Grant Writer

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Public Health, Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts

Position Title

Grant Writer

Department

Public Health

Division

College of Health Professions

Vacancy Number

20-025

Work Location

Atlanta, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Staff

Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Chair of the Department of Public Health, the Grant Writer will be responsible for assisting with the preparation and submission of research, service, training, and other grant proposals to support the activities of the Mercer University College of Health Professions Department of Public Health. This will involve identifying funding opportunities, helping to coordinate preparation of large proposals, assisting faculty members with preparation of funding requests, writing portions of grant submissions, technical editing/reviewing of grant submissions written by others, facilitating the submission of grant proposals, and the maintenance of records and generation of reports related to the grant submission activity. The Grant Writer will also assist with other technical and scientific writing needs (e.g., journal articles, white papers).

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university is required; a master’s degree is strongly preferred. Candidates must have experience using applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, with at least two years of experience preparing grants, scientific manuscripts, or other technical reports. The successful candidate must have exceptional communication and technical writing skills, including technical editing, to facilitate preparation and editing of grant proposals.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?

Yes

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Monthly

FLSA Status

Exempt

Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?

2. Describe your prior related experience.

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

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