Texas Mine Safety and Health Program Coordinator – UT Austin

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Job title Texas Mine Safety and Health Program Coordinator (Coordinator)
FLSA status Exempt
Posting number 10-07-01-01-0426
Job status Open

Basic Information

Date available Immediately
Position duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Monthly salary $5000 negotiable depending on qualifications.
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Location Austin – J. J. Pickle Research Campus (North Austin)
Hiring department Professional Dev Ctr http://www.utexas.edu/ce/pdc
Number of vacancies 1
General notes None

Additional Information

Purpose of position Responsible for all phases of the Texas Mine Safety and Health Program (TMSHP) development and coordination in accordance with University policies and procedures and OBM Circulars A-110, A-21, A-122, and A-131.

Essential functions Administers, coordinates and markets activities involved in the TMSHP. Maintains interactions with University departments, Department of Labor Mine Safety and Health Administration, maintenance and facilitation including start-up of state safety councils and district councils. Write grant application. Oversees the grant requirements are met and establish a yearly grant budget. Supervise program staff. Work with internal staff to maintain web site. Work with clients to schedule training and help develop training plans. Provide technical assistance as needed to the mining community including but not limited to training plan implementation, training topic selections, and guidance on Title 30 Code of Federal Regulations for minerals parts 1-199. Schedule internal and contract trainers and maintain the training calendar. Evaluate trainers, review course materials and coordinate the translation of materials as needed for the Spanish speaking mining community. Serve as the coordinator for two yearly conferences by representing the University and the department and making sure the financial aspects of the conference are within University policies and procedures. Attend and speak at monthly safety council meetings to promote safety throughout the State of Texas. Coordinates special projects as funds allow such as video creation, video translation, and other projects as
assigned or requested from the Department of Labor. Ensure that program is being administered as per required OMB Circulars.

Licenses: Class “C” Operator’s Driver’s License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver’s License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications Bachelor’s degree in related field and five years of experience coordinating a project or a Federal program. Three years experience managing self-directed staff. Experience on a personal computer using Microsoft Work, Excel, and Outlook. Experience writing grant applications for funding, scheduling events, reporting, and managing a budget. Ability to present to small and large audiences. Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. Strong interpersonal communication skills. Work as a team member and have a professional demeanor. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred qualifications Bachelor’s degree in business administration. Three years of experience working with federal grants. Knowledgeable about workplace safety principles. Knowledge and/or experience in mining safety training. Knowledge of DVD duplication, Adobe, Dreamweaver, InDesign, WS_FTP, HTML, Evolis, and FileMaker software. Excellent command of Spanish and English language and grammar.

Working conditions May work around standard office conditions. Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation. Use of manual dexterity. Climbing of stairs. Lifting and moving. Position requires travel to two conferences outside of Texas and extensive travel in the State of Texas each year.

Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.

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.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran’s status, or sexual orientation. Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, disability accommodations will be provided, as needed.

To apply for this job posting go to web link http://utdirect.utexas.edu/pnjobs/index.WBX
and submit your resume, cover letter, and three references. If you have questions call (512) 471-4633.