Grants & Contract Specialist II - Adolescent Health Center - Full Time - Days

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Grants & Contracts Specialist - 2450226


Roles & Responsibilities: 

 The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center (MSAHC), the most established, expert, largest and most comprehensive young people’s health centers in the U.S., is expanding its services locally and its influence strategy nationally as part of an ambitious strategic plan. MSAHC has a very successful record of fundraising through philanthropy. At this time we want to expand our grant base to support service innovation and demonstration projects. We seek an experienced grant writer to identify new funding opportunities, apply for new grants, and report on and monitor a portfolio of service grants, both government and private. The candidate should demonstrate experience in successfully applying to government grantors at the federal, state, and city levels, foundations and corporations, for grants related to clinical services, service innovation, demonstration projects, evaluation, and cost-benefit studies. 


Find Funding Opportunities: Initiates search for new grants/awards based on defined MSAHC priorities and knowledge of MSAHC direction and programs; Identifies and researches potential new foundation and corporate funding sources; writes and submits letters of intent and fundraising proposals to government grantors, foundations and corporations.

New Grant Applications and Renewals: Manages applications for new grants and awards to encourage timely review of new funding opportunities and to ensure that complete, high quality applications are submitted by MSAHC; Ensures that all internal and final deadlines are met and proposal components are being addressed by program staff. In collaboration with the MSAHC Finance Team, manages the renewal and re-application process for existing grants to ensure continuing funding.

Grant Monitoring and Reporting: Manages reporting requirements for MSAHC grants to ensure timely compliance with contract requirements; Maintains a complete and thorough understanding of reports required for each grant/fund, coordinate and/or prepares MSAHC based grant/fund report writing in collaboration with senior leadership, program directors, grants management department and finance. This position is not focused on managing budgets or grant expenditures. Other duties as assigned. 



 Job Qualifications:

BA/BS required
MA, MS, or equivalent experience strongly preferred
Proven experience in successful grant writing for federal, state, city and large foundation grants
Superior writing and technical writing skills
Strong online research skills
Excellent analytical, organizational and project management skills
Ability to manage time efficiently and adjust for the unexpected
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and confidence interacting with a variety of constituents, including physician-scientists and other staff
Ability to exercise independent judgement
Resilience, motivation, willingness to learn, unafraid to ask questions
Creativity and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment
Experience in health-care writing
Experience leading teams and workgroups a plus

4-year degree




Strength Through Diversity


The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 


Who We Are


Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


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