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We're hiring! Program Administrator or Officer position open

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation has an open position, available immediately. We're searching for candidates passionate about supporting science and continuing Dr. Beckman's legacy of excellence and innovation with the Foundation.

Grants Program Administrator or Officer (depending on experience)

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Grants Program Administrator or Program Officer (depending on experience) reports to the Deputy Director of the Foundation, and is responsible for the administration and monitoring of scientific grant programs.

Essential job functions:

  • Implement the grant proposal submission process, deliverable reminders, and deliverable submission process.
  • Keep necessary written records that are complete, concise, and accurate, and maintained in a timely, organized fashion.
  • Revise all program templates and standard operating procedures as needed.
  • Respond to inquiries from applicants, grantees, and institutional administrators.
  • Assist in reviewing all submitted proposal and full application materials.
  • Assist external program executive committees in performing program oversight and recruit new executive committee members annually.
  • Recruit proposal reviewers from a wide range of scientific disciplines, institutions, and career stages and assist scientific review panels in evaluation of all application materials.
  • Monitor grants approved for funding through the full grant lifecycle from contract award through final close-out.
  • Review of all grant deliverables, budgets, and progress report forms for completeness, accuracy, and communicate significant updates from grant awardees.
  • Prepare confidential and sensitive company information, input updates into the grant management software, produce spreadsheets, presentations, and other documents.
  • Schedule and organize meetings and events relevant to the programs.
  • Be flexible and willing to perform any and all tasks that promote the spirit and philosophy of the organization.
  • Work as a team player with a positive attitude in small office.
  • Other duties, as assigned. Minimal travel may be required.

To apply: Indeed job posting, or send cover letter and resume to [email protected].

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