The NNSA Minority Serving Institution Partnership Program (MSIPP), funded via NA-113 (within the NA-11 Office of Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation) and managed by NA-MB-40, has a need for a full-time Program Analyst/Grants Administration Support. This individual will support the NNSA Federal Program Manager (FPM) with their management of the MSIPP and related activities, including grants to Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), NNSA laboratory and plant programs. This is a mid-level position (i.e., 5-7 years relevant experience).
In this position, the Program Analyst/Grants Administration Support will be responsible for assisting the NNSA FPM and/or their Federal staff with a broad range of programmatic planning and support services, with an emphasis on supporting the MSIPP’s grants administration activities. These services will include, but not be limited to the following:
Routine communications and outreach amongst Program participants and within NNSA;
Identifying opportunities for improving existing business processes;
Supporting the MSIPP grants evaluation process and maintaining appropriate metrics and consortia reporting; and
Strategic planning and execution to include planning for future funding calls, and assistance with affiliated grant program activities.
The Program Analyst/Grants Administration Support will also support the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) competitive process to include assistance with FOA development, merit review logistics and documentation. The MSIPP also has an annual technical meeting that will require support as well as travel to consortium level events throughout the year.
The primary focus of the MSIPP “is to build sustainable pipeline between DOE/NNSA’s sites/labs and MSIs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines and bring a heightened awareness of NNSA and its plants and laboratories to MSIs with a common interest in STEM research fields.” Currently the MSIPP program collaborates with, and manages a grant program, for which the following are eligible to apply: Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) and non-profit institutions servicing HBCUs, HSIs and TCUs.
Preference is for an individual with relevant experience in grant program administration (Federal or State), program management and support, and STEM initiatives. Additional relevant experience includes data and process management. The individual should be innovative, a self-starter, possess the ability to work in a highly dynamic environment, and effectively interact with a broad range of Federal and senior leadership.
This is a full-time contractor-support position located on-site at the NNSA offices in Washington, D.C.; however, currently teleworking.
Occasional travel is required.
Assisting the MSIPP Program Manager with day-to-day activities in program management/administrative activities. This is not an administrative position; however, as this is a small Program Office, Federal and Contractor staff are responsible for providing the necessary services to support the Program operational needs.
Providing program management support for the MSIPP grant competition process and awards.
Maintaining data tracking systems (e.g., Excel/databases) for appropriately monitoring and tracking grant program applications, awardees, etc.
Supporting the MSIPP and the Educational Partnerships Consortium with analyzing data calls, conducting research, developing and analyzing evaluation framework, and assisting on actions that come from the results of data call.
Researching and investigating new or improved business process and helping to implement as appropriate.
Performing a variety of complex, programmatic and technical support services involving data analysis, process analysis, program plan and policy development, and strategy development.
Providing program management support in the preparation, coordination, evaluation, review and analysis of program execution plans and tracking, monitoring, and reporting of program-specific milestones.
Maintaining attention to detail in a multi-project work environment, with potential frequent interruptions, with competing needs requiring clear understanding of prioritization.
Providing regular updates to FPM leadership as required.
Ability to work in a team environment; interacting with a range of federal and contractor staff.
Bachelors Degree and a minimum of 4 years of professional experience, with an emphasis on grants program administration and/or contracts; ideally those focused on developing/building capacity of organizations that educate/train individuals.
Familiarity with business processes.
Demonstrated performance with the Microsoft Office suite with particular emphasis on word processing, presentations, and spreadsheet applications (MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience in developing briefings for senior and executive management required.
Must have the ability to obtain a DOE Q clearance.
Pay Range:Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00
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