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.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
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.):
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