Generous PTO, paid holidays, medical insurance, 403b, retirement allocation, and paid parking. Close to public transportation.
This position is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Research Award Program (RAP). The Dermatology Foundation (DF) accomplishes its mission through the RAP: to advance patient care by supporting the research of promising new and mid-career investigators. In recent years, the DF has awarded approximately $2.8 million annually in funding for dermatologic research. DF research awards are highly valued due to their recognition of an individual’s strong potential and the financial support they provide at a critical time in an investigator’s early career.
The major focus of this position is to plan, schedule and carry out all RAP administrative and service activities according to the DF’s program policies and high standards. This includes providing expert and timely responses to inquiries from applicants, recipients, dermatology program chairs and residency directors.
This position also provides project support to the Deputy Executive Director (DED) in the delivery of its educational programs and communications on an as needed basis.
Develops annual calendar and communications for all program activities
Maintains program policies, procedures and award descriptions to ensure the equitable and appropriate delivery of the program for all applicants, recipients and institutions
Conducts administrative review of all award submissions
Coordinates application review process
Administers annual award contracts
Coordinates quarterly payout activities
Works with the DED to ensure the DF system meets the needs of the Research Award Program, and staff, volunteer and applicant users
Assists the DED in the delivery of key educational programs and communications, on an as needed basis
Ad Hoc Projects
This position will work directly with the Deputy Executive Director, high level volunteers and vendors to deliver all aspects of the Research Award Program. As a result, this position requires an experienced professional with the following qualifications:
Minimum of five years of related work experience in a fast-paced/service-oriented environment
Three to five years strong project management experience
Work experience in a non-profit organization or academic setting is highly desirable
Grant management experience is very beneficial
Excellent writing, proofreading and communication skills are essential
Exceptional technology skills including experience with a grant management system or database, and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Adobe
Professional demeanor and the ability to work with accomplished, busy individuals
Ability to work independently
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required
Since 1964, we’ve been supporting promising researchers and working to advance the science of dermatology. The Dermatology Foundation has awarded over $80 million in research funding thanks to donations from our physician, corporate and society supporters. Our investment in research has been supplemented by our educational programs that provide current, practical information dermatologists, residents and non-physician practitioners need to know.