Associate Director, Government Grants Programming

The Associate Director, Government Grants Programming provides support to home office staff, chapter staff, and the Director, Government Grants relating to government grants lifecycle activities. This support includes pre- and post-award non-financial support, including support for various research compliance activities and coordination for grant-related projects and initiatives.

This position reports to the Director, Government Grants and is based at the Alzheimer’s Association’s Home Office in downtown Chicago, IL.


  • Provides support for proposal development and submission to both home office and chapter staff        
  • Manages process of tracking all pre-award and post-award non-financial grant proposal and award information, including relevant follow-up      
  • Supports development and implementation of processes supporting sponsored programs compliance, e.g. financial conflict of interest        
  • Collaborates with Director and others as appropriate to manage projects and grants-related initiatives, including coordination across chapters for specific grant activities                
  • Serves as a resource for and provides general sponsored programs support to chapters and other stakeholders

MINIUMUM REQUIREMENTS – (i.e., education, years of experience, etc.):

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 5 years progressive, professional experience in sponsored programs and research administration, which may include a combination of pre-award and post-award experience
  • Familiarity with federal policies, regulations, and guidelines pertains relating to grants and contracts, e.g. Uniform Guidance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of individuals with varying background and expertise, and collaborate with those individuals effectively
  • Keen organizational and project management skills
  • Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed for the job

Contact Information

Alzheimer's Association





Background Information

4-Year Degree


  • College/University
  • Non-Profit
  • Government
  • Government
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs


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