For three decades, RhPAP – Alberta’s Rural Health Professions Action Plan has supported the efforts of rural Albertans to maintain an accessible health workforce close to home. RhPAP is steadfast in its commitment to ensure rural Alberta communities have a health workforce that delivers the services they need to thrive. We recognize our staff, who span the province, are the backbone of this commitment. By harnessing our collective passion, energy, and expertise, we embody a culture code dedicated to fostering collaborative relationships, embracing an inventive mindset, going the extra mile, and loving the work we do.
RhPAP is currently recruiting for a full-time Grants Associate. This position is a one-year contract with the potential opportunity for extension or transition to permanent employment. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Strategy and Stakeholders, the Grants Associate participates in the development and delivery of RhPAP’s granting activities. The core responsibility of the position is the ongoing operation and day-to-day management of continuing medical education grants and specialty funding programs with a return-in-service component. The position works with the Strategy and Stakeholders team to deliver granting streams to address emerging and ongoing needs in rural health care that match RhPAP’s priorities and strategic plan.
· Relevant post-secondary degree with a minimum of three years’ experience.
· Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other team members from other areas of expertise within the organization.
· Strong research skills, including the ability to use diverse sources to identify medical education information, trends, assess needs and evaluate content and relativity.
· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
· Meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy is critical.
· Demonstrated planning, problem-solving, project and time management skills.
· Experience with web-based grant management or other CRM systems preferred.
· Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.
· Ability to build and sustain positive, mutually supportive relationships internally and externally.
The successful candidate must have the ability to travel throughout the province, possess a valid driver’s license, and have access to a reliable vehicle. The ability to work flexible hours, as evening and weekend work may be required, is a must.
This position is open to candidates living in Alberta, including those working from a home-based office in rural Alberta.
To apply in complete confidence, please email a cover letter and resume as one PDF to email@example.com with the subject “Grants Associate” by 4:00 PM MST September 25, 2023:
We will consider applications on a rolling basis and may not wait until the application deadline to interview suitable candidates and extend offers, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. No calls please.
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week
Note: Satisfactory background screening is required for this position, which includes a Criminal Record Check/Police Information Check.