Location: Stroger Hospital, 1969 W Ogden Ave, Chicago, IL 60612
Department: Administration, Sponsored Programs
Under the direction of the Senior Development Manager, the Grant Writer is responsible for preparing proposals and grant applications for submission to funders. Funders include private, federal, state and corporate partners. The Grant Writer will engage throughout the pre-award and development process while adhering to the vision and mission of Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS).
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCHHS Personnel Rules.
Performs research into grant making organizations to identify funding opportunities.
Prepares and writes grant applications ensuing deadlines are met.
Adheres to guidelines given by the funder to develop applications for each funding opportunity.
Analyzes the feasibility of the project's budget and ensures it is aligned with the project narrative.
Collects data and information from CCHHS internal and external stakeholders to develop proposals.
Develops a complete understanding of the program and effectively communicates that in the written proposal.
Works collaboratively with principal investigators and programmatic staff to develop the proposal content for submission.
Develops charts and graphs when needed to display data and information within the project narrative or proposal.
Develops project workflow and timelines for proposals.
Works collaboratively with Finance to develop budgets and budget narrative for proposals.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Reports to the Senior Development Manager
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university is required. Must provide official transcript at time of interview.
Three (3) years of relevant grant writing and proposal development experience is required.
Record of successful grant proposals (Must provide a writing sample of a proposal written at time of interview) is required.
Must be able to work flexible hours based on project needs or timelines is required.
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university is preferred.
Health-related grant proposal writing experience is preferred.
Programmatic and research grant experience with a hospital system is preferred.
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge and understanding the operational structure of foundations, organizations, and businesses to support grant development
Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with individuals in varied professions composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Strong analytical skills
Superior organizational ability and attention to detail ability to meet firm deadlines
Must have good administrative skills and be detailed oriented
Ability to coordinate directly and supervise others
Ability to meet deadlines for grant writing projects
Ability to manage multiple grants applications on various topics
Can express themselves easily
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, Are you a Military Veteran?
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITAL SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Cook County Health & Hospitals System is a public worldwide leader in medical care, research and education. Mission-driven. Patient-focused. Team-based. At CCHHS, nearly 6,000 dedicated professionals — working in every medical and surgical specialty — collaborate to provide health and hope and healing to people from all walks of life.Respect — Whether on the front lines of patient care or support...ing the efforts of your colleagues and co-workers, the work you do at Cook County Health and Hospitals System will help to save lives. You are a valued member of the team.Growth — At Cook County Health & Hospitals System you’re encouraged to build on your strengths and career goals.Diversity — County Health & Hospitals System actively seeks to bring together individuals with diverse thoughts, ideas and backgrounds and to promote an inclusive environment that will generate innovation, greater job satisfaction and, most importantly, continually improved patient care.