Employment Opportunities

Hampton University Cancer Research Center
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Open Until filled


Facilitate the mission of the Hampton University Cancer Research Center (HUCRC) by providing administrative, purchasing, and technical support to the Director of the HUCRC and other staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work cooperatively with others and accept direction from supervisors
  • Provide administrative support for the Director of the HUCRC
  • Provide administrative support to the HUCRC staff
  • Maintain HUCRC main office files
  • Answer main office telephone
  • Provide outstanding customer relations for all visitors to the HUCRC including a welcome and brief overview of the HUCRC facilities and rules
  • Manage HUCRC purchasing of equipment, consumables and reagents
  • Prepare and/or process routing correspondence, letters, memoranda, forms, reports and other documents via computer. 
  • Process all incoming mail, which includes retrieving and distributing
  • Maintain a clean and orderly appearance in the front office and HUCRC
  • Complete other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma required. 
  • Associate/business school degree preferred.
  • Three – five years previous secretarial experience preferred. 
  • Previous experience working in higher education desired.
  • Advanced computer skills required, utilizing the following programs:  Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Web applications. 
  • Knowledge of HamptonUniversity policies and procedures helpful. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary. 
  • Must be detail- oriented, able to work in a fast- paced environment, and manage multi-tasks simultaneously. 
  • Excellent organizational, technological, and accounting skills required. 
  • Must be able to prioritize jobs and work with little supervision. 
  • Must be able to be flexible with work schedule (some evenings and weekends required). 
  • Must be able to open and close HUCRC using a security code.


How to Apply

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and an Application for Educational Support Staff Employment to:

Hampton University

Office of Human Resources

Armstrong Slater Building Room 110

Hampton, VA 23668

*No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

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