Title: Grant Development Coordinator Commensurate with Experience / Posted thru: 9-6-19
Employee Name: TBD
Supervisor: May Darwish-Yassine
Purpose: Under the direction of the Director of Corporate Planning, the Grant Development Coordinator is responsible for working as the project manager in coordinating the Institute’s grant deve development activities. Responsibilities incl include researching and identifying new fund funding sources, serving as the project mana manager for grant development, writing grant prop proposals, leading proposal teams, and repo reporting progress.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Researches and identifies new funding opportunities (private sector, foundations, international, national, federal, state, multi-state, and local) for t the Institute. Reviews and reports findings t to the Director of Corporate Planning and P Program Directors to determine target grant s sources. • Serves as the project manager for g grant writing at the direction of the D Director of Corporate Planning. Managing the g grant writing process includes: (1) o obtaining grant application packet, (2) r reviewing RFP, (3) discuss/brainstorm with p program staff, (4) facilitate discussion w with potential partners, (5) assist with p preparing narrative and work plan, (6) draft s staffing plan, (7) assist with budget p preparation, (8) draft abstract, (9) obtain l letters of support, (10) proof application a and (11) work with Finance & Contracts for s submission. • Initiates, coordinates, assembles a and prepares materials for use in grant a applications, including assigning sections t to the appropriate program teams, c coordinating internal collaboration, guiding t the teams in completing the sections and f following up to edit and ensure timely i inclusion of all sections in the final grant a application/report. • Develops, reviews, modifies and implements policies and procedures for grants management pre award and post award functions at MPHI. Plans and monitors grant writing and grant-funded activities, c clarifying information to ensure uniformity a and adherence to policies, procedures and g granting agency requirements. • Develop MPHI central database of b background and history of MPHI corporate e experience, personnel expertise, core c competencies and other boiler plate m materials for company grant writers to use. • Maintain a database of all grant submissions and pre-award requirements from f funders. • Other duties as assigned. • Maintain a positive, strong, cred credible, professional and interpersonal rela relationship with all parties relevant of MPHI MPHI projects, and represent to the best inte interest of MPHI at all times.
Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree in Pub in Public Health or relevant health related field, field, masters preferred.
Experience: A minimum of three to five years of r of related and progressively more resp responsible work experience in project mana management. Must show success in grant rese research, grant writing and securing grants of d of different kinds and amounts. Responsibilities in program research, pla planning, monitoring, and evaluation a plu plus. Ideal candidate will be a grant cer certified professional.
Important Skills and Characteristics: • Excellent oral and written c communications with a working knowledge of e editing rules, guidelines, and research m methods. • Able to work well in a project team s situation. • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial in se seeking out new funding opportunities, able to to work independently, complete work in ti timely manner, and handle multiple tasks at on one time with minimal supervision.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements: Job may require moderate physical effort including lifting materials and equipment of <50# and involves viewing a CRT or VDT screen 25% to 75% of the time. Standard office environment. May require valid vehicle operator’s license where needed to perfor perform duties of the position.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE WORK OF OTHERS: Lead work workers act as project leaders the pred predominance of their time and/or coordinate the the work activities of others.
IMPACT ON PROJECTS, SERVICES AND OPERATIONS
This position includes responsibility for coordinating the internal grant proposal writing for the Institute. This position interacts with MPHI management and program staff in submitting quality, competitive proposals. This position also includes responsibility for ongoing development and is critical to the financial viability of the Institute and it’s programs. This position’s impact on both tangible and in intangible resources for MPHI is significant as as it affects all MPHI employees, their job se security and the Institute.