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Program Manager

Company: Texas A&M University - Galveston
Location: Galveston
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title Program ManagerAgencyTexas A University at GalvestonDepartmentShip OperationsProposed Minimum Salary $5,417.00 monthlyJob Location Galveston, TexasJob Type StaffJob Description Qualifications Required Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.Required Experience:5 years of administrative and or administrative management experience Preferred Education Bachelor's degree in marine transportation or marine engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.Preferred Experience:3 years of experience in maritime training administration and operations. 1 years of experience leading and managing college-age students or adults and/or 1 years of experience with US Department of Transportation or US Military service.Required Licenses and Certifications: nonePreferred Licenses and Certifications:Prefer candidate possess and maintain a current USCG-issued Merchant Mariner Credential as 3rd mate or 3rd assistant engineer or greater with Officer of a Navigation Watch or Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch.Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to multi-task; Ability to coordinate administrative tasks with internal and external stakeholders; Work cooperatively with others; Ability to prioritize tasks; Lead an office of up to 5 staff; Lead by example; Proficiency with computer applications. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:noneJob Responsibilities65% USCG Licensing Program Administration -Mariner Licensing Program Manager plans, organizes, directs, and manages day-to-day activities, developing and implementing procedures for the administration of the cadet credentialing and licensing program. Establish working relationships with and serve as point of contact with United States Coast Guard's (USCG) National Maritime Center (NMC) and advises the TAMMA Administration and Academic Departments on issues pertaining to TAMMA USCG Program approval. Assists the Deputy Superintendent in the development of policy and procedures to comply with USCG and federal regulations. In conjunction with the program administrator advise cadets on their licensing program plan, testing, and completion.Operate, maintain, and review for compliance the sea time tracking in the student record system. Verify that entries of "at sea" service and "watch/maint" service and "class/lab/shop" service is correctly entered. Continually tracks and monitors sea service to ensure that cadets are proceeding according to their "model plan" and creates, recommends, and implements processes for corrective action for sea time completion.Plans and directs new cadet document intake, coordinating with the various units of TAMMA to ensure we capture the required forms and information. Ensures candidates for graduation are properly cleared within program approval and TAMU(G) guidelines for degree and license conference. Ensures that all cadets have their required credentials and trainings for their sea terms. Function as the point of contact with the local USCG REC to coordinate the traveling examination team and license testing, this includes dates, locations, and materials required. Composes and monitors communications with individual cadets and the corps at large regarding issues in this area of responsibility.20% QSS, Auditing and Compliance - Liaison with NMC and TAMMA for program renewal and periodic external audits of licensing program related to compliance with USCG SOP and other federal, state or TAMU(G) regulations. Create and administer Quality Standard Systems (QSS) and regular internal audits of licensing program to ensure compliance with SOP and program approval.10% Strategic Shipping Mariner Program (SSMP) and Naval Reserve Officer Training -Serves as the point of contact and liaison for the SSMP program at TAMUG. Create and implement awareness campaign to grow cadet population in the SSMP program in conjunction with the assigned SSO. Liaison with MARAD and Financial Aide to coordinate Student Incentive Payments. Serves as liaison with NROTC unit.5% General--Performs other duties as assigned.Restrictions and Other Restricted by Patriot Act: NoD.O.T. regulated: NoDoes this employee customarily and regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment and have the authority to make important decisions? YesIf Yes, give percentage of time spent in this capacity:50%Is this a supervisory position that has the authority to hire employees or whose recommendations for hiring, termination or other change of employment status are given strong consideration? YesEmployees Supervised: Up to 5. This position supervises 1 or more program administrator and 1 or more student workers.Machines or equipment used in the performance of essential duties: This position operates a computer for essential duties 10/week. Other Requirements or Other Factors: Preferred Other Factors In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at The Texas A System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place. All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Keywords: Texas A&M University - Galveston, Galveston , Program Manager, Executive , Galveston, Texas

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