Benefits include holidays, generous PTO, medical insurance and 401k employer match.
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 $2.5 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 including, but not limited to, the DF Clinical Symposia, Dermatology Focus, DF E-News and other ad hoc projects.
This position qualifies for a hybrid work environment.
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
Assists the DED in ensuring the new DF system meets the needs of the RAP program
Assists the DED in the delivery of key educational programs and communications
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 a plus
Excellent writing, proofreading and communication skills are essential
Exceptional technology skills including 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 rising young investigators and working to advance the science.
The DF has awarded more than 2,440 research awards, investing over $80 million in dermatologic research with donations from our members, supporters, and friends.
This investment in research has been matched with cutting-edge education, making sure dermatologists have what they need to advance care for patients today — and tomorrow.