Manager, Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery - Georgetown University Medical Center

Washington D.C.
Feb 17, 2017
Apr 13, 2017
Full Time
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Manager, Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery - Georgetown University Medical Center

The Manager for the Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery (CBPR) administers operational and financial activities and provides project management and administrative support to the Center's Director in duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Plans, coordinates, and facilitates new research grant activities, including identification of funding sources, independent grant writing, pre-award preparations, and reviewing proposals.
  • Handles the financial management of a large number of existing grants and funding sources - to include ensuring proposals and renewals are submitted in a timely fashion, and serving as a liaison with other medical center and university offices when applicable.
  • Organizes donor events, small conferences, and lectures - to include inviting guests and attendees, managing conferences and workshops, general event preparation, and the organization of lab tours for visitors.
  • Directs the Center's project management and administrative support - for example, assistance with contract preparation, travel arrangements, coordinating projects, promoting Center activities, facilitating and tracking center budget, report preparation, monthly reconciliation of expenses, processing reimbursements, procuring supplies and services, processing reimbursements, and conducting general cost oversight. 
  • Hires and supervises administrative staff, including administrative assistant, bookkeeper, and student employees.


  • Bachelor's degree - Master's preferred
  • 7 years of administrative experience with Bachelor's degree or 5 years of experience with Master's degree - preference for 2-3 years of experience in an academic, medical center, or governmental setting
  • Strong project management, financial tracking, grant administration, and fundraising skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with little supervision and highly organized with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong computer and writing skills  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Preference for knowledge of cognitive neuroscience

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