately and to take or suggest an effective course of action. Must maintain up-to date security clearances, directory, room reservations, and locator files. Operate police radio; maintain records of incoming calls for assistance; dispatch officers to situations requiring police response; maintain records of all police/patrol activities; monitor CCTV systems; complete appropriate reports; communicate with other police/fire/ambulance agencies; operate various computer terminals including the CAD – “Computer Aided Dispatch” system. Other duties as assigned by the Chief of Police.
Education: High School graduate or equivalent. After employment, must obtain a Telecommunication License no later than the first anniversary of date of employment as required by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement – TCOLE.
Experience: None.
Working Conditions: Must be able to work on any assigned shift, with varying days off.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Police Officer I
Position Number: FY 13-100
Special Note: Only current TCLEOSE licensed and actively commissioned police officers are eligible to apply.
Classification: Non-Exempt    
Reports to: Police Supervisory Personnel
Scope: Responsible for enforcement duties for the protection, safety and welfare of students, employees, visitors, and all property within the area under the control and jurisdiction of The University of Texas System. Exercises independent judgment within the limits prescribed by law, Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents, institutional rules and regulations and Director of Police departmental policies and procedures. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information.  
Duties: To perform law enforcement duties on the property under the control and jurisdiction of the University of Texas System. Preserve the peace by the use of all lawful means, interceding, when authorized by law, to prevent or suppress crime. Provide service, information and directions to students, employees and visitors.  Execute all lawful process. Arrest offenders with or without warrant when authorized by law. Investigate criminal offenses to detect and arrest criminals, recover stolen or lost property. Attempt to locate missing persons. Enforce traffic law by detecting violations, making violator contacts, placing violators in custody or issuing citations or warnings. Investigate motor vehicle collisions. Prepare various written reports narrating law enforcement and police activities. Enforce Board of Regent’s Rules and Regulations. Prepare reports on all activities, filing them with supervising officer. Identify potential security and safety hazards. Perform related duties as assigned.
Discusses cases with prosecuting attorneys, prepares evidence, and appears as a witness in court.
Education:
Required: High School Diploma or GED, successful completion of a TCLEOSE approved Basic Peace Officer Course, has passed TCLEOSE exam.
Experience: Required: At least one-year experience as a full-time commissioned police officer.
Possess Basic Peace Officer Certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE).
Equipment: Required: Must be proficient in the operations and safety procedures of all equipment utilized by the University Police Department necessary to perform assigned tasks.
Physical Capabilities: Duties involve driving, walking, running, standing, stooping, climbing, crouching, pushing, jumping over, pulling, carrying, reaching above head, lifting, lowering, hand-wrist and elbow motion, grasping, and holding. Good physical condition and vision, ability to hear and speak and full use of arms and legs.
Working Conditions: Exposure to outside weather conditions. May be required to work either day or night on any one of three shifts with varying days off and on holidays. Work involves a degree of hazard.    
Must hold a Peace Officer Commission, and a valid driver’s license not subject to suspension. Must be eligible to drive a University of Texas owned or leased motor vehicle. Must meet certain  prerequisites established by the Office of the Director of Police, Board of Regents, and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education concerning age requirements and physical, mental, and educational standards. Effective written and oral communications skills. Must have the physical and mental capabilities to properly carry out responsibilities and duties as a commissioned police officer of The University of Texas System Police. Knowledge and skills in emergency medical procedures, first aid and CPR techniques.
Must successfully complete a minimum six-month probationary period immediately following commissioning as a Police Officer.
Salary: $35,197 annual salary
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Program Coordinator
Position Number: FY 14-16
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: A-PRIME Director
Scope: The Program Coordinator will work with students, parents, high schools and faculty & staff in recruiting students and advising them for the A-PRIME TIME Program. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information. 
Essential Duties: May include but are not limited to the following:
-Responsible for the coordination of student activities for A PRIME TIME program.
-Involved in workshop development and student and outreach activities (fundraising, projects, etc.).
-Coordination of clinical activities.
-Responsible for academic advising for students participating in the BMED/A PRIME TIME Program
-Recruiting and marketing activities
-Oversee student application process
-Collaborate with partner institutions in the A PRIME TIME Initiative
-Assist in the preparation of the A-PRIME TIME summer conference
-Responsible for daily budget activity, monthly budget reconciliations, compliance reports and managing financial records for grant.
-Use of Microsoft Office, e-mail and web-based research projects, correspondence and routine administrative duties.
-Interaction with Community Partners, Faculty, and Staff.
-Leadership and Logistical support for Fellows, staff and work studies.
-Other administrative duties as assigned by the A PRIME TIME Administrative Team (i.e. P.I., Campus Director, Program Manager)
Education: Associate’s degree or minimum 60 college credit hours is required. Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical/Health or related field is preferred.
Other Requirements: Demonstrated success in managing multi-year federal grants. Ability to develop and maintain a community advisory board. Ability to do outcome based reporting and strategic planning. Ability to develop and evaluate projects and programs. Ability to lead, teach and inspire others on staff. Mastery of Microsoft Office 2002 XP or better. Ability to maintain and manage financial records for grants. Ability to resolve interpersonal conflicts among staff. Ability to motivate, inspire and manage people. Experience in successful grant writing. Ability to read and write fluently in Spanish and English.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Program Director Entrepreneurship and Commercialization
Position Number: FY 14-18
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Director of International Innovation Center
Scope: The Candidate needs to be knowledgeable of technology transfer and commercialization within a university setting. He or she will be responsible for providing technical assistance to potential entrepreneur’s related start-up or expansion projects. The candidate will also network and work with various community agencies, such as, but not limited to, economic development groups, and chambers of commerce. The candidate will also support entrepreneurial programs. This position will also require him/her to be able to assist in the development of business plans in both English and Spanish. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information. 
Education: Bachelor’s degree in business, economics or other associated field of study. Master’s degree is preferred.
Experience: The ideal candidate will have a combination of three years of domestic and international business experience, as well as at least one year of experience in tech transfer and commercialization. He or she should have the ability to multitask and work under pressure to meet deadlines. The candidate should also be detail oriented and have strong communication skills, both oral and written, computer skills, e-mail, word processing, Power Point, and an understanding of data related to business. Customer service and knowledge of formal entrepreneurship programs is a plus. 
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan. Position is    contingent upon funding.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Program Director II
Position Number: FY 14-99
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Vice President for Enrollment Services
Scope: Provides day to day management in the operations and activities of the Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) program including providing direction to all activities to insure that the university records are managed and maintained according to federal, state and The University of Texas System laws, codes and regulations; and to perform a variety of technical tasks related to assigned areas of responsibility. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information. 
Essential Duties: 
•Continuously inform the faculty, staff and interested individuals and organizations throughout the target area of the goals and objectives of the VUB program;
•Identify, recruit and select participants needs and monitor the academic progress of VUB program participants to be served by the VUB program;
•Assess individual participant needs and monitor the academic progress of VUB program participants while in the program;
•Develop curriculum, services and activities for participants during the academic year;
•Develop timelines for accomplishing critical elements of the VUB program;
•Ensure effective and efficient administration of the VUB program, including, but not limited to, financial management, student records management and personnel management;
•Direct the use of resources and personnel to achieve project objectives and coordinate VUB program projects with other projects for disadvantaged students;
•Work cooperatively with parents and key administrative, teaching and counseling personnel at the target schools to achieve VUB program objectives;
•Develop a plan for tracking graduates of the VUB program as they enter and continue postsecondary education;
•Hire, train, supervise and evaluate employees assigned to VUB program; explain university policies and procedures to staff and students;
•Meet with Vice President of Enrollment Services and staff to develop plans for program implementation; evaluate program and recommend improvements;
•Maintain records and develop reports concerning records management and related areas of responsibility; maintain and file reports; prepare statistical reports as required;
•Participate in the preparation and administration of the program budget for assigned area, submit budget recommendations and monitor expenditures; and 
•Perform other related duties as assigned within the course and scope of this job.
Working Conditions: Office environment; working closely with others; travel from site to site.
Education & Experience: Must possess a Master’s Degree in Education, Counseling, Administration or related field, as well as four years of experience in:
•The application of federal, state and veteran codes and regulations
•Fiscal management, including formulating and administering budgets
•Grant management, including reporting and compliance
•Personnel management, including recruiting, selecting, training and evaluating
•Data management, including documentation procedures and privacy policies
•Working with traditionally underrepresented populations, preferably veterans
•Working in adult educational programs
•Preference for this position will be given to veterans and/or candidates who have Veterans Upward Bound experience.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan. Position is contingent upon funding.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Research Assistant
Position Number: FY 14-101
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Director of B3 Institute
Scope: Research Assistant participates in the execution, analysis and evaluation of the B3 Institute’s research projects and implementation of mission initiatives. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Essential Duties: The Research Assistant for the B3 Institute will assist with research and data collection. He/she will also be responsible for the logistical management of the institute, including bookkeeping and some clerical duties.
Education/Experience Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Spanish, English or Bilingual Education. The ideal candidate will embrace the challenges of demanding workload involving a broad range of research on bilingualism, biculturalism and language acquisition. Previous experience or related coursework a plus. Strong Spanish and English oral expression and writing abilities a must. Knowledge of computer applications with Microsoft Office, online research tools and search databases is essential.
Additional Qualifications: Must demonstrate an ability to pay close attention to detail and should possess excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Must also be confident working both independently as well as with others in a high-paced environment.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Systems Analyst I – 2 Positions
Position Number: FY 14-91
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Senior Systems Analyst
Scope: Provides maintenance and support for computing systems, computer labs, and software, as well as monitors and optimizes system performance and diagnoses and corrects system faults for these environments; diagnoses system emergencies; advises staff, management and clients on technical issues; plans the installation and implementation of new hardware and software; liaises with vendor representatives when resolving software and hardware problems. Develops scripts and software for computing platforms; installs, maintains, upgrades, and monitors systems. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Essential Duties: May include but are not limited to the following: 
-Maintain and support for computing systems, computer labs, and software
-Monitor and optimize system performance
-Diagnose and correct system faults for computing environments
-Advise staff, management and clients on technical issues
-Plan the installation and implementation of new hardware and software
-Liaise with vendor representatives when resolving software and hardware problems.
-Develop scripts and software for computing platforms
-Install, maintain, upgrade, and monitor systems.
-Train assigned staff, administrators, and users.
-Design, implement, test and manage special applications software as needed.
-Prepare purchase requisitions.
-Assure continuous maintenance and licensing.
-Prepare a variety of reports, records and correspondence regarding utilization.
-Participate in the implementation and administration of the departmental budget; recommend purchasing guidelines and procedures.
-Provide responsible staff assistance to the Enterprise Infrastructure.
-Perform other related duties as assigned within the course and scope of this job.
Education: Associates degree or 60 hours into a Bachelor’s degree in applied science in computer operations or equivalent is required.
Experience: One year experience in analysis, systems design, or programming of automated integrated business information systems. Relevant experience related to the scope and essential duties is preferred, including specific training, certifications, licenses, etc. 
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Systems Analyst I
Position Number: FY 14-95
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Director of Academic Advising Center
Scope: To provide entry-level analysis of existing procedures, and to determine the practically and applicability of using electronic data processing/computer systems. To review and participate in the development of more efficient operational procedures utilizing electronic data processing equipment more effectively. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Essential Duties: May include but are not limited to the following: 
-Gathers data for analysis. Prepares system flowcharts for existing and proposed procedures. Organizes data and information into proper form for computer processing. Documents client needs and automated procedures and works with management and departmental personnel to improve business processes.
-Acts as a resource to departmental management and personnel to define problems. Manages/administers and configures multiple software solutions using their administrator management user interfaces, including Insight, Student Success Collaborative and future solutions.
-Studies interaction of several systems to eliminate redundancy. Trains personnel in the efficient use of information systems. Teaches, directs, and supervises personnel in the utilization of information systems.
-Designs/manages/maintains department web site and related content.
-Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; implement policies and procedures; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
-Communicates with students via social media outlets or other effective mediums.
-Serves as a liaison with the Information Technology Division on projects that require programming or systems integration.
-Effectively communicates, verbally and in writing, findings, recommendations or issues.
-Performs other related duties as assigned within the course and scope of this job.
Education: Associates degree or 60 hours into a Bachelor’s degree in applied science in computer operations or equivalent is required.
Experience: One year of experience in systems analysis and programming.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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University Relations Officer
Position Number: FY 14-93
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Executive Director of University Relations
Function: To provide effective development of donor prospects and implement a plan for the solicitation of major gifts in the $25,000+ level to support university priorities; and to provide coordination and operation of activities for the Alumni Relations and Annual Fund programs. Position is contingent upon funding.
Scope: Responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift prospects and donors. Individual will manage a portfolio of 100 – 150 prospects, which will include alumni, friends, corporations and foundations. This individual will develop and implement a plan for major gift fundraising for the University of Texas at Brownsville. The Major Gift Officer will work closely with faculty and staff around the university, to promote the acquisition of major gifts. Responsible for working with the Alumni Association to engage alumni in supporting the University; and responsible for coordinating activities that promote the university’s Annual Fund. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information. 
Principle Duties:
•Identify qualified prospects, cultivate and solicit major gifts.
•Utilize institutional software programs for reporting and tracking the development and communications with all prospects and donor interaction. Process documentation and information in a timely manner.
•Work closely with other individuals in Institutional Advancement to insure effective coordination of efforts with their programs and to reinforce the prospect relationship continuum.
•Participate in University Relations/Institutional Advancement events that support institutional goals.
•Direct the development, planning, implementation and administration of goals and objectives for Alumni Relations and the Annual Fund.
Education: Bachelor’s degree is required.
Experience: The candidate will have a minimum of two years of proven track record in fundraising or related field of development or philanthropy and experience in working with alumni or similar work.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with UTB Pay Plan.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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