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Government Grants Administrative Assistant

Copy Of Alzheimer's Association • Chicago, IL

Posted 14 days ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - At least 3 year(s)
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Not for Profit - Charitable


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Job Description

The Alzheimer's Association is making a difference and so can you!


The Alzheimer's Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. We are the largest private funder of Alzheimer research and the premier source of information and support for the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease and their 15 million families and caregivers.  The Alzheimer's Association was recently recognized as the #1 best large  nonprofit to work for in 2016. We are proud to say that this is the seventh year in a row that we’ve won Non-Profit Times 50 Best Places to Work award! We offer an excellent work environment and career development opportunities, coupled with competitive benefits and pay.


Position Summary:

The Government Grants Administrative Assistant will assist the Government Grants Manager in oversight of the post-award administration of a multi-disciplinary portfolio of government grants, working to enhance and improve grants management processes and increase efficiencies. 

This position will be located in Chicago, IL.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist with government grant reporting and audit requirements 
• Organize and maintain electronic and paper files of grant documents and resources
• Assist with maintaining the grants database
• Maintain assigned Project Codes in the general ledger system
• Review grantee progress and financial reports and identify discrepancies
• Assist in maintaining accurate support documentation for time and effort tracking
• Support Government Grants Manager with administrative tasks related to compliance
• Performs other essential tasks and duties required to support the Government Grant Manager, Finance department, and Chapters as needed

Job Requirements


• Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required
• Three years related work experience and a strong interest in providing high quality administrative support to a professional team
• Skilled user of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
• Experienced and comfortable working with numbers and in databases
• Knowledge of OMB Uniform Guidance and knowledge of government grant programs
• 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


Benefits: Business Casual Work Environment, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off, Direct Deposit, Credit Union, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Referral Bonus Program, 401(k), Tuition Reimbursement, Eldercare Leave and more!

The Alzheimer's Association is an  Equal Opportunity Employer and we'd love to hear from you!

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