The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis, and one of the most innovative and successful organizations of its kind – is seeking a Grants and Contracts Coordinator at its national headquarters conveniently located in downtown Bethesda, Maryland.
The Grants and Contracts Coordinator works as part of a team and under general supervision provides support for both pre- and post-award activities related to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s portfolio of awards, including basic research, research training, clinical care awards, and contracts with academic institutions, hospitals, private practices, and corporations throughout the United States and abroad. The Grants and Contracts Coordinator also serves as a liaison with internal departments, such as Medical Meetings, Finance, Accounts Payable and Communications, as well as with external applicants and recipients.
Specific responsibilities include:
Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree (business, accounting, or finance is highly desirable). Prior work experience of one (1) year with a grant-making organization, as well as experience working with financial and accounting systems is helpful. In addition, candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and advanced Microsoft Word and Excel skills (computer use is extensive for this position).
This is a unique opportunity to direct your energy and talents towards achieving a “life enhancing” mission, while benefitting from the resources and support of a highly regarded national non-profit organization.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation offers an excellent salary and benefits package. Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to http://www.cff.org under “Careers”.
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