Director of Grants

JPS Foundation
July 22, 2020
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The Director Grants is responsible for directing the JPS Foundation Grants Department and overseeing funding applications and post-award management aligning with strategic initiatives for the JPS Foundation and JPS Health Network. This role will conduct operational and financial analysis in order to identify, develop and manage public and private grant opportunities for positive clinical, financial and operational outcomes.
Typical Duties:
-Directs JPS Foundation Department including supervising staff and monitoring performance to increase the grants received by JPS Foundation and JPS Health Network. Conducts annual performance reviews. Provides coaching and identifies training opportunities for team.
-Works with Director of Development and Senior Vice President to create department goals and to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors.
-Works with Director of Development, Senior Vice President and other executive leaders to identify fundraising opportunities for the JPS Foundation to pursue.
-Works with Director of Development to promote high employee engagement in the JPS Foundation.
-In partnership with Academic Affairs, Finance and Operations leadership and staff, identifies priorities for grant funding within JPS Health Network and leads the Foundation Grants Team in identifying opportunities to meet those goals.
-In cooperation with division leaders who receive grants, oversees the post-award management of JPS grant funding, including ensuring budget, maximizing grant billing and programmatic compliance.
-Manages the cultivation plan for private foundations to improve relationships and increase grant funding, working in collaboration with the Director of Development.
-In partnership with Academic Affairs, Finance and Operations leadership and staff, assists with long-term planning activities for continuation and growth of JPS Health Network.
-Collaborates internally with other departments to secure grant funding for the continuation of existing strategically important projects and the development of new opportunities that align with strategic initiatives.
-Assists in the development of annual Foundation budget and other financial development projects as needed.
-In cooperation with Finance, creates business plans reflecting financial, operational, clinical and strategic outcomes as to be used in grant applications.
-Makes recommendations to Network leaders for seeking grants and oversees the development, writing and submission of grant proposals that enhance JPS Health Network and JPS Foundation programs.
-Performs other job related duties as assigned. applications and post-award management

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