Texas A&M AgriLife Research Program Manager in El Paso, Texas

Job Title

Program Manager


Texas A&M Agrilife Research


El Paso

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

El Paso, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Program Manager, under direction, plans, organizes, directs, and manages day-to-day activities, developing and implementing procedures for the administration of the program.

Responsibilities:-Provide project management support including planning, development, and implementation for relevant research areas directly related to the mission of Texas A&M AgriLife Research.

-Develop a strategic plan and outlook for funding opportunities for our center

-Maintain a database of faculty research interests and capabilities

-Develop presentations, brochures and white papers to position and promote faculty and Texas A&M AgriLife Research interests with the funding agencies and private sector

-Communicate with federal, state, private and other sponsoring organizations, and coordinate and communicate with AgriLife Research administration about projects and related issues

-Develop and write grant proposals in cooperation with Center’s Faculty, staff and other personnel, including letters of intent, proposals, implementing and tracking budgets, tracking project timelines and deliverables

-Conduct periodic evaluation and report on projects

-Conduct regularly scheduled meetings with the project team, update meetings for funding entities, and other sessions as needed

-Prepare executive summaries, and white papers; working on special assignments and implementing objectives

-Participate as designated representative in meetings and conferences as appropriate

-Maintain outreach to local stakeholders and collaborators

-Perform other related duties as required.

Required Education – Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Experience – Five years of related experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Demonstrated ability to work with high-level academic and corporate executives.

-Working knowledge of spreadsheet, presentation, and word processing software programs.

-Ability to plan and organize effectively.

-Ability to analyze and interpret complex technical documents.

-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Comments to applicants:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the agency's verification of credentials and/or other information required by agency procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Texas A&M AgriLife Research is the state’s premier research and technology development agency in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences. Headquartered in College Station, AgriLife Research has a statewide presence, with scientists and research staff on other Texas A&M University System campuses and at the 13 regional Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Centers. We conduct more than 500 projects each year, with more than $202.5 million in research funding for fiscal year 2015. AgriLife Research helps to improve the productivity, efficiency, and profitability of agriculture. At the same time, we focus on conserving natural resources and protecting the environment.

Texas A&M AgriLife Research is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (979) 845-2423​.

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