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and treatment of mental illnesses.

Job Vacancy Announcement - Project Manager

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Office of Management (OM)
Ethics & Policy Branch (EPB)

Program Overview

The NIMH Office of Management (OM) provides strategic leadership, direction, oversight and consultation on the business and management operations in support of the Institute’s scientific mission. This position is located within the Ethics & Policy Branch (EPB) in the OM. The selectee will serve as a Project Manager responsible for organizing the NIMH Records Management Digital Strategic Initiative with a goal to digitize all of NIMH’s permanent records and organize the implementation of an electronic records management program for NIMH.

Position Duties

The incumbent will liaise with the EPB and an outside technology company to organize and maintain the initiative’s stages and ensure successful completion and will work with the EPB to support NIMH record owners manage official NIH records. Additional responsibilities will include: developing and organizing a plan for NIMH to comply with the National Archives and working with EPB staff on researching and responding to OMA data calls.


This position requires excellent customer service skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and excellent analytical, organizational, and time management skills.

Familiarity with maintaining and storing official records to aid in maximizing and streamline the process of record creation and storage at the NIMH. Master’s Degree in a related field.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to:


The Project Manager will be selected at a salary commensurate with their qualifications and experience. In addition, full benefits, including leave, health and life insurance may be provided.

COVID Vaccination Status

Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants to implement other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. Employees providing healthcare or services supporting healthcare (Healthcare Workforce) may be required to receive a COVID-19 vaccine because they are expected to perform duties that put them in contact or potential contact with patients. We may request COVID-19 vaccination and other vaccination documentation from Healthcare Workforce personnel at any point during the onboarding process or at any time during your employment with NIH.

HHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers.

The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs and encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities.