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Date Posted: 2/1/2017
Contact Person: Dr. Marc W. Davis
City: Lakewood, CO
Phone 303-981-5476
Email: docdavisgabh@gmail.com
Web Site: gabhvets.com
Job Type: Practice for Sale

I am a 1986 KSU graduate that is ready to farm full time.
My longstanding fully equipped Veterinary hospital in Lakewood, CO is for lease/sale.
Clients and patients are already here.
Contact Marc W. Davis D.V.M. Via email docdavisgabh@gmail.com or telephone 303-981-5476.
You may see the hospital at gabhvets.com.

Date Posted: 1/27/2017
Contact Person: Lisa Whipple
Practice Name: Morris Animal Foundation
City: Denver, CO
Email: lwhipple@morrisanimalfoundation.org

POSITION TITLE:  
    Grants Administrator
DEPARTMENT:     
    Scientific Programs
REPORTS TO:           Director of External Research, Scientific Programs  
                                                                
OVERALL SUMMARY:  The Grants Administrator is an integral member of the Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) Scientific Programs team.  This position coordinates all steps of the application, award, and management process for the “Healthy Animals Program” and donor or MAF initiated grants.  This involves creating and distributing grant announcements, processing submissions, coordinating internal and external review, applicant and recipient communication and execution of study award.  The, Grants Administrator tracks relevant study approvals (e.g., IACUC), manages study change requests, payments, tracks reporting requirements, and maintains complete and accurate records and status for all studies in the portfolio. This position serves as the MAF contact for volunteer scientific advisors, principal investigators, and administrative offices at applicant and recipient institutions.  The Grants Administrator works closely with the Director of External Research to identify items in need of internal and/or external scientific review and strives to build and maintain excellent processes for all steps in the grant application and management process.  Additionally, this position provides extensive facilitation and administrative support for on and off-site grant review meetings.  Travel up to four days in a row and up to four times per year is required.  

SPECIFIC POSITION TASKS:
•    Under the direction of the Director of External Research, manage portfolio of grant applications and current studies  
o   Coordinate creation and distribution of RFP calls for new grant applications
o   Coordinate internal and external review of pending grant applications
o   Execute award and contracting of new grants
o    Track receipt and processing of current study progress and final reports
o    Process study change requests, schedule payment, and identify any issues requiring internal or external review  o    Communicate information about the grant process or content effectively to internal audiences specifically the Scientific Programs team and MAF departments as needed  

•    Provide facilitation, administrative and logistical support at on and off-site grant review meetings
o   Coordinate necessary materials (printed and electronic) for meeting, including agendas, score
      sheets, and study lists
o    Manage scoring software and grant scoring during the meeting
o    Support MAF executive and management staff in hosting meeting attendees, specifically the scientific advisory boards. Represent MAF professionally to the scientific advisory board, MAF trustees, and Foundation guests.
•    Assist with inquiries from prospective investigators, current investigators, and general public about studies.  

•    Communicate effectively and professionally with a variety of stakeholders including scientists, offices of accounting and sponsored programs, and donors (in coordination with colleagues in the development department)

•     Serve as liaison with institutional contracting and accounting offices to resolve any issues around current or pending grant awards

•    Provide administrative support for department as needed and/or directed by Chief Scientific Officer and Director of External Research

•    Assist other members of the Department, as needed, to manage the overall granting processes in an efficient and effective manner

•    Serve as department administrative support backup

•    Serve as backup GIFTS Database manager

•    Adhere to all foundation policies and procedures and encourage others to do the same.
  POSITION ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
•    College degree (BS/BA) or equivalent experience
•    Outstanding organizational skills
•    Excellent written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills.
•    Ability to work independently and as a team member
•    Ability to represent MAF to outside audiences in a professional and competent manner
•    Advanced computer skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and previous database experience
•    Must be able to lift, carry, push or pull various pieces of equipment to meetings, which may require the ability to lift heavy and awkward objects, up to 25 lbs.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
•    College degree in science-related field
•    Experience working for a grant-making foundation
•    Project management experience
•    Experience working with MicroEdge GIFTS database
    
POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:
Full time, exempt, non-supervisory position  

HOW TO APPLY:
Please email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements in a word document or pdf format, labeled with your complete name to Lisa Whipple at lwhipple@morrisanimalfoundation.org. Please list “Grants Administrator” in the subject line of your email. Incomplete and/or inaccurate applications will not be considered. The position will close on March 1.