Highlight Technologies, LLC

  • Subject Matter Expert-Grants

    Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda
  • Overview

    Know Way. Know How. For over ten years, Highlight has provided Development and Modernization, Secure IT and Mission Solutions for our federal government customers. We know the technology; we understand the way our customers and their stakeholders work; and we know how to implement industry best practices for development and services, delivering end-to-end solutions that minimize risk and maximize result.


    Highlight is seeking a detail-oriented Subject Matter Expert (SME) to provide policy and grant support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of Extramural Research (OER) in Bethesda, MD. You provide advice on communications and change management strategies as it relates to the agency's grants administration requirements. 

    OER supports the NIH extramural research by providing policy and guidance to the 24 NIH Institutes and Centers (IC) that award grants. OER serves as a vital interface for the biomedical research community by guiding investigators through the process of attaining grants funding and helping them understand and navigate through federal policies and procedures.


    • Report and monitor funding for research and non-research grants awarded annually by NIH and other grantor agencies in support of the collective mission of improving human health.
    • Assist OER with the dissemination of information and development of communication products regarding grants policy, process, and systems.
    • Provide planning and logistical support for large-scale, multi-session events related to NIH grants.
    • Assist OER in providing Grants Information support to field questions from the applicant community about NIH grants policy, process and systems.
    • Provide Grants Information support through various technologies including email, phone, and other OER systems.
    • Assure effective grants administration policies and procedures for the NIH extramural programs and stewardship of Federal funds.
    • Provide central coordination and support for grants closeout and public access reporting compliance receives and maintains all documentation relating to extramural inventions made with assistance of research grants or research and development contracts from NIH.


    • U.S. Citizenship 
    • Public Trust Eligibility 
    • Excellent oral & writing English communication skills and interpersonal skills are required. 


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