Grant Writer

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Work type: Part-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts

Position Title

Grant Writer


Community Medicine


School of Medicine

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Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type


Job Category


Hours Per Week

20 hours


This position is a part-time Grant Writer and will also function as the Community Outreach Lead. Job functions include grant writing (including Healthy Start (HS) renewal grants) for HS and Center of Rural Health and Health Disparities-related programs, working with HS staff to optimize/improve recruitment strategies, support development of the Community Action Network (CAN), and improve the HS website design. This individual would also attend meetings related to the initiatives listed above including (but not limited to) the HS Listening Sessions, internal staff meetings, and any statewide meetings facilitated by the Department of Public Health. This individual will play a critical role in facilitating the 2024 Healthy Start Renewal Application.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university and two years of prior experience preparing grants, scientific manuscripts, or other technical reports are required. The individual will support grant writing and some aspects of grant management. The individual must have experience with Healthy Start Programs and a working knowledge of how to build a Community Action Network in the state of Georgia. This individual will also develop strategies to increase enrollment and engage the community. Knowledge of key community stakeholders in South Georgia is required.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Externally Funded

This position is contingent on external funding and the length of employment in this position is dependent on continuation of these funds.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

FLSA Status


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?

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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