The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is looking for a DEI and Grants Program Manager to assist in the fostering of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive membership and profession and work to leverage public and private funding opportunities through proposal writing, grants tracking and reporting, and sub award management. We are looking for an independent, creative, and detailed person for this role.
Assist with the planning and execution of inclusion of DEI programs, including webinars, mentorship programs, and Awards and Honors
Partner with Director of DEI to coordinate ongoing D&I Committee Meetings
Work with internal communications to develop a voice and communication strategy for stakeholders who are underrepresented in STEM and entomology
Track DEI metrics
Assist with the design and implementation of intentional educational programming to raise awareness and competency of stakeholders
Maintain DEI webpage
Research various types of grants available and the criteria to qualify for each
Compile necessary information for the application process through collaboration with other employees, database research, and other factfinding actions and meetings
Coordinate the submission of grant applications according to application requirements
Monitor and evaluate grant funded programs and projects
Develop and maintain master files on grants and paperwork connected to programs funded by grants
Develop grant-related programs as assigned
Track grant related expenses
What we're looking for
Demonstrated desire and ability to create diverse, inclusive and equitable professional or academic communities
Strong project management skills, including organization and attention to detail
Strong written and verbal communication skills; a knack for simplifying complex concepts and telling the greater story.
Thorough understanding federal funding sources and the ability to locate potential sources for funding
Thorough understanding of grant writing, funding policies, and relevant procedures.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to interpret financial data and prepare budgets and financial grant reports
Ten to fifteen percent work-related travel
This is a full-time position (40 hours/week). ESA is headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, but the position is open to US-based remote applicants.
Candidates may be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.
To apply, please provide a resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position and why your skills, knowledge, and/or experience make you a good fit. The resume and cover letter may be emailed to Stacie East (firstname.lastname@example.org).
ESA acknowledges and values all dimensions of diversity and actively promotes inclusion, recruitment, and retention in every aspect of the society. We encourage applications from individuals who are interested in the position regardless of age, gender, gender identity, race, color, cultural background, ancestry or national origin, religion, physical ability, sexual orientation, marital status, or other characteristics that make people unique.
The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is a nonprofit organization that serves the scientific and professional needs of entomologists and scientists in related disciplines throughout the world. We are a small staff of 18 people, and our core values include inclusiveness, collaboration, experimentation, accountability, and customer service. ESA prioritizes the well-being of its staff, as exemplified through generous benefits and an emphasis on professional development.