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ELC Grant Manager (Covid Response Program)

Are you a public health professional with experience in federal grant management and epidemiology and interested in a rewarding career with our Public Health Division? Then this is the right opportunity for you to join our team. Read on….
MCD is a global public health non-profit organization recognized in the United States and internationally as a leader, innovator, and trusted partner in the design, implementation, and assessment of high quality, enduring programs in public health.

MCD'S VISION
MCD envisions a world in which all people have access to high quality and enduring solutions to improve and maintain their health and well-being.

MCD aspires to be a premier partner of choice and an internationally recognized leader, innovator, and trusted partner in applied, cross-national public health solutions.

MCD'S MISSION
MCD's mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of people worldwide through enduring, high quality, cost-effective and universally accessible public health solutions.

We are looking to bring on board a public health professional to join our team and serve as an ELC Grant Manager to work with the State of Maine CDC Covid Response Program (The Department).

This position will provide: (1) grant coordination services including financial and programmatic support, and (2) grant reporting and documentation as a member of the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Team.
Essential Job Functions:
• Coordinate and participate in ELC grant meetings
• Track grant deliverables and ensure on time reporting to federal CDC
• Monitor progress and ensure staff are meeting necessary timelines
• Identify barriers to progress and work to eliminate them
• Support ELC grant writing and performance measure reporting
• Participate in and contribute to overall Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program planning and evaluation activities.
• Additional duties as reasonably assigned.

The successful candidate will bring solid experience in monitoring/writing grant objectives, and project management. Work is performed under administrative direction.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a diverse team focused on growing our impact in the public health field.

Knowledge, Qualifications and Skills:
Required:
• Bachelor's degree in Public Health, business, management or related fields, and 4 years of relevant experience.
• Communication skills and the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
• Knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Word.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Ability and willingness to travel.
Preferred:
• Master’s Degree in Public Health, business, management, or related field.
• At least two years of relevant work experience

Knowledge of:
• Principles and practices of epidemiology and public health surveillance
• Data collection and management
• Infectious diseases, including risk and transmission
• Medical terminology
• Word processing software, email and internet use, spreadsheets or analysis programs
• Project management
• Finance

Ability to:
• Pay attention to detail
• Organize, disseminate, and report public health information
• Be flexible and reprioritize during the workday
• Work as a team leader and team member
• Communicate with local and federal partners
• Work independently, including being a “self-starter”
• Facilitate groups
• Speak publicly
• Possess an attitude that fosters a respectful, non-threatening workplace environment

Job Type: This full-time, 40-hour per week position will be 8am-5pm. This position will be a hybrid position with at least two days physically onsite in the Augusta Maine CDC office. This is a grant funded position through July 31,2023. This position is eligible for MCD’s benefit package.


Application Requirements
NOTE: All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

MCD requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, unless entitled to a medical or religious exemption. All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfaction of this requirement, and you will be required to show proof that you are fully vaccinated or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. Please do not provide information about whether you are seeking an exemption from the vaccination requirement unless and until you receive a conditional offer of employment from MCD.

Application Requirements
An updated CV and cover letter (including salary expectations) should be sent to: mcdjobs2@mcd.org. Please include title and job reference number MCDPH-280 when submitting an application.
Position will be open until filled.
Medical Care Development, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please reference position MCDPH-280 when submitting your application.