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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 ofauthorization 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 Advising Specialist – Academic Advising Center (6 Positions)
Position Number:
FY 13-66
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Director of Academic Advising
Duties: The Academic Advising Specialist will manage student retention and completion initiatives for targeted student populations. Academic Advising Specialists will utilize data to identify, monitor, and assess students’ progress toward degree completion, implementing and evaluating appropriate interventions as needed. Academic Advising Specialists will work with external University staff related to appropriate support and academic needs of the target student population. 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 from an accredited college or university is required.
Experience: Previous advising, student service, higher education, public relations, customer service, or similar experience highly desirable.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrate a high degree of customer service. Experience with academic curriculum, policies and standard resources in institutions of higher education. Ability to follow complex directions, handle multiple priorities and solve problems, and work independently to initiate and complete assignments. Ability to function effectively in a team environment and possess planning and visionary skills. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, database applications, student information systems and current AAC web based applications.
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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AcademicDepartment Liaison– Academic Affairs Division (17 Positions)**FOR UTB EMPLOYEES ONLY**
Position Number:
FY 13-61
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: $30,000Yearly
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.

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Accompanist – Music
Position Number: FY 13-85
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 2013. 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: Bachelor’s degree required.
Experience: Professional level experience as a collaborative pianist.
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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Administrative Services Manager – Campus Police**FOR UTB EMPLOYEES ONLY**
Position Number:
FY 13-44
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Assistant Chief of Police
Scope: To supervise and participate in planning of all major events relating to Campus Police business activities. To provide insight to the Assistant Chief of Police and other police supervisory personnel with planning ideas, resource utilization, and optimum scheduling routines, arrange best use of human and fiscal resources, carry out multiple simultaneous activities, prepare reports, prepare orders for services and supplies, coordinate support for programs that may not be directly supervised. Provide professional and administrative skills of a complex and confidential nature. To manage the operations and activities of the Assistant Chief of Police and perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibilities. Coordinates and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Assistant Chief of Police. Attends and participates at required meetings, events and trainings as assigned. Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed. 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 from an accredited college or university required. Additional years of experience are acceptable in place of college degree requirement.
Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in an administrative or supervisory role required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of operational characteristics, services and activities of an administrative office. Knowledge of principles and practices of record keeping, budget preparation and administration. Ability to maintain confidentiality in the performance of duties. Knowledge of principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Knowledge of modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Ability to interpret and apply Federal, State and University policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
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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Assistant Chief of Police
Position Number: FY 13-43
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Office of the Provost
Scope: Assists the Chief of Police in the development, administration, coordination and implementation of departmental policies, procedures and activities. Responsible for coordinating the objectives of the administration of the Police Department and the law enforcement and security efforts within the areas under the control and jurisdiction of the University of Texas System. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Duties:Develops and implements goals, objectives, policies and procedures for the departmentand work units assigned; assists in developing the departmental budget and providesadministrative guidance for the control of budget expenditures.
- Directs the preparations of a variety of records and reports relating to departmental activities; prepares reviews and presents reports and other necessary correspondence; reviews and evaluates reports and other documents submitted by subordinate personnel.
- Evaluates and modifies, as required, programs, activities, policies, procedures, rules, orders and regulations to ensure compliance with the university’s and department’s mission, goals, objectives, core values, Board of Regent’s Rules, U.T. System Police policies, university operating procedures, department policies and general law.
- Designs, coordinates and implements the organization and mobilization efforts of the university community to achieve the department’s mission, goals and objectives.
- Reviews and directs the department’s fiscal, equipment and human resources activities and services; develops, reviews and manages staff and employee recruitment, development and training.
- Identifies and resolves difficult public and human relations problems.
- Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring recommendations and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance; rewarding employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
- Controls and commands major investigations, emergency management situations and large university special events. Performs risk management assessments and develops related preparedness, response and mitigation manuals.
- Designs and implements operational, technical and administrative methods of university community policing, crime prevention, delinquency control, law enforcement and related functions, including but not limited to, investigations and identification, patrol, traffic control and safety.
- Represents the police department at meetings, conferences and other public functions; acts, as directed, as media spokesperson for the police department.
- Conducts, directs and reviews investigations of officer and staff misconduct within the police department and makes disciplinary action recommendations to the Chief of Police.
- Coordinates law enforcement activities with other departments and law enforcement agencies.
- Participates in professional organizations and on a variety of boards, commissions and committees.
- Assumes command of the police department in the absence of the chief.
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field from an accredited college or university.
Minimum Experience: Ten years of increasingly responsible broad based experience as a commissioned police officer with a recognized law enforcement agency with four years of management and command-level responsibility. Must have a Texas Peace Officer license, advanced certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education, and a Class “C’ Texas driver’s license.
Preferred Qualifications: Completion of an advanced police management and leadership training such as the FBI National Academy, PERF’s Senior Management Institute for Police or a State Law Enforcement Command College. Master’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field. Prefer five years of major command responsibility as a Police Lieutenant or Captain or Assistant Chief of Police. Experience and knowledge in the areas of event management, homeland security, risk management, emergency management, dignitary protection and building security.
Other Info: Must meet all UTSP requirements of the Applicant Selection and Appointment Process. Persons holding the title of Assistant Chief of Police,Captain or Lieutenant and commissioned by The University of Texas System Police (ODOP) are eligible to apply.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
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Computer Equipment Maintenance Technician **FOR UTB EMPLOYEES ONLY**
Position Number: FY 13-103
Classification: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Instructional Client Support Services Help Desk Manager
Scope: The computer equipment maintenance technician installs and performs routine and specialized maintenance and repair operations on computers, computers peripherals, mobile devices, data communications equipment and data terminal equipment. 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:
-Installs hardware and software.
-Confers with users in order to gain an understanding of their needs and/or provide technical advice.
-Takes on projects that may require the design and fabrication of new instruments or equipment.
-Uses troubleshooting and diagnostic techniques to identify equipment and software problems. Orders and installs replacement parts as needed.
-Prepares and submits documentation of services performed.
-Constructs special purpose computer related equipment.
-Acts as a technical consultant or resource person to others in the unit.
-May perform the duties of a unit supervisor in his/her absence. Performs related duties as required.
Physical Requirements: Essential and marginal functions require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, or walking for prolonged periods of time; general manual dexterity.
Education: High school diploma or GED required. Associate’s degree in computer maintenance or related curriculum preferred.
Experience: Two years’ experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of computer-related equipment. Good English language skills (written and oral) required.
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.
Application Procedure: Download and complete a staff application: www.utb.edu/ba/hr/employment Submit application materials to:

Office of Human Resources
The University of Texas at Brownsville
80 Fort Brown - Brownsville, Texas 78520
Tel. (956) 882-8205 -- Fax (956) 882-7476

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Development Research Associate- Institutional Grant Writers
Position Number:FY 13-79

Classification:Exempt
Reports to: Manager, Operations and Services, Institutional Grant Writers
Scope: The Development Research Associate will provide comprehensive grant support focusing on Institutional Research Initiatives. Responsible for researching and identifying potential funding sources, writing, submitting and tracking grant applications to potential local, state, and federal agencies as well as to corporate and private foundations. Works with administrative staff, deans, faculty members and appropriate staff to conceptualize and produce funding proposals and reports. Performs a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility and assists in general institutional activities as assigned by supervisor. Occasional travel required. 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 from an accredited college or university is required. Preferred majors: Journalism, English or Business Administration.
Experience: Two years’ experience preferred, preferably in grant writing. Effective communication skills (both oral and written) and good computer skills is required.
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 – Enrollment Services Center (3 Positions)
Position Number: FY 13-64
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Executive Director of the Enrollment Services Center
Scope: Specialists 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 counseling 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.
Duties: 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. Travels frequently 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 that reflect conducted recruitment activities and track the progress of applicants throughout the admissions and enrollment process. 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. Proactively resolves complex customer/student questions and provide immediate and accurate responses. 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 from an accredited college or university is required.
Experience: One year working in higher education in customer service areas such as Admissions, Registrar and 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 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.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 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 and other duties deemed necessary by the Director.
Other Info: Must be able to move between buildings, stoop, bend, lift and reach to set up for workshops, seminars, and presentations. Must be able to travel to local sites for workshops, seminars and presentations. Valid Texas driver’s license required.
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.
Application Procedure: Download and complete a staff application: www.utb.edu/ba/hr/employment. Submit application materials to:
Office of Human Resources
The University of Texas at Brownsville
80 Fort Brown - Brownsville, Texas 78520
Tel. (956) 882-8205 -- Fax (956) 882-7476
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Learning Instructional Specialist
Position Number: FY 13-106
Classification:Exempt
Reports to: Director of College Assistance Migrant Program
Scope: To perform duties involved in the instruction of students in the areas of reading, writing, mathematics, study skills, and English as a second language; to perform support duties to the University including assessment, curriculum and program development, planning, teaching, and documenting of services provided; and to provide assistance to upper level supervisory staff. 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:
-Maintain and submit a variety of records and reports including student attendance, lesson plans, daily activities, student progress, and workshop and meeting participation.
-Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for assigned programs; recommend and administer policies and procedures.
-Recommend, within department budget, appropriate resource and supplemental material for the purpose of instruction.
-Serve as liaison for individual department with University students and faculty; publicize instruction services such as tutoring, seminars and workshops.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in education or a related field is required.
Experience: Two years of responsible experience in University teaching, instruction or a related field.
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.
Application Procedure: Download and complete a staff application: www.utb.edu/ba/hr/employment, Please submit application materials to:
Office of Human Resources
The University of Texas at Brownsville
80 Fort Brown - Brownsville, Texas 78520
Tel. (956) 882-8205 -- Fax (956) 882-7476

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Music Academy Coordinator
Position Number: FY 13-115
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Music Academy Director
Scope: To coordinate, assign, review and supervise all staff members and all the operations of the Music Academy Office. Coordinate, supervise and schedule all programs and activities provided by the academy such as the yearly calendar of music classes, festivals and recitals. Responsible for staff hiring and training. Efficiently communicate with both parents and students of all ages and backgrounds. Actively promote, recruit and grow the Music Academy enrollment. Coordinate training of new student-teachers for the Academy and assist in teaching some of the music classes offered according to expertise and experience. Assist the Director in the hiring of new music teachers and the improvement and development of the Academy’s programs. 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 Music Education required.
Experience: Bilingual and bi-literate music teacher with at least five years of experience teaching students of all ages, ideally in both private and group settings is required. Two years’ experience in a position of leadership at the office environment is required.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing and the ability to speak in a public 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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Police Officer I (2 Positions)
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.
Application Procedure: Download and complete a staff application: www.utb.edu/ba/hr/employment Submit application materials to:
Office of Human Resources
The University of Texas at Brownsville
80 Fort Brown - Brownsville, Texas 78520
Tel. (956) 882-8205 -- Fax (956) 882-7476
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Scholarship Coordinator
Position Number: FY 13-108
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Director of Financial Aid
Scope: The Scholarship Coordinator assumes responsibility for the following functions: 1. Provides information on campus-wide and external scholarships to prospective and current students; 2. Manages all scholarships, including external scholarships as appropriate; 3. Reviews and evaluates all scholarship appeals; 4. Monitors and evaluates student eligibility for scholarship programs; 5. Coordinates and participates in scholarship evaluations and awarding; 6. Generate promotional events and correspondence intended to inform the public, students and UTB community about scholarship programs and events. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Duties: Develop, manage, and maintain scholarship policies, procedures, and operations to ensure appropriate disbursements and fiscal accountability. Review and evaluate all scholarship appeals. Monitor and evaluate student eligibility for scholarship programs. Supervise and assist with entry of scholarship information and student records; updates and changes records regarding federal and state grants; certifies documents to facilitate payment of outside scholarships. Promote the scholarship program in order to increase the number of scholarships and scholarship applications.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is required.
Experience: Two years’ experience related to the statement of duties and responsibilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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.
Application Procedure: Download and complete a staff application: www.utb.edu/ba/hr/employment Submit application materials to:
Office of Human Resources
The University of Texas at Brownsville
80 Fort Brown - Brownsville, Texas 78520
Tel. (956) 882-8205 -- Fax (956) 882-7476
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Senior Programmer Analyst – Enterprise Application Services
Position Number: FY 13-101
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Assistant Director of Enterprise Application Services
Duties: Responsible for complex technical analysis in a variety of systems-to-programming areas, analyzing and evaluating programs for machine processing, independent preparation of short programs/reports/interfaces, and for assisting programmers in the development and modification of new or existing programs/reports/interfaces. Additionally, to organize and direct several data interface processes among various sources and/or management information systems, report writing and data extractions, and additional duties as assigned.This position is temporary. 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 from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Math, or a related field is required.
Required Experience: Four years’ experience in an increasingly responsible position for programming both applications and databases, application development and analysis, database query and report writing, and conversion of applications or programs from one programming language to another for enterprise computer information systems (including but not limited to Datatel, PeopleSoft, Colleague Studio or Visual Studio) and databases (including but not limited to Microsoft SQL or Oracle).
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.
Application Procedure: Download and complete a staff application: www.utb.edu/ba/hr/employment Submit application materials to:
Office of Human Resources
The University of Texas at Brownsville
80 Fort Brown - Brownsville, Texas 78520
Tel. (956) 882-8205 -- Fax (956) 882-7476

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Senior Research Associate (Post Doctoral)
Position Number: FY 11-45

Reports to: Director of the Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy
Scope: The Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy (CGWA) at the University of Texas at Brownsville is opening several postdoctoral positions in experimental and/or theoretical gravitational-wave physics. The theoretical research at the Center focuses on astrophysical source modeling, analysis of data from operational ground-based gravitational wave detectors, LISA data analysis and the phenomenological astrophysics of gravitational wave sources. The experimental research concentrates on technical aspects of the NASA LISA mission and on research supporting Enhanced and Advanced LIGO, as well as developing new techniques for future interferometric gravitational wave detectors. The center also has a strong program in gravitational wave detection using pulsar timing techniques. Researchers are involved in the NANOGrav and PPTA collaborations and the pulsar surveys at the Green Bank and Arecibo radio telescopes. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal record history information. We seek outstanding individuals who are qualified to fulfill at least one of the following four profiles:
1. Optics and laser interferometry:
The candidate will work on experimental aspects of interferometric gravitational wave detectors, especially focusing on laser and optics related topics like noise investigations and laser stabilization on optical cavities and atomic resonances.
2. Real-Time digital control systems:
The LISA research performed at the CGWA requires proficiency in fast digital controls systems and the ability to learn how to adapt and program DSP and FPGA hardware. The work is strongly related to the optics and laser hardware of LISA but is in part also applicable to LIGO and will require strong cooperation with our optics and interferometry group.
3. Theoretical gravitational-wave physics:
The candidate is expected to work on data analysis and astrophysics projects with an emphasis on LISA related applications. There is a considerable overlap of this type of research with ground-based detectors and the projects can be at the interface of both types of detectors.
4. Pulsar timing and gravitational wave detection:
The candidate is expected to work on all aspects of gravitational wave detection using radio pulsars. This includes, but is not limited to, the observational and theoretical aspects of pulsar searching and timing as well as gravitational wave detection using a network of pulsars.
Education: PhD in Physics or Astronomy is required.
Additional Information: Initial appointments will be for one year, with subsequent re-appointments contingent upon funding availability and satisfactory performance. Qualified applicants without gravitational-wave physics research background are also encouraged to apply.
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.
Application Procedure:Please submit a staff application: download from www.utb.edu/ba/hr/employment, (i) a Curriculum Vitae, including a list of publications; (ii) a brief statement of research interests (not to exceed one page); and (iii) three letters of recommendation.

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Student Development Specialist II
Position Number: FY 13-107
Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Director of College Assistance Migrant Program
Scope: To coordinate and participate in the operations and activities involved in the recruitment of students for the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) and coordination of mentoring activities. Promote student support services, financial aid programs, cultural/educational programs and perform a variety of technical tasks relative 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:
-Responsible for overseeing CAMP high school recruitment activities, career development and cultural enrichment activities supportive of CAMP’s goals.
-Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for providing mentoring services; implement policies and procedures.
-Disseminate information related to CAMP services, requirements, policies and procedures to high school staff and students and other community agencies as required.
-Provide assistance in the coordination of and planning of CAMP activities and events.
-Prepare and conduct presentations and workshops on CAMP.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Psychology, Sociology, or a related field is required. Master’s degree preferred.
Experience: Two years working in a college/university environment preferably in student development.
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.
Application Procedure: Download and complete a staff application: www.utb.edu/ba/hr/employment, Please submit application materials to:
Office of Human Resources
The University of Texas at Brownsville
80 Fort Brown - Brownsville, Texas 78520
Tel. (956) 882-8205 -- Fax (956) 882-7476
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