• Employment Opportunities

    Grants Development Manager

    Cardiovascular diseases are the number one cause of death in the United States and around the world. The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) is the primary professional association for invasive and interventional cardiologists and the leading provider of specialized educational opportunities on cardiovascular disease and treatment. In this newly created position as Grants Development Manager, you will play a key role in helping us keep up with ever-evolving advances in interventional therapies and the ability to educate our members.

    Supporting the VP of Education, Publications & Quality and the VP of Industry & Global Partnerships, you will help identify and evaluate opportunities for new products and educational programming and will improve and manage our process for developing and tracking our grant submissions. Working with our members and corporate funders, it will be your role to turn ideas into written grant requests. Engaging members as appropriate for subject matter expertise, you will draft needs assessments, outline project goals, evaluate strategies to measure results, draft budgets, and determine the return on investment for SCAI and other stakeholders.

    We have enjoyed year-over-year success in grants and expect to grow exponentially with an increased focus on grants management. We want you to bring fresh eyes to our process, suggest improvements to modernize our templates, and help us grow to the next level.


    Organization Overview

    SCAI has experienced tremendous growth over the past 10 years and today represents more than 5,200 members across 80 countries. Interventional cardiology is a tremendously interesting, important, and constantly changing field where you will be working with world premiere experts. SCAI transforms life-saving innovation into life-saving action by providing cutting-edge, high-quality education for interventionalists and their teams.

    In the United States, about 40,000 newborns are born with congenital heart defects every year. More than 2 million infants, children, adolescents, and adults are living with congenital heart defects. There are approximately 3 million cardiovascular interventions performed annually in individuals of all ages. Our mission is to lead the global interventional cardiovascular community through education, advocacy, research, and quality patient care. Focus areas for SCAI include establishing standards and guidelines for all aspects of cardiac catheterization and angiography, training, credentialing, safety, and quality assurance for cardiovascular procedures.



    • Attend external calls with industry partners.
    • Conduct research for grants submissions.
    • Provide market and needs assessment research.
    • Draft grant proposals and budgets.
    • Draft curricula and learning objectives.
    • Lead capabilities presentations with funders.
    • Follow up on all grant submissions and track necessary metrics after implementation.
    • Ensure efficient and timely development of the proposals, programs, and associated derivative products.
    • Improve existing grants templates and processes to streamline workflows and improve quality.



    • Experience in a medical, clinical, or scientific organization; proficiency in understanding scientific content. Content production or research in the medical space is a plus.
    • Experience engaging in member discussions around new programs. Comfortable participating in discussions with funders and other stakeholders.
    • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously and working with a team to set and enforce deadlines, track outcomes, and ensure on-time delivery every time.
    • Impeccable writing skills; ability to synthesize complex scientific information.
    • Experience conducting research for relevant project outcomes, such as citing previous examples of similar projects and other sources.



    • Exceptional communicator. Your writing skills are impeccable. You deliver complex information to a variety of audiences in a credible and presentable way. You are articulate and persuasive and communicate in the manner most fitting for the audience.
    • Collaborative. You have a collaborative and inclusive work style; you are comfortable sharing both information and credit. You share information, coordinate effectively, and execute your responsibilities while working across teams.
    • Detail-oriented. Your impeccable work style sets the standard. You are meticulously attentive to details, get it right the first time, and accurately track all the moving parts.
    • Great listener. You are effective at actively listening to others to understand their needs. You confidently engage at all levels and across multiple stakeholder groups and are known for your poise, tact, and diplomacy.
    • Mission-driven. You are committed to providing the highest level of service to internal and external stakeholders while remaining aligned to the organization's mission. You are clear, tactful, diplomatic, and realistic about what’s possible.
    • Problem solver. You have excellent critical thinking skills, dive into the details, and know when and what questions to ask. You manage changing priorities without difficulty and get the job done. You do whatever it takes.
    • Project manager. You know how to schedule multiple projects. You effectively juggle multiple tasks, optimize resources, and manage timelines. You seek out relevant information, decide the appropriate steps, and facilitate to get the desired results.
    • Organized. You bring order to competing priorities and keep things clear, concise, and running smoothly. You efficiently track the necessary details and effectively disseminate information. You enjoy keeping multiple balls in the air as you drive a clear process.
    • Quick study. You are hands-on, you ask questions, and you come up to speed quickly. You establish credibility easily and are quickly seen as the go-to person.


    What’s Attractive to the Right Candidate?

    • This is a highly visible, high-value position with enormous potential to impact SCAI’s growth.
    • SCAI is an exciting and busy environment where you will learn and grow your career.
    • Our staff are smart, collaborative, energetic, hard-working people who are committed to their work and delivering a solid work product.
    • You will work with a committed and caring volunteer base of cardiologists who enjoy getting into the details.
    • SCAI offices are in the heart of D.C. with access to train and metro.
    • We offer highly competitive compensation and benefits.


    To Apply

    Simply email your resume to Ellen Greenwood at resumes@staffingadvisors.com with “SCAI – Grants Development Manager #2019-2551 CW” as the subject of the email. Please include your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to the email and paste your cover letter in the body of your email.

    Please note: Our practice is to not disclose the salary ranges our clients would consider. Any salary information included in this posting was estimated without our input.

    Staffing Advisors has been engaged to find the right candidate and is committed to helping create a diverse work environment for our client. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. This position may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history.