Grants Specialist

Southwest Human Development Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 1 week ago

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DivisionSouthwest Human DevelopmentLocationMain OfficeEmployment TypeFull Time Regular EmployeeDate Posted3/7/2019Contact NameContact PhoneJob CodeDEV-CG0096RequiredPreferredQuestionnaireTo apply for this job, you must also complete an online questionnaire.

Job Details

Southwest Human Development is seeking a Grants Specialist for corporate and foundation grants.

Working in collaboration with the Grants Manager, the Development Department team, program staff and others, the Grants Specialist:

  • Researches grant opportunities relevant to program needs.

  • Prepares and writes grant applications, using information provided by program staff, in accordance with requirements of funder.

  • Submits grant applications and tracks status.

  • Prepares grant reports using information gathered from program staff.

  • Organizes all relevant contact information, boilerplate language, data and funder information in centralized files for future reference.

  • Develops a clear understanding of the underlying principles of our work, and stays current with the latest research and developments in the field.

  • Demonstrates willingness to learn from highly experienced program staff to understand the nuances of our programs and how we write about them.

This is a full-time position no contractors, please.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits package including health insurance (provided at no cost to the employee), life insurance, flexible spending account, 401K retirement plan, dental insurance, vision insurance, and ongoing professional development and training. PTO for the week between Christmas and New Year's. Job location is in central Phoenix. Work environment is open space, in an organization with the resources to ensure maximum success. Southwest Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Experience and/or education in early childhood field preferred

  • Strong writing, research, proofreading, communication and analytical skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Experience with grants research databases and donor databases (e-Tapestry preferred)

  • Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card - OR - must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card

Please provide a resume, and a cover letter describing what has inspired you to apply for the position, and specifying how your education, experience, and unique talents, skills and abilities align with the qualifications specified above.


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Grants Specialist

Southwest Human Development