Under general direction from the Vice President of Operations, the Grants Manager is a key member of a small, dynamic team, managing grant proposal submissions and scores of contracts; editing/updating tools and content; establishing schedules; and performing key information searches.
Assists Grant Writer in reviewing resources for federal, state, county, city, and other requests for proposals (RFPs) regularly; twice a week at a minimum.
Regularly reviews resources for appropriate foundation grants.
Reviews RFPs for appropriateness to Haymarket Center and forwards appropriate RFPs to the Vice President of Operations.
Conducts academic-quality research into grant topics for background and statement of need sections of proposals; prepares accurate APA-style citations.
Writes grant proposals as assigned and in full compliance with RFP requirements.
Assists in all aspects of preparing a grant application for submission, including compiling required attachments and completing forms with a high level of accuracy.
Consults with designated staff from the Finance Department on needs for grant budgets and budget revisions, which are to be prepared by the Finance Department.
Maintains department electronic and physical files.
Prepares and submits required grant reports.
Ensures compliance with grant regulations.
Manages grant databases.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science strongly preferred; will consider knowledge, skills and mental development at least equivalent to completion of 4 years' college work.
Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational and time management skills essential.
Experience in grant writing preferred.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to research applicable rules, regulations, and program models, and apply them to a specific program.
Ability to follow through on processes and work effectively under pressure adhering to deadlines producing quality work.
Exercises sound independent judgment.
About Haymarket Center
Haymarket Center has emerged as a leader in the field of addictions and behavioral health treatment. We have done this through our evidence based interventions and state of the art programming geared towards strong outcomes. Together, we are creating a company where teamwork and collaboration enable us to succeed, both individually and collectively. Haymarket Center is the largest not-for-profit community-based adult detoxification, residential, and outpatient substance abuse treatment facility in Chicago. Haymarket Center has continued to grow into a comprehensive alcohol and other drug treatment organization, licensed by the State of Illinois, which receives funding from the private sector, as well as city, county, state and federal agencies. The treatment programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitative Facilities