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Grant Administrator

Job Description


Responsible for the preparation of grant proposals for the consideration of state and federal agencies and private foundations. Duties include tracking proposals, developing project budgets, and generating grant reports. Accountable for developing, researching, composing, editing and completing a wide range and variety of writing/editing assignments such as research projects, proposals, reports, correspondence, articles, and presentations across the entire department of Community Health Services.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Who We Are

Since 1997, Community Health Services has aligned community-based programs and services with Michigan Medicine and our community partners.

Our programs and services span the spectrum of health education, promotion and clinical care and support efforts to improve quality of life and provide opportunities for residents to stay active, healthy and connected to our community.

Community Health Services? goal is to improve the health of our communities by:

  • Caring for the Health of Our Children: Providing clinical services and programs that support healthy behaviors of our children and adolescents.
  • Promoting the Health of Our Families: Supporting the spectrum of chronic and acute health care in our area by implementing community health education, promotion and clinical programs and services.
  • Protecting Health and Quality of Life for Older Adults: Addressing specific needs of our older adults and homebound residents to address hunger and food insecurity, health and housing counseling and assistance.
  • Improving Mental Health Support & Reducing Substance Abuse: Improving mental health and substance abuse through prevention and by ensuring access to appropriate, quality mental health services and supports.
  • Developing Future Health Leaders: Providing training to health care providers and students on evidence-based models, best practices, and culturally appropriate care to increase knowledge and provide experience for addressing the needs of our diverse population.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings


  • Uses U-M Proposal Management System (eRPM) to process and submit grant proposals
  • Assists with IRB applications and support letters
  • Functions as database administrator for designated programs
  • Creates queries and reports for a variety of data and reporting needs
  • Troubleshoots and works with support teams to resolve problems
  • Updates database fields to meet needs/requirements of external funders
  • Trains staff, students and volunteers on using designated databases.
  • Creates and monitors data tracking forms for program data collection
  • Completes all required reports in a timely manner
  • Provides data to complete designated programs Annual Reports
  • Reviews and tracks data through Crystal reports

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience with grant writing and reporting
  • Proficient with various databases
  • Ability to extract and analyze data
  • Ability to provide computer technical assistance to staff
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • Capable of producing professional reports
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent time management skills and multitasking ability
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication and writing skills (will be asked to show examples of your work)

Desired Qualifications*

  • Master's degree in public health, public administration, social work or business with emphasis on health care
  • Demonstrated familiarity with U-M Proposal Management System (eRPM), eGRAMS and Qualtrics
  • Demonstrated experience using Crystal reports to track data

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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