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Stacy Philipson Grenis, CEO

sphilipson@scgcorp.com

Susie Warner, MPH, CMP, Vice President

swarner@scgcorp.com

Mike Bykowski, Vice President

mbykowski@scgcorp.com

The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc.
656 Quince Orchard Road, Suite 210
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878-1409
Phone: 301-670-4990
Fax: 301-670-3815

Open Positions

For all positions, candidates should send resumes to recruitment@scgcorp.com.

The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc. in Gaithersburg, MD specializes in communicating scientific information to improve the quality of our lives and the environment in which we live. We adhere to seemingly simple principles—we listen to our clients’ needs, develop creative approaches to meet those needs, and implement our strategies cost effectively with unsurpassed passion and dedication to excellence.

SCG is seeking a 508 Compliance Associate to create and remediate documents and web materials to be compliant with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (1998 amendment). Responsibilities include remediating Adobe PDF and Microsoft Office documents and reviewing web pages for accessibility. Candidates must possess strong time management skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

General Responsibilities:

  • Remediation and review of Adobe PDF and Microsoft Office documents for compliance with HHS Section 508 standards and WCAG 2.0 AA.
  • Using software and tools including Adobe Acrobat, PDF Accessibility Checker, Colour Contrast Analyser, JAWS, and NVDA.
  • Validating web pages for compliance with HHS Section 508 standards and WCAG 2.0 and remediating issues in HTML.
  • Documenting accessibility failures and providing solutions for developers.
  • Creating metadata and alternative text for documents and multimedia products.
  • Assessing multimedia products and videos for 508 compliance.
  • Creating captions for YouTube videos. Working well with others and handling day-to-day situations with an acceptable, reasonable approach.
  • Ability to multi-task and be self-motivated and self-guided.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of best practices and industry trends in accessibility, including the PDF/UA standard.
  • Competency in essential software and related hardware. Specifically, JAWS, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Creative Cloud – particularly InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat DC.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of HHS Section 508 standards and WCAG 2.0 AA, and the 2018 HHS 508 Refreshed Standards.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of 508 compliance as it relates to social media.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree in website development or a related field of study, or the equivalent education and a minimum of 2 years of related experience.

Interested candidate should submit resume and cover letter.

SCG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 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, or veteran status.

Consulting firm in Gaithersburg, MD seeks a Health Communication/Public Inquiry Response Specialist to be based on-site our client facility located in Rockville, MD.

The Health Communication/Public Inquiry Response Specialist is responsible for responding to inquiries from members of the public, health professionals, and researchers through email, standard mail, telephone, fax, and social media channels. This role will include using appropriate health information and National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) research resources to develop accurate responses to public inquiries and provide referrals to approved health resources and/or other offices and government agencies. The position of Health Communication/Public Inquiry Response Specialist involves quick-turnaround knowledge acquisition about the NIH, including NIAID and its biomedical research program, as well as direct interactions with the public and client.

Responsibilities

  • Respond quickly to written (email, standard mail, fax, and social media) and telephone inquiries from members of the public, including health professionals, scientists, researchers, patients and family members, and students in a timely, accurate, and articulate manner.
  • Use appropriate NIH/NIAID research and other scientific and health information resources to analyze and accurately respond to inquiries on health topics relevant to the NIH, including NIAID, it’s research portfolio and related activities.
  • Develop appropriate, analytic, and accurate written and oral responses to communicate scientific and health information to the public.
  • Stay abreast of NIAID, NIH, and other HHS news releases, research topics and findings, and health information relevant to the Institute and other HHS entities.
  • Work independently, collaboratively, and effectively to produce high-quality responses to inquiries to NIAID that are up-to-date and responsive to the question.
  • Learn, test, use, and manage the customer relationship management system (CRM) and call center phone system.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, and other reports for SCG and the Institute.
  • Collaborate with Institute staff, including but not limited to, public inquiries and media staff, IT staff, and subject matter experts; participate and propose solutions/troubleshoot in team meetings.
  • Collaborate with SCG team members and participate in regularly scheduled meetings.
  • Identify staff training needs; help to develop and implement training and mentoring programs to address those needs.
  • Help develop and/or update inquiry response training materials and policy and procedures manuals.
  • Identify potential areas to improve inquiry response processes as needed.

Education

  • Master’s degree or demonstrated experience in health science, public health, health communications, or health policy fields.

Qualifications

  • Familiarity with health topics and research related to infectious diseases, immunologic, and/or allergic diseases preferred.
  • Familiarity with NIH and NIAID’s research portfolio a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to perform complex searches for health information on the Internet, assess the relevance of the results, and translate relevant findings to the public.
  • Knowledge of Government health information resources; familiarity with PubMed, clinicaltrials.gov, and other health resources preferred.
  • Experience in responding to inquiries from members of the public and other entities by telephone and through written/email communication preferred.
  • Ability to work in software systems, such as Microsoft CRM, and call center telephone systems, such as Clarity Connect.
  • Familiarity with the Congressional inquiry response and/or controlled correspondence process a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team to complete tasks.

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter.

SCG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 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, or veteran status.

Consulting firm in Gaithersburg, MD seeks a Health Science Policy Analyst to be based on-site our client facility located in Bethesda, MD.

Background

Established in 2015, the Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) was created in recognition of the importance of ensuring meaningful input from and collaboration with Tribal Nations on NIH policies, programs, and priorities. Located within the Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI) in the Office of the Director (OD), NIH, THRO serves as the central point of contact for Indian Tribes at the NIH. Its core functions include:

  • coordinating tribal health research-related activities across NIH
  • serving as a liaison to and NIH representative on tribal health related committees and working groups
  • coordinating and supporting the NIH Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC)
  • collaborating with NIH Institutes and Centers on the development of reports on tribal health topics
  • managing information dissemination related to tribal health research coordination
  • convening trans-NIH committees, workshops, meetings, and other activities related to tribal health research and scientific priorities
  • coordinating with NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs) to leverage resources or develop initiatives to support tribal health research
  • convening at least one Tribal Consultation session a year

Additional details about THRO and its activities can be found at: https://dpcpsi.nih.gov/thro

Objective

THRO seeks a Health Science Policy Analyst (HSPA) who would serve a key role in providing support to the office’s tribal health research initiatives across the NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs) and the Office of the Director. Initiatives frequently relate to a broad range of health research issues with the potential for far-reaching Tribal interest. The incumbent provides support for: data analysis and reports; information dissemination; communications activities; and research training and career development efforts.

Tasks

Independently, and not as an agent of the government, furnish all the necessary services, qualified personnel, material, and facilities not otherwise provided by the Government, as needed to perform the specific tasks delineated below. The contractor must also independently perform all work and furnish all labor, materials, supplies, equipment, and services (except as otherwise specified in the contract).

Task 3.1: Data Analysis and Reports

  • Identify NIH and other data sources and perform data queries, literature reviews, developing or otherwise finding data needed to prepare reports to be submitted by the THRO.
  • Support Health Science Policy Analysts in tasks related to completion of FY2021 AI/AN research portfolio.
  • Extract data from various NIH systems and analyze data for accuracy ensuring the data are pertinent to reporting requirements.
  • Develop and utilize quality assurance methods to ensure data is complete, accurate, and pertinent to the task; take steps to reconcile data integrity concerns.
  • Drafting reports based on data analysis, feedback, and Division/OD/NIH/HHS practices.

Task 3.2: Information Dissemination

  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations for a wide range of audiences on NIH AI/AN research and career development activities.
  • Draft weekly reports on NIH activities regarding Tribes and COVID-19 for reporting to IEA/HHS.
  • Participate in online HHS Regional Tribal Consultations and draft summaries of discussions bringing to leadership’s attention issues related to NIH, research, and COVID-19.
  • Draft agendas and summaries for monthly THRO Coordinating Committee (CC) meetings; coordinate and draft written background materials and develop slides to share with THRO CC.
  • Based on knowledge of AI/AN communities, culture and diversity, draft fact sheets and education materials for NIH ICs to use to engage Tribes in a culturally appropriate and respectful manner.
  • Proofread written documents on scientific, technical, and policy issues and translate technical and scientific subject matter into clear and concise text.
  • Ensure that written content is written in plain language, accessible to a lay audience, and free of bureaucratic or overly dense language.

Task 3.3: Support for Communications Activities

  • Support communications staff by developing and editing content for print publications, online channels, community engagements, Tribal Consultations, and Tribal Advisory Committee meetings.
  • Prepare all written materials in a culturally appropriate and respectful manner consistent with best-practice communication strategies.
  • Support Communications staff by developing culturally appropriate materials about NIH research, clinical trials, and funding opportunities to disseminate to Tribal Nations via social media and other avenues.
  • Research and develop a variety of materials as background information to be used in preparing written and oral communication documents for staff.

Task 3.4: Training Activities

  • Collaborate with Health Science Policy Analysts to coordinate summer training activities for AI/AN students.
  • Support THRO efforts to develop ongoing initiatives with Tribal Colleges and Universities ( TCUs) and the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), including efforts focused on encouraging AI/AN students to enter STEM fields, and the development of bioinformatics training
  • Draft outreach communication to inform summer students of events or activities.
  • Create AI/AN summer student directory and online resources for students.

DELIVERABLES. Upon request, the contractor shall provide documentation evidence of any and/or all work product, including, but not limited to, the following tasks:

  • Work products and documents related to identifying NIH and other data sources and perform data queries, literature reviews, developing or otherwise finding data needed to prepare reports to be submitted by the THRO.
  • Work products and documents related to supporting the Health Science Policy Analysts in tasks related to completion of 2021 AI/AN research portfolio.
  • Work products and documents related to extracting data from various NIH systems and analyze data for accuracy ensuring the data are pertinent to reporting requirements; develop and utilize quality assurance methods to ensure data is complete, accurate, and pertinent to the task; take steps to reconcile data integrity concerns.
  • Work products and documents related to drafting reports based on data analysis, feedback, and Division/OD/NIH/HHS practices.
  • Work products and documents related to preparing PowerPoint presentations for a wide range of audiences on NIH AI/AN research and career development activities.
  • Work products and documents related to drafting weekly reports on NIH activities regarding Tribes and COVID-19 for reporting to IEA/HHS; participate in online HHS Regional Tribal Consultations and draft summaries of discussions bringing to leadership’s attention issues related to research and COVID-19.
  • Work products and documents related to drafting agendas and summaries for monthly THRO Coordinating Committee (CC) meetings; coordinate and draft written background materials and develop slides to share with THRO CC; draft fact sheets and education materials for NIH ICs to use to engage Tribes in a culturally appropriate and respectful manner.
  • Work products and documents related to proofreading written documents on scientific, technical, and policy issues and translate technical and scientific subject matter into clear and concise text; ensure that written content is written in plain language, accessible to a lay audience, and free of bureaucratic or overly dense language.
  • Work products and documents related to supporting communications staff by developing and editing content for print publications, online channels, community engagements, Tribal Consultations, and Tribal Advisory Committee meetings.
  • Work products and documents related to preparing all written materials in a culturally appropriate and respectful manner consistent with best-practice communication strategies.
  • Work products and documents related to researching and developing a variety of materials as background information to be used in preparing written and oral communication documents for staff.
  • Work products and documents related to collaborating with Health Science Policy Analysts to coordinate summer training activities for AI/AN students.
  • Work products and documents related to drafting outreach communication to inform summer students of events or activities; create AI/AN summer student directory and online resources for students.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSE, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER EXPERTISE REQUIRED. The contractor must have:

  • 4+ years demonstrated experience and thorough expertise in AI/AN culture, communications, and traditions. Experience can be gained through personal, professional, or educational pursuits.
  • Master’s degree in a science related field; three (3) years of specialized experience plus a bachelor’s degree is equivalent to a master’s degree.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a related field.
  • Knowledge of NIH policies, procedures, and policies.
  • Broad knowledge of biomedical research areas to be able to conduct literature searches, to gather new information, identify topics, write, and edit in depth technical documents and documents for the lay public.
  • Excellent judgment in interpreting findings, analyzing data and other gathered information, verifying facts, and drawing conclusions.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and image processing software (Photoshop).
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and style.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team member.
  • Experience working with underrepresented communities preferred but not required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a NACI level 1 clearance

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter.

SCG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 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, or veteran status.

Consulting firm in Gaithersburg, MD, has a full-time position available for an experienced, detail-oriented panel coordinator with excellent organizational skills, document management experience, and experience with HIV content. At least 10 years of professional experience needed; M.S. degree preferred.

Tasks include: Working with a team of Panel Coordinators to support two or more clinical guidelines panels responsible for maintaining and updating guidelines documents for the clinical management of people with HIV. Managing and tracking the guidelines update process, which includes multiple review and revision cycles and consulting with panel leadership, guidelines writers and editors, and other technical staff. Providing schedule management, reference management, document version control, and link management. Developing a relationship with the client that inspires trust and confidence. Working with cross-functional teams to ensure timely, seamless publication of the guidelines. Providing logistical support for panel meetings, rosters, and other activities and communicating meeting proceedings, actions items, and reports to panel members. Participating in calls/virtual meetings/in-person meetings as needed. Managing large bibliographic databases and running literature searches as requested by panel members. Developing and maintaining a system to track, manage, and store guidelines-related documents.

Interested candidate should submit a resume and cover letter to recruitment@scgcorp.com.

SCG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 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, or veteran status.

Job Description

Consulting firm in Gaithersburg, MD seeks a Management Analyst. Position will be based at our client site in Rockville, MD

Background

This position is located in the Office of Strategic Coordination (OSC), Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI), Office of the Director (OD), National Institutes of Health (NIH). OSC is responsible for the oversight of the NIH Common Fund.

Employee serves as a management and program analyst responsible for planning, analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of the operating programs. The employee utilizes a high degree of qualitative and quantitative analytical skills in analyzing, evaluating, and improving the efficiency of internal administrative operations, organizations, or management and the effectiveness of line or operating programs.

Description of Requirement

The government requires ongoing support to analyze and measure the effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of organizational programs and improve the efficiency of internal administrative operations, organizations, and/or management. No work will involve decision-making or other tasks considered inherently governmental.

Tasks

  • Operations Analyses: Involves direct participation in calls/meetings with OSC staff, ICO staff, extramural researchers, and DPCPSI and OD leadership to develop, coordinate, and implement performance measures to evaluate productivity for the assigned scientific programs and OSC activities; this includes analyzing budget/financial data to identify issues and make recommendations for improvement by adapting existing analytical methods and techniques to specific issues and developing new approaches to resolve complex productivity problems and issues. The ability to formulate and execute action plans in response to business and management problems or initiatives, directives, regulations, legislation or any other areas requiring action or response as well as extrapolate from existing methods and procedures to future requirements in developing timely and executable plans of action for assigned areas is an asset.
  • Program Evaluation: Based on discussions with the OSC Operations Team Leader, OSC staff, ICO staff, extramural researchers, establishes study methods and techniques to be utilized in complex studies and audits; this includes analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of complex administrative and program operations in meeting goals and objectives, and developing modifications, revisions, and implementing procedures to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of administrative and program operations for assigned scientific programs and OSC activities. The ability to interpret findings resulting from studies and recommend work method or procedural changes, systems variations, and acceptance of new technology developments is an asset.
  • Organizational Support: Provide higher management with reports, evaluated information, budgetary proposals and similar products necessary for effective direction of program operations; this includes recommending strategies to improve program implementations and evaluations, advising management of unique conditions and issues which affect administrative functions and program activities, and providing guidance on interpretation and implementation of new and revised legislation, policies, regulations and procedures. The ability to research complex ongoing and projected programmatic activities and reviewing information, reconciling conflicting data, and devising new and modified methods to analyze findings is an asset.
  • Participation in Calls/Discussions: Participate in frequent/regular calls with the OSC Operations team, OSC staff, ICO staff, extramural researchers as well as NIH grants, contracts and administrative staff towards accomplishing the aforementioned tasks.

Deliverables and Timelines

Given the complex nature of overseeing financial and operational activities for assigned scientific programs and OSC activities, deliverables and timelines will be specified at the time of assignment and in consultation with the OSC Operations Team Leader and/or OSC Program Leader(s) and Working Group Coordinator(s) for assigned programs.

This includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Work products and documents related to supporting the Operations Team and/or Working Group(s) in identifying financial and/or operational issues and evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of program operations and administrative support functions (i.e., internal activities or functions such as supply, budget, procurement, or personnel which serve to facilitate line or program operations).
  • Work products and documents related to preparing reports and presentations for a wide range of audiences on assigned scientific programs and OSC activities; achieved by leveraging database software and/or applications, retrieving data and preparing correspondence and reports.
  • Work products and documents related to participating in Operations Team and Working Group meetings and draft summaries of discussions bringing to the OSC Operations Team Leader and/or OSC Program Leader and Working Group Coordinator’s attention issues related to assigned scientific programs and OSC activities (e.g., controversial findings, issues, or problems with widespread impact).
  • Work products and documents related to planning, scheduling and conducting projects and studies to evaluate and recommend ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of work operations for assigned scientific programs and OSC activities; achieved by identifying the work to be done, the scope of the project, estimated costs and deadlines for its completion.
  • Work products and documents related to researching and understanding pertinent laws, regulations, policies and precedents which affect the use of program and related support resources (e.g., people, money, or equipment).
  • Work products and documents related to adapting analytical techniques and evaluation criteria to the measurement and improvement of program effectiveness and/or organizational productivity (e.g., cost reduction, improved effectiveness and efficiency, better workload distribution, or implementation of new work methods).
  • Work products related to developing new or modified work methods, organizational structures, records and files, management processes, staffing patterns, procedures for administering program services, guidelines and procedures, and automating work processes for the conduct of administrative support functions or program operations.
  • Work products related to analyzing and making recommendations concerning the centralization or decentralization of operations; achieved by drafting reports based on data analysis, feedback, and OSC/DPCPSI/OD/NIH/HHS practices.
  • Work products and documents related to identifying and resolving major issues, program goals and objectives, work processes, and administrative operations of the assigned scientific programs and OSC activities.
  • Work products and documents related to setting up, organizing, and maintaining files and records.
  • Work products and documents related to preparing written materials in a culturally appropriate and respectful manner consistent with best-practice communication strategies as part of preparing written and oral communication documents for staff.

The Management Analyst would have the following expertise:

A Bachelor’s degree (BS/BA) in a business-related field (e.g., accounting, business administration, finance, health services management, or management) or a biomedical field. Experience with the HHS Policy on Promoting Efficient Spending, NIH Efficient Spending Policy, NIH Policy Manual – Introduction to Government Ethics at the NIH, NIH Grants Policy Statement, Federal Acquisition Regulations, and OMB Uniform Guidance. Appropriate expertise would include monitoring and reviewing budgets, projecting costs and developing budget justifications program- and/or office-wide expenditures, use of eRA modules and services, and interpreting, analyzing and applying varying NIH/HHS policies.

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter.

SCG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 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, or veteran status.

Job Description

Consulting firm in Gaithersburg, MD seeks a Program Support Assistant (PSA). Position will be based at our client site in North Bethesda/Rockville. This position performs all duties consistent with a Program Support Assistant for the Operations team. The individual, at all times, maintains professionalism, composure and confidentiality. He/she also is able to nimbly adjust priorities with limited or no notice, resolve conflicts presented to him/her with appropriate guidance from senior staff or the COR.

The contractor will work with the COR and other appropriate NIH officials and staff to perform the following:

Task 1: Administrative Support

The assistant will be expected to provide administrative support for scientific staff members. Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Performing travel logistics planning and coordination.
  • Serving as a backup on relevant NIH enterprise systems, including Purchasing Online Tracking System (POTS) and CGE, the NIH travel system.
  • Supporting OAR committees, work groups and tasks forces.
  • Arranging meeting space, obtaining and confirming attendees’ schedules, and organizing meeting materials before the meeting.
  • Setting up conference calls/Skype for Business meetings and ensuring the call details are provided to meeting attendees.
  • Setting up audio visual equipment for use at meetings.
  • Suggesting strategies to improve the team’s performance, including implementing strategies to optimize webinars.
  • Making edits to and/or providing input on SOPs to reflect new or updated, and approved procedures.

Deliverables

  • Weekly reports on activities and ad hoc project updates as requested.
  • Respond to written and verbal communications on a daily basis.
  • POTS activities should occur within 24 hours of receipt of task.
  • OAR staff travel needs include, but are not limited to, reservations, transfers, changes, and cancellations as well as reimbursements`. Reservations include booking domestic and international air travel, hotels and rental cars.
  • As needed, take notes at meetings and list follow-up or other action items requiring the attention of the federal task manager.

Task 2: Document Development and Management

This task involves providing support for paper, electronic, and other files or materials in the OAR. Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Drafting and editing internal correspondence and written materials to inform staff of information impacting operations.
  • Photocopying and assembling printed materials as needed.
  • Creating and maintaining office records and project files.
  • Entering documents into the Document Tracking System and/or Incoming Requests Tracking System as soon as items are received.
  • Generating meeting minutes, agendas, and other communication materials for proper format, grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Serving as a support staff to various committees. Duties include preparing meeting agendas and minutes and tracking action items.

Deliverables

  • Weekly reports on projects and ad hoc project updates as requested.
  • Respond to written and verbal communications on a daily basis.
  • When creating or editing documents, correct for grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Meeting materials provided to the federal task manager and meeting attendees in advance of the meeting. This includes but is not limited to maintaining the meeting folders, including the background materials.
  • Track, record, and direct incoming and outgoing office documents and requests. Tasks should be performed immediately upon receipt and are expected to occur numerous times daily.
  • Requested products are produced by or ahead of deadlines and are in line with the assigned objectives. They are of high quality with no content inaccuracies and minimal editorial errors.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail, planning, and organization skills
  • Ability to handle multiple ongoing assignments at once
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, Skype for Business) and SharePoint

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter.

SCG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 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, or veteran status.

Consulting firm in Gaithersburg, MD is seeking a full time Program Support Associate with 3+ years of experi-ence to help SCG’s growing team. We are looking for a very organized, detail oriented, and highly motivated individual. Candidates must have strong interpersonal communication skills (written/verbal), with a strong team-oriented, customer service approach to their work.

General Responsibilities

  • Create spreadsheets, word documents, PowerPoint slide decks, and other documents.
  • Ensure successful execution of tasks and provide updates on the progress to program leadership; en-sure that tasks stay on track and reach the goals and objectives.
  • Conduct QC on final deliverables.
  • Coordinate the receipt and submission of daily and weekly reports.
  • Track subcontractor and consultant invoices and monthly reports.
  • Ensure cross collaboration among all team members.
  • Support contract tasks as assigned.
  • Maintain required contract documentation.
  • Participate in internal and external meetings.
  • Assist in developing estimates.
  • QA review of closed captioning of webinar recordings.

Requirements

  • Minimum BS/BA degree.
  • 3+ years on the job experience.
  • Ability to work as part of a project team as well as independently.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple, high-priority projects.
  • Ability to engage and communicate with all staff.
  • Outcomes oriented.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be self-disciplined with effective time management abilities, and able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Technical Requirements

  • Minimum BS/BA degree.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to perform 508-compliance a plus.

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter.

SCG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 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, or veteran status.

SCG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 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, or veteran status.

Locations

SCG Gaithersburg

656 Quince Orchard Road
Suite 210
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

SCG Frederick

7315A Grove Road
Frederick, MD 21704