Employment Opportunities

Project Coordinator
Governmental Relations
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
Open Until filled


The Project Coordinator is required to perform a range of duties. They will perform research as required for proposals to be prepared by the Office of Governmental Relations. Assist the Associate Vice President of Governmental Relations in verifying the accuracy of proposal budgets to meet government guidelines. Work with PI’s to ensure that their budgets are consistent with University Policy. They will search electronic databases for upcoming funding opportunities and identify grant opportunities for Hampton University and the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute. This position involves various vital duties that enhance the performance of the office to function and perform at its optimum.

Duties and Responsibilities

Keep grants and projects on schedule. Communicate with all faculty and Principal Investigators, with regard to new grant and contract opportunities. Data Management follow up on grants received and due for reports. Maintain procedures manual to ensure consistent performance of routines and budgets. Take initiative in manager’s absence. Reply to general information request with the accurate information. Research, edit and circulate OGR’s (Office of Governmental Relations) weekly e-bulletin with regard to grant opportunities. Enter data and upkeep of the organization’s databases, improve/tighten storage/retrieval systems of grant records, update and manage index. Compose correspondence/reports for own or managers signature. Process replies on own initiative. Research draft or abstract reports. Check deadlines on incoming requests and put preliminary work in play, track update and chase delegated tasks to ensure progress to deadlines.


A undergraduate degree preferably in business management or accounting. Must have some experience with bookkeeping or accounting. Excellent oral and written communications skills. Proficiency in: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel, Access), Database Management.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment eitherin person, via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu, orfaxto (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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