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The Senior Grants Specialist is the responsible for researching, developing, and writing and editing content for federal, state, and foundation grant proposal submissions in support of various programs within Jefferson Center for Mental Health. This position coordinates all aspects of the grants process, from researching and prospecting for new grant opportunities to end-of-grant reporting responsibilities. The Senior Grants Specialist also develops and submits grant reports. This is a salaried position with benefits and is an office-based position.
* Conducts the competitive grant application process for federal, state and local funders from start to finish, researches and cultivates grant sources; research and writes grant applications, stewards completed applications; helps to implement and close out all grants.
* Participates in collaborative grant proposals/project with outside organizations as assigned.
* Prepares proposals, reports, letters of inquiry and any other required follow-up.
* Researches grant-making organizations and analyzes them to identify likely funding sources for specific projects and programs.
* Works with appropriate program and finance staff to identify and collect information required for proposals and reports.
* Monitors progress made on goals and objectives and work with appropriate program staff to develop thorough and timely grant reports.
* Researches information on a variety of mental health issues to be incorporated into grant proposals.
* Develops and maintains directory of current research on mental health and related topics/issues and shares with other department staff involved in grant writing
* Other duties as assigned by the Development Director.
* Significant experience with the "full-cycle" grantee process, from researching grant opportunities to end-of-grant reporting responsibilities.
* Experience working with program staff to monitor outcomes and manage the grant reporting process.
* Strong interpersonal skills as it relates to customer service and team-building.
* Strong software knowledge/capability (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.) as well as a high proficiency in searching and conducting research via the Internet and handling electronic submissions of grants reports/applications.
* Bachelor‚s Degree required.
* Minimum 4 years experience in preparation of federal, state and/or private foundation grant proposals with proven track record of success; experience in proposal writing for mental health, health, human services, and/or youth development programs preferred.
For consideration, submit your resume online today.
You may also apply on the JCMH website http://www.jcmh.org/.