Job Description

Grant Development Specialist

SUMMARY: The Grant Development Specialist will lead the grant opportunity research, funder relationship building, proposal writing and submission. PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: · Research available grants and eligibility requirements · Secure opportunities for application · Community data research · Preparation and submission of grant applications, including completion of attachments · Track active contracts and funder requirements · Work as a liaison with program/operations staff for assigned grants · Maintain calendar of funder deadlines and grant report due dates · Communicate information needed to all applicable parties · Complete or ensure submission of reporting and cooperation with funders · Interact with and coordinate with colleagues from other departments including MIS, Finance, and Clinical Qualifications: · High School diploma or equivalent required · Documented success with grant writing; proven grant award record. · Must be able to travel periodically to various locations within the region. · Flexible, collaborative and problem-solving thinker. Skills and Experience · Thorough knowledge of the community or experienced in quick learning about a community and its resources. · Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with individuals and organizations. · Maintain a team-centered cooperative work philosophy. · Strong supporter of agency mission, programs and services offered. · Ability to speak before groups effectively. · Ability to effectively communicate both written and orally with the intended audience. · Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks and meet deadlines. · Exceptional organizational skills and superb attention to detail required. · Knowledge of healthcare field preferred. WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS · Grant Development Specialist works in an office setting that is adequately heated, lighted, cooled and ventilated. The work environment involves the normal risks and discomforts typical of a community health center. · Work is primarily sedentary with some walking and standing. · Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, type at 40 words per minute, operate a telephone, copier, eFax, and other such office equipment as necessary

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $63,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance



  • 8 hour shift


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Waterbury, CT 06708: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)



  • High school or equivalent (Required)



  • successful grant award: 1 year (Preferred)


Work Location: One location

How to Apply

StayWell Health Center Waterbury