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Deputy Project Manager
Minority Men's Health Initiative (MMHI)
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The Hampton University Regional Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center (HU-TCC) Minority Men’s Health Initiative (MMHI) is a consortium of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) recently established through a five year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) and is focused on developing transformative research, education, training and outreach programs that will contribute to the reduction of health disparities adversely affecting minority male populations. The minority men’s health disparities research activities of the HU-TCC: MMHI are cancer (prostate; melanoma in Hispanic men), cardiovascular disease, violence prevention, and diabetes and obesity. The vision of the HU-TCC: MMHI is to nurture and leverage research expertise within HBCUs and MSIs to aid NIH in its mission to improve the health of Americans and cultivate inter-institutional partnerships of HBCU and MSI faculty dedicated to reducing health disparities in minority men, which will culminate in a broader participation of HBCUs and MSIs in NIH-sponsored biomedical and behavioral research activities.

The Deputy Project Manager works with the Principal Investigator to meet the goals established for the Administrative Core of the MMHI and to provide administrative support to all components of the MMHI. The Deputy Project Manager reports directly to the MMHI Project Director.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain financial information regarding the MMHI budget

  • Managing the day to day operations of MMHI

  • Plan and organize various  MMHI activities  such as Consortium Steering Committee Meetings, Research retreats

  • Oversee preparation of meeting agendas and meeting notes

  • Assist in the preparation of annual reports to NIMHD including budget items

  • Other duties as may be assigned by MMHI Project Director and/ or Co-Principle Investigator


  • Minimum of Master’s degree in business administration or finance

  • Prior experience in management of NIH-funded grant(s) or other federal grants

  • Experience with managing a complex budget

  • Attention to detail and strong analytical, organizational and technical skills

  • Ability to demonstrate tact, diplomacy and initiative when working with others

  • Experience with variety of web-based videoconferencing platforms

  • Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability to manage relationships among diverse scientific and administrative partners from different types of sectors

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu, or fax to (757) 727-5969:

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

**No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

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