University of Nebraska Medical Center

NVDRS Program Manager

College of Education and Human Sciences
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Under administrative direction, position manages the Nebraska Violent Death Reporting System program, including planning, organization, implementation and evaluation of all program components; coordinates the technical operations and activities necessary to support the program; coordinates services with other State, local and Federal agencies, health professionals, and service agencies; performs related work as assigned.

Criminal history background check will be conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. Applicant review begins Oct 20th. View requisition S_170677 at http://employment.unl.edu for details and to apply.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.


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Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with coursework/training in public administration and/or health sciences and 1 year of experience in an agency or organization with responsibility for planning, implementing, budgeting, monitoring, evaluating and marketing a program or service required; equivalent education/experience considered. Knowledge of the principles and practices of administration including planning, organizing, budgeting and staffing necessary. Must have knowledge of the principles of grant writing and administration; techniques of research, planning and evaluation; and the practices and techniques of management. Ability to interpret and apply state and federal laws and standards; agency rules, policies and procedures; and technical narrative materials essential. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with program representatives and the public. Ability to apply instructions; summarize program and administrative data/statistics into reports; and formulate short and long range plans required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Three years of experience in public administration, including experience in an agency or organization with responsibility for planning, implementation, budgeting, monitoring, evaluating and marketing a program or service preferred. Knowledge of State and Federal regulations relating to program administered; the organizational structure, functions, policies, procedures, goals and mission of the agency desirable. Prefer knowledge of the functional relationships and administrative processes of the executive and legislative branches of State government; the scope and impact of the operations of assigned programs and their relationship to other programs within the Health Department. Ability to plan, direct and coordinate program operations and activities to achieve goals and objectives; assign and direct the work of staff; implement objectives and performance goals; assess progress toward achievement of objectives and adherence with established standards/policies; and solve problems related to program administration preferred.

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