Grants Manager (Contact Tracing)

MCDPH - Augusta, ME

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Grants Manager (Contact Tracing)

Do you have a passion for public health in Maine? Medical Care Development, Inc. (MCD), a non-profit, public health services organization, is accepting applications for a public health professional to join our team and serve as a Grants Manager working with the State of Maine CDC Contact Tracing Program (The Department). This position will provide grant coordination services through Grant Management for Contact Tracing Program. This full-time 40-hour per week position will be housed at the Maine CDC office in Augusta. This is a one-year grant-funded project. This position is eligible for MCD’s benefit package.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ensuring all federal grant requirements are timely met.
  • Entering required data into federal REDCap system.
  • Coordinating routine meetings of the governance team.
  • Participating in federal grant calls and meetings.
  • Coordinating grant writing and performance metrics.
  • Ensuring grants are reviewed prior to submission.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:


A Master’s degree in Public Health or management and two (2) years professional experience or a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health or related field and four (4) years of professional experience. U.S. CDC grant writing or grant management experience is preferred, but not required. 

  • Ability to exercise good judgment within a context of competing priorities, agendas, and partner sensitivities.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to work independently, from office or in the community.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - communication, networking, group facilitation.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and responsibilities, and have a sense of urgency with deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills: ability to listen well, write, and speak effectively.

Location: Augusta, Maine

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

Medical Care Development, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Organization

Posted On: Monday, January 4, 2021

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