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Specialist, Grants Administrator

Job Location

Chicago, IL

General Summary

The Specialist, Grants Administrator will be responsible for post-award administration of a multi-disciplinary portfolio of 225 active government grants, at different stages of activity representing $22-25M in annual funding.
This position will be located in Chicago, IL.

Essential Job Functions

  • Monitor Grants Management System (AMPLIFUND)   to track, maintain and organize grant documents and data including contract period, award amount, CFDA number, reporting requirements, etc…
  • Serve as a liaison with Regions and Chapters to ensure government grant reporting and audit requirements are met
  • Maintain assigned Project Codes in the general ledger system
  • Review grantee progress and financial reports and identify discrepancies
  • Review support documentation for time and effort tracking
  • Support Government Grants Manager with administrator tasks related to compliance
  • Performs other essential tasks and duties required to support the Government Grant Manager, Finance department, and Chapters as needed

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Three years related work experience including knowledge of OMB Uniform Guidance and government grant programs
  • Skilled user of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Experienced and comfortable working with numbers and in databases
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Strong document management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well independently and with a team
  • Excellent time management skills, aptitude for proper task prioritization, and a results-oriented work process
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters with tact and discretion
  • Professional demeanor, integrity, tact, and good judgment
  • Dependability

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Send resume to:
Alzheimer's Association, Home Office
225 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60601

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.




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