Roles and responsibilities
Must be authorized to work in the United States
Some travel may be required
Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
Columbus Technologies and Services Inc. is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Columbus offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a Grants Management Specialist to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.
This is a long-term position which offers:
- Competitive salary
- Tremendous growth opportunity
- Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center
- Learn more about what Columbus can do for you at www.columbususa.com
• Assist Program Officers with grants progress review which includes reading progress reports, completing checklists up to but not including signature, and relaying information on problems with progress reports to the signing program officer (Type 5 grants).
• Attendance at study section (provide notes on discussion to the program officer of recordfor competing applications – Types 1, 2 & 3 grants).
• Responsible for timely administrative actions on grant applications and funded projects, under the two tasks above.
• Ph.D. in a science related field. Three (3) years of experience specialized experience plus a BA/BS degree is equivalent to a Ph.D.
• Minimum of three (3) years of related experience.
• Ability to communicate orally and in writing and effectively present information regarding program initiatives and other issues associated with the program.
• Knowledge of the personal computer and computer applications and the ability to use computer databases for reviewing grants funded by NIA.
• Knowledge of grants administration policies and procedures of DHHS, NIH, and NIA.