The American Urological Association (AUA), the premier urologic association providing support to the urologic community, is currently searching for a Research Grants Coordinator position in our Office of Research.
This position will have the possibility to telecommute up to 3 days a week.
This position provides administrative and project management support as well as elements of program leadership to the American Urological Association (AUA) Office of Research (OR) portfolio of mentored urologic research grants, investigator support programs, and research awards of distinction. The candidate will support the Research Grants Manager with activities associated with research grants governance committees including the Research Grants and Investigator Support Committee (RGISC), grant and award selection panels, task forces, and workgroups as needed. The candidate will also provide department support for other research programs and events as needed to meet strategic goals and contribute to advancing the research mission of the AUA.
The individual in this position will:
Contribute to project management for the broad spectrum of research grant and investigator support programs aimed at supporting urologic researchers
Provide support in liaising with the AUA Research Grants and Investigator Support Committee (RGISC) and affiliated task forces or workgroups including scheduling, development of agendas and minutes and communications with members
Coordinate and collaborate with other AUA departments regarding program financial tasks (such as invoice and payment processing, tracking / reconciliation and budget preparation)
Maintain and enhance databases of key external audiences (e.g., grant applicants, awardees, reviewers, committee members)
Working at AUA is more than just being technically proficient. We also look for candidates who possess the following competencies:
Effective verbal and written communication
Planning and organization skills
Effective time management
Ability to prioritize competing demands and projects
What we have to Offer
We strive to create a positive experience for employees through our commitment to effective talent acquisition and onboarding, talent management and career development, providing a positive working environment, and our focus on physical, mental, and financial wellness. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; discretionary contribution and 403(b) plans; generous leave program; paid holidays; sick leave; on-site gym; company-paid life, LTD, and STD insurance; beautiful facility; very generous contributions to continuing education and tuition reimbursement.
We welcome interested and qualified candidates to apply for this position by visiting our Career Center. No relocation is available for this position.
If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to help.
To be Successful
Candidates must be collaborative while working in a fast-paced team environment. It is essential that the individual in this role be mission driven, results-oriented and excellent interpersonal skills. In addition:
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a field related to biomedical or health science.
Minimum of three years of experience in program management and/or project management, preferably in a professional medical or science association.
Willingness and ability to work occasional evenings and weekends, travel to AUA Annual Meeting, and participate in 1-3 evening conference calls per month.
Experience with application management software (e.g., Open Water, Proposal Central, other) preferred
Appetite to pursue professional learning and growth in research administration.
Previous experience with research grant and/or honorific awards administration highly desirable
About the American Urological Association: Founded in 1902 and headquartered near Baltimore, Maryland, the American Urological Association is a leading advocate for the specialty of urology, and has more than 22,000 members throughout the world. The AUA is a premier urologic association, providing invaluable support to the urologic community as it pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care through education, research and the formulation of health policy.
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