Hot Job: Grant Administrator for Diabetes Research


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The position: Grant administrator for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International

Location: New York City

Job duties: Will manage the assigned program grants portfolio. Implements the review and administration of research awards and grants. Maintains the grants management databases and provides departmental reports regarding research funded by the organization. Will coordinate the review of grants and prepare payments schedules for awards. Oversees documents related to grants, including official notification letters. Interacts with applicants, reviewers and awardees to provide requested information and answer questions. Manages the renewal application process to ensure necessary paperwork is completed. Assists with the department's daily operations, and ensures that the security and confidentiality of all grant-related information is maintained.

The company: The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is a nonprofit global organization devoted to research related to finding a cure for Type 1 diabetes. The organization was founded in 1970 by a group of parents whose children had Type 1 diabetes.

Requirements: Must have college degree and at least two years of nonprofit experience, preferably involving research grants. Must be customer service oriented. Applicants should be team players with project management experience. Requires strong technical skills with computer programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel.

Extra perks: The organization offers a comprehensive benefits package, paid time off and a business casual dress code.

Interesting info: The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation has awarded more than $1.4 billion to diabetes research, funding research projects in 22 countries throughout the world.

Other opportunities: On the national level, they need a director of interactive marketing. There are also numerous opportunities at local/regional offices, ranging from executive director spots to openings for branch managers, administrative assistants, special events managers and development managers.

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