Houston Methodist Program Director
Job Ref # 32732
Location: Houston, TX
Category: Professional
Job Type: Full-Time

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M - F

Job Summary

The TMH Program Director – Centennial Celebration is responsible for successfully executing the vision, strategy and engagement tactics of the Houston Methodist centennial celebration. Position will coordinate ongoing logistics related to event and project planning including working with external vendors and collaborating with organization departments, Houston Methodist Hospital Foundation, Houston Methodist Corporate Marketing and Houston Methodist Human Resources to deliver on specific assignments or events leading up to and including the centennial celebration in 2019.


I.Provide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values:


INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.

COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual needs.

ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.

RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.

EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate. 


II.Focuses on patient/customer safety

III.Delivers personalized service using HM Service Standards

IV.Provides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)

V.Intentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met

VI.Involves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports by enabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job




PEOPLE - 25%

  1. Convene Houston Methodist centennial celebration committees, organize meetings, and work with volunteer leadership.
  2. Coordinate ongoing logistics related to event and project planning, including working with external vendors and collaborate with organization departments and Foundation, Marketing and Human Resources to deliver on specific assignments or events.



  1. Coordinate all aspects of planning, design, marketing and implementation of centennial celebration activities.
  2. Develop agendas working with appropriate organization offices, provide project updates, and follow  through on ideas and implementation plans.
  3. Coordinate centennial planning with the Campaign for the Second Century and other Houston Methodist priorities. 
  4. Provide post-event, project and overall goal reporting and archiving.



  1. Collaborate with marketing and event consultants/agencies assigned to develop strategic positioning and marketing support and ensure brand-consistency and quality for events.



  1. Assist with management of centennial celebration budget.



  1. Establish and execute communication plan for the centennial celebration.


This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned.  Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.



  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred



  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in major campaign and event planning, project coordination, communications and marketing, or comparable combination of experiences.
  • Contract negotiation experience.
  • Budgeting experience.



  • N/A


  • Proficiency in the typical office software and project management tools.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to manage numerous tasks simultaneously, adjust priorities when necessary, and accurately estimate the time needed for project completion.
  • Ability to use good judgment and professionalism in dealing with varying and diverse individuals, including faculty, CEOs, donors, board members and patients.
  • Must be strategically-minded in developing overall marketing approaches, while being detail-oriented in implementation.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and have excellent organizational skills and demonstrated follow-through on projects.
  • Must be a team player with good interpersonal skills, a service orientation and the ability to work collaboratively to resolve issues.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Experience preferred in managing committees, board, volunteers and working with various levels of organizational leadership.
  • Familiarity of Houston Methodist and the city of Houston preferred.
  • Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of  race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Company Profile

Houston Methodist (HM) is one of the nation’s leading health systems and academic medical centers.  HM consists of 7 hospitals: Houston Methodist Hospital, its flagship academic hospital in the heart of the Texas Medical Center and six community hospitals throughout the greater Houston metropolitan area.  HM also includes a research institute, a global business division, numerous physician practices and several free standing emergency rooms and outpatient facilities.  Overall, HM employs over 20,000 employees.   FORBES magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of Best Employers in 2016.  Houston Methodist is supported by a wide variety of business functions that operate at the system level to help enable clinical departments to provide the best patient care and service in a spiritual environment.

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