Company: Aurora Mental Health Center
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The Aurora Mental Health Center is dedicated to helping people
Live Life to the Fullest. If you are passionate about our Core
Values; Passionate Caring, Rising to the Challenge, Honoring and
Respecting all Persons, Believe in Resilience and Putting Client
and Community First, we would like to invite you to join our
About the team.
The Grants Strategy Team oversees and coordinates the full life
cycle of grants, including prospecting, project development,
proposal submission, implementation, and ongoing monitoring. The
team partners with clinical programs, evaluation, accounting and
other departments to design and implement grant projects that align
with and support the strategic initiatives of the agency. The team
coordinates grants from private, local government, state and
federal funders that support program across Aurora Mental Health
Center, Asian Pacific Development Center, and Aurora Research
About the role.
The Grant Specialist is responsible for supporting AuMHCs
revenue-enhancing strategies in grant-seeking/grant-managing,
philanthropic development, and community engagement. The position
conducts prospect research for grant opportunities; drafts
inquiries, proposals and reports; supports grant implementation and
monitoring, records and manages information related to grants and
prospects; develops and facilitates efficient project management
and information management strategies; collaborates effectively
with partners internal and external to the organization; represents
AuMHC in communications, meetings and events related to the
** NOTE: This is a grant-funded, term-limited role slated to end
on, or around, April 30, 2022.
- Research, identify and qualify prospective sources of funding
from public (government), private (philanthropic), and corporate
- Write and/or coordinate the writing of grant proposals, meeting
all requirements and deadlines.
- Prepare proposals and reports, and any other required follow-up
- Work with appropriate program, evaluation and finance staff to
identify and collect information required for proposals and
- Understand and comply with grant administration policies and
procedures in accordance with state and federal regulations.
- Ensure administrative compliance with the terms of all grants,
including accurate and timely preparation of grant reports, and
interim and final reports.
- Maintain internal reporting systems and historical
- Coordinate implementation of grant projects and conduct ongoing
monitoring of expenditures and progress toward goals and
- Represent AuMHC during grant-related site visits, interviews,
and presentations, as well as at other community engagement
- Prepare and produce other information resources as necessary to
support revenue-enhancing strategies.
- Other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate is detail-oriented with strong
organizational, writing, and project coordination skills. The ideal
candidate has experience with grant writing and reporting, with
preferred experience working with government grants or in the
- Bachelors degree, preferably in humanities, social sciences or
business; Masters degree preferred.
- Minimum 2 years of professional experience in a position with
primary responsibilities in some mix of grants, philanthropic
development, information management and project management.
- Federal or state government grant experience, preferred.
- Experience writing grants for healthcare or education,
- Excellent written communication skills with documented ability
to write clear, structured, articulate and persuasive
- Strong editing skills with attention to detail.
- Knowledge of grant administration systems, processes and
- Demonstrated experience using databases.
- Ability to accurately prioritize and manage multiple
- Ability to perform successfully within time constraints and
- Capacity to work independently in a self-directed manner, as
well as in close collaboration with others.
- Willingness to abide by the professional fundraising ethics and
principles as adopted by the Association of Fundraising
Compensation, Benefits & Perks.
Salary for this role (based on
experience and company
- Language Differential Pay (For Bilingual Candidates): 5% of
base salary up to $3,000/year
- Health insurance: Kaiser
- Dental, vision, and flexible spending accounts(dependent care &
- Company paid basic life and AD&D insurance
- Long-term disability coverage*
- 403(b) retirement plan which provides 100% vesting immediately,
and matching contributions up to 4% after one year of
- Paid time-off up to 12 days for full-time first year employees,
including 9 Paid Company Holidays, 2 floating holidays, and 12 sick
days (hours calculated pro-rata basis)
- Employee Assistance Program
- Voluntary term life insurance
- Short term disability*
*Eligible for benefit if working 30 hours per week or more
- Quality Supervision for clinical hours towards licensure at no
cost to the employee
- Loan Forgiveness
- Continued learning benefit
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Aurora Mental Health Center (AuMHC) and subsidiaries are
dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We
prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on
the basis of age 40 and over, race, sex, color, religion, national
origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any
other status protected by applicable state or local law. We are
committed to maintaining an environment that respects the dignity
of each individual in our community. We do not tolerate
discrimination in any form or context including harassment or
We are committed to the values of diversity, equity, and
inclusion, and strive to ensure that it is interwoven into the
fabric of our organization. We support and nourish an inclusive and
welcoming environment for employees from diverse backgrounds.
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