Grants and Service Development Specialist


Nashville, TN

Business & Professional Services

Position Description / Responsibilities

Prepare and submit grant applications to state, federal, local governments, foundations, and other sources of funding. Develop and draft documents for grant applications that will facilitate analyses and outcome reports appropriate for publication; Research and draft persuasive, succinct documents using statistics  (e.g., census data, health statistics, etc.); Research and draft summaries of Funding Availability, Requests for Applications/Proposals, etc., related to behavioral healthcare;  Correlate funding opportunities with agency needs and work closely with senior management and program staff to submit funding proposals within strict grant guidelines and deadlines.

Position Requirements

Minimum B.A./B.S. in the behavioral sciences,communications, or related field and 2 years of experience in researching, identifying, analyzing, summarizing, and coordinating proposals for federal, state, local governments, foundations, and other funding opportunities. Evidence of funding success strongly preferred. Knowledge/understanding of program evaluation practices and familiarity with statistical methods, data collection, and research tracking methods. Must be a skilled technical writer and communicator with the ability to compile and present data and statistics and to utilize the internet as a research tool. Possess working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe software applications. Possess strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work independently and as member of a team, and to work efficiently under deadlines.

Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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