HR & Grant Specialist

Washington, DC
Full time

Job Description:



  • Regular monitoring of grant activities through direct contact and interaction with PI and research staff
  • Schedule and facilitate monthly meetings of PI, TCSES Grants Accounting, and OSP staff to review grant expenditures
  • Monitor compliance with grant/contract terms and conditions and coordinate with PI and appropriate staff to address issues
  • Act as liaison for PI and departmental staff for HR, purchasing, IRB, and other functions
  • Research and correct financial and operating problems and recommend procedural and policy changes to address systemic issues
  • Assist PIs with technical reporting, review technical reports prior to submission, and assist in development of financial reports
  • Remain current and knowledgeable on agency and university procedures and requirements concerning grants management issues.
  • Responsible for initiating kickoff meetings with new Principal Investigators to review details related to new grants.
  • Coordinate and facilitate contact with funders as needed to discuss and resolve financial and operational issues.
  • Respond to inquiries from DC campus personnel regarding HR policies.





  • Bachelors degree (preferably in Accounting, Finance or related field).
  • One year of experience working with grants management in an academic setting or experience working in finance, accounting, or budget management.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment to resolve complex problems.
  • Capable to work autonomously but within a team environment.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Knowledge of policies and regulations governing federal funding and compliance issues.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong organization, interpersonal, and communication skills.


The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Chicago School of Professional Psychology