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Position Details

Posting Number TSU202350 Official TSU Title PROGRAM MANAGER CBMHR U54 GRANT COPHS Grant Title PROGRAM MANAGER CBMHR U54 GRANT COPHS Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Under general supervision of U54 grant PIs/PD, plans, implements and administers the day-to-day operations of the Center for Biomedical and Minority Health Research ( CBMHR ), supported by NIH / NIMHD . Directs personnel and manages fiscal activities to ensure operational and administrative compliance with relevant institutional, federal and state regulations and guidelines. Provides direct support to the CBMHR leaders, faculty, scientists/fellows and professional staff members.

This is a Grant Funded Position.

Essential Duties Summary

• Establishes plans, objectives, policies, procedures and internal controls to achieve goals and deliver services consistent with program funding and University requirements and guidelines.
• Maintains appropriate staffing levels to achieve goals and objectives of the program. Supervises, coordinates and directs activities and work of assigned staff. Trains, develops, counsels and evaluates performance of staff within program area.
• Develops, administers and manages a detailed itemized program budget within program guidelines. Oversees the fiscal transactions of the program and authorizes budgeted expenditures, subject to final approval of the University’s Fiscal Office.
• In collaboration with Office of Research, submit grant proposals to NIH and other agencies on behalf of CBMHR faculty. Write proposals and seeks external funding for program when needed.
• Evaluates program performance and effectiveness and makes necessary modifications in priorities, schedules and activities according to regulations and/or contract.
• Coordinates pilot grant selection based on established selection criteria and eligibility requirements as defined by the funding source.
• Coordinates and arranges meetings, seminars, conferences, and travel plans. In collaboration with CBMHR TEAMRCMI, plans and coordinates the CBMHR seminars, faculty development activities and workshops. Prepares meeting agendas, reserves rooms and facilities, and distributes minutes of meetings when required.
• Prepares various reports, program materials and correspondence on program status, statistics and activities for the University, funding source, and in response to special requests.
• Serves as program representative or spokesperson and establishes relationships to integrate program with other services, promote awareness and provide technical advice to the community, program participants, other agencies and other universities.
• Develops and implements record-keeping systems on program participants, staff, equipment inventories and compliance activities.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



Hiring Range $48,273.00 - $60,341.00 Education

Master’s degree (M.A., M.S. or M.B.A.) is required and knowledge and experience in grant management, writing, development is preferred.

Required Licensing/Certification


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:
• Policies, procedures, and practices.
• Requires working knowledge of specialized practices, equipment, compliance and procedures.
• Microsoft Office Professional or similar application.

Skill in:
• Detail oriented.
• Effective customer service.
• Problem-solving and decision-making.
• Multitasking and time management.
• Writing documents.
• Both verbal and written communication.

Ability to:
• Monitor standard filing systems.

Work Experience

Requires more than three (3) years of related experience. Ph.D. with less experience can be considered.

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities


Work Complexity/Budget Authority


Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills


Personal/Organizational Contacts


Customer Service Relationships


Working/Environmental Conditions

Routine office environment.
Sitting or standing in one location much of the time.
Use of video display terminal.

Desired start date Position End Date (if temporary)
UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants. Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s degree (M.A., M.S. or M.B.A.)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have knowledge and experience in grant management, writing, development?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have more than three (3) years of related experience? Ph.D. with less experience can be considered.
    • More than three (3) years of related experience.
    • Ph.D. with less experience.
    • None of the above.
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3

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