Manages the day-to-day operations of a large university program or
department, including the supervision of staff employees, student
workers, programs or processes.
- Plans and develops procedures for administering a large or
complex department or program.
- Manages fiscal activities, including procurement and budget
- Provides guidance to subordinate staff and evaluates
- Prepares abstracts, research reports, funding proposals,
operations and procedure manuals, and other written material and
- Creates and reviews reports of expenditures and
- May administer grants and grant-related related communications,
scholarships and other operations.
- Develops, implements and maintains appropriate policies and
- May serve as property custodian for the department.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelors and 1 year experience
Education: Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical
and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional
discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional
discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained
through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college
or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training
program that is directly related to the type of work being
performed. Experience: Requires a minimum of one (1) year of
directly job-related experience. Certification/Licensing:
Additional Posting Information
The Program Manager will manage the NIH/NIMHD funded Research
Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) U54: HEALTH Center for
Addictions Research and Cancer Prevention
(https://www.healthrcmi.com/), housed in the HEALTH Research
Institute. The RCMI is advancing strategies for addressing health
disparities in underserved communities by translating scientific
breakthroughs into culturally-informed and community-centered
dissemination and implementation strategies.
We are looking for an employee with a demonstrated record of (1)
managing research projects to ensure goals are met, (2) working
with underserved communities such as, Black, Asian, Latinx, and/or
Native American, (3) organization of daily activities based on the
goals of the research project(s), and (4) a commitment to
health-equity science. A strong candidate would work well with a
diverse team in the execution of research and community initiatives
being supported by a national center in addictions and cancer
prevention. Necessary qualifications for success in this position
are the capacity to communicate openly and maintain good
relationship within the team and Principal Investigators,
meticulous attention to detail, ability to multi-task between
assignments (i.e. organizational skills), and excellent writing
Notes to Applicant:
- A cover letter stating your: (a) interest in the position; (b)
background building community partnerships and executing
community-centered health programs; (c) interest in health equity
science and activities; and (d) pertinent background / work-related
- A document listing the names and contact information of three
professional contacts who could provide letters of
Position is grant funded.