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Program Manager 2 - (STA007815)

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 16, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Manages the day-to-day operations of a large university program or department, including the supervision of staff employees, student workers, programs or processes.

Job Duties:

  • Plans and develops procedures for administering a large or complex department or program.
  • Manages fiscal activities, including procurement and budget analysis.
  • Provides guidance to subordinate staff and evaluates performance.
  • Prepares abstracts, research reports, funding proposals, operations and procedure manuals, and other written material and documentation.
  • Creates and reviews reports of expenditures and activities.
  • May administer grants and grant-related related communications, scholarships and other operations.
  • Develops, implements and maintains appropriate policies and procedures.
  • May serve as property custodian for the department.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Qualifications :

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: None.

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 (, 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 skills.

Required Documents

  • 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 experience.
  • Resume.
  • A document listing the names and contact information of three professional contacts who could provide letters of recommendation.

Notes to Applicant: Position is grant funded.
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