Schedule: Full Time
Bachelor’s Degree at least 5+ years of relevant experience required
As a member of the Grants team, the Director of Grants is responsible for working with agency leadership to develop high quality proposals that are consistent with Wheeler’s mission and strategic direction. Key responsibilities include preparation of public and private (federal, state, foundation) grant proposals and applications, including grant writing, program development, and process management, in addition to researching, identifying, developing, and responding to grant opportunities in the targeted areas of primary care and integrated primary care and behavioral health. The position will also support development of technical proposals targeting commercial payers and provide technical assistance and training for agency staff around the grant process, in addition to collaborating with external partners and stakeholders.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS
BA/BS degree in liberal arts and sciences field plus a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible related grant writing experience with public and private (federal, state, and foundations) grant proposals and applications is required. A master’s degree is preferred. Experience in the targeted areas of primary care and integrated primary care and behavioral health is preferred.
Demonstrated experience and success writing state, federal, or foundation proposals and/or technical proposals targeting commercial payers. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat , electronic grants management and submission systems (i.e., Grants.gov, eRA Commons), and other applications. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to develop grant proposals adhering to RFP guidelines, and strong ability to multitask and prioritize competing tasks. Demonstrated ability to successfully work with a diverse population and stakeholders at various levels.
Wheeler provides equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.
Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:
For Good Health
- Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
- Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution of $500 per year
- Wellness Programs
- Free annual flu shots
For a Secure Future
- Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
- Company paid long-term disability insurance
- 403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees
For Career Advancement
- Education Reimbursement Program
- Training and development opportunities
For Work Life Balance
- Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
- Employee discounts at local spa and on cell phone services
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Identifies state, federal, and private funding opportunities that are consistent with Wheeler’s mission and strategic direction. Works with Grants team to determine fit and shares with project-specific team and agency leadership.
- Coordinates and oversees the internal process on assigned grant proposals from RFP identification through proposal submission. This includes organizing internal meetings, representing Wheeler at bidders’ conferences, preparing proposal outlines, interviewing clinical staff, identifying and collaborating with partner agencies, writing, editing, proofreading, completing required administrative documents, and ensuring all internal and external timelines are met.
- Communicates with funders regarding opportunities, inquiries, submissions, and requests for information and review scores or outcomes in compliance with all relevant procurement standards.
- Conducts literature reviews, researches new evidence-based and promising practice models of care, and gathers and utilizes data to identify and support community needs.
- Interpret program outcome data, create graphs, and incorporate into proposal responses and other publications.
- Performs in-depth research into public and private funders in areas relevant to agency operations and strategic direction.
- Researches and identifies prospective collaborative partners for state and federal proposal development including state agencies, evaluation resources, service linkages and non-traditional providers.
- Represents Wheeler Clinic in the community as needed.
- Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.
Wheeler Clinic is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class. Affirmative-Action Equal Opportunity Employer.
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