Program Support Assistant, Iowa City VAMC, Research Department – Iowa City, IA

Grade: GS-7

Serve as Program Support Assistant for the following collocated organizations: Iowa City Center for Comprehensive Access & Delivery Research and Evaluation (CADRE), a VA Health Services Research & Development (HSR&D) national Center of Innovation (COIN); and the Veterans Rural Health Resource Center - Iowa City (VRHRC), a national Office of Rural Health (ORH) center; and the Iowa City VA Health Services Research service. Use data to facilitate required reports and communicate effectively with Center Directors, research investigators and Program Officials regarding proper documentation. Summarize the Center/program information in accord with applicable laws, statutes and program guidance. Collect, manage and document administrative, personnel and training data for Center/program staff. Develop and implement procedures to educate and alert staff regarding requirements, instructions, and deadlines. Distribute, collect, and document training and required oversight materials (status reports, questionnaires, certifications, new employee trainings, annual trainings, etc.). Draft, distribute, and ensure compliance of staff policies in liaison with Center/program leaders and administrators. Modify procedures to effectively resolve complicated administrative and staffing issues. Manage cyclical and ongoing projects to facilitate the Center/program.

Eligibility: No educational requirements. 

Application Deadlines: USAJobs posting closes 10/9/2023.

Application Materials

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

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Agency contact information: Kara Grieser,, (320) 252-1670 x7151

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