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Cancer Center Grants and Financial Administrator

Comprehensive Cancer Center St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

February 8, 2022
Cancer Center Grants and Financial Administrator – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Comprehensive Cancer (Memphis, TN)

The Comprehensive Cancer Center at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (SJCCC) is recruiting a Grants and Financial Administrator who will provide comprehensive grant management, financial oversight, and administrative support for the Center’s portfolio of grants and strategic activities including the National Cancer Institute (NCI)-funded Cancer Center Support Grant.  As the only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children, the SJCCC brings together world-class physicians and scientists to work on problems that have the potential to have the greatest impact for children fighting cancer. 

Working in the Office of the Cancer Center Director and Executive Vice President, we believe this is an exciting role for someone who wants to use their grant management and financial expertise to support the SJCCC. In this position, you will have the opportunity to play a vital role in the administration and financial oversight of the Cancer Center Support Grant; be a part of a cohesive and talented Cancer Center Administration team; engage world-renowned scientists, clinicians, and thought leaders; build relationships with department leads and stakeholders throughout the institution; participate in administrative retreats and other strategic planning and idea generating activities; contribute new ideas in an open and engaging environment and continue developing skills for your career goals.

We’re looking for a talented, organized, and driven individual to join our team as we endeavor to make a brighter future for children with cancer across the country and around the globe. In the past five years, St. Jude has ranked one of the “Best Workplaces for Women,” as well as one of the “Best Workplaces for Diversity.” St. Jude is consistently ranked on Glassdoor's “Best Place to Work” list for companies with 1,000 or more employees.


Bachelor’s degree in scientific/health care field, health administration, business administration or related area required. 
Seven (7) years of experience in grant management/research administration that includes experience with Federal (NIH) grants.

Selected Functions

Manage the day-to-day administrative operations, including finance and personnel management, for the Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG).
Provide financial oversight, analysis, and budget planning for the CCSG and Center activities.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to problem-solve and resolve issues
Coordinate the CCSG noncompetitive renewal process.
Develop external funding reports for leadership per NCI guidelines and other reports required for decision-making.

COVID-19 vaccine:

·         As of September 10, 2021, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious accommodation, as a condition of employment. 

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