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Program Analyst - Center for Compulsive Behaviors

Center on Compulsive Behaviors, Bethesda, Maryland

Position Description:

The Center on Compulsive Behaviors (CCB) is a trans-NIH initiative that promotes collaborative interactions among neuroscientists at the NIH. The CCB brings together over 150 clinicians and basic scientists from 80 labs across eight NIH Institutes with an interest in understanding compulsive behaviors. Several mechanisms are used to promote interaction and collaboration between NIH scientists including a cross-institute post-doctoral fellow training program, a post-doc driven pilot grant program, an annual retreat, and multiple seminars throughout the year. As the CCB grows in membership size and scope, we are looking to fill a vital administrative position.
The Program Analyst will support the CCB. This position will have the opportunity to interact with fellows, principal investigators, CCB leadership and other administrative personnel while performing administrative duties important to the daily functioning of the CCB.
General Position information:
Location: NIH Main Campus, Bethesda, MD
Work Schedule: Full time: 40 hours per week
Statement of Work:
The Program Analyst will primarily perform administrative and analytical duties. They will work together with the CCB leadership to advance the center’s scientific goals. Examples of the duties include:
  • Organize, maintain, and update physical and electronic files; assess process and procedures and recommend improvements where needed
  • Update and maintain the CCB website
  • Performs logistical planning of various scientific meetings, lectures, workshops
  • Coordinate and manage scientific seminars, the annual retreat, and fellowship and grant applications
  • Produce various CCB reports and presentations summarizing demographic and other information


  • BSc, MS, or PhD in scientific field of studyStrong computer skills with Microsoft Office suite/applications, especially Excel
  • Highly dependable, proactive person with the ability to complete projects effectively
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong writing, creative problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills to coordinate several projects at once
  • Flexibility to handle different tasks across a broad range of areas
  • Flexible team player
  • Attention to detail. Ability to proofread and edit for accuracy and quality
  • Understands, supports, and adheres to NIH’s policies, philosophy, and procedures
  • Coordinate CCB programs: fellowships, grants, and the scientific consortium
  • Communicate and interact with principal investigators, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students

To Apply:

Resumes should be submitted to Dr. Veronica Alverez