at City of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, United States
GRANTS RESEARCH SPECIALISTJob Number:2989.4-CDPH-2023
Grants Research Specialist
Bureau of Health Protection & Response
Number of Positions: 2
This position is open to current BIDDERS from AFSCME AND the PUBLIC including current city employees in other unions or non-union positions. Only current city employees covered under the City's Collective Bargaining Agreement with AFSCME are considered BIDDERS, these individuals are eligible to bid. Qualified BIDDERS who properly submit a bid will receive preference over any non-bidders.
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WORKING WITH THE CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
The mission of the Chicago Department of Public Health is to work with communities and partners to create an equitable, safe, resilient and Healthy Chicago.
As a key member of the Chicago Department of Public Health, the Grants Research Specialist is fundamental to the ability of the Health Protection and Response Bureau programs to meet federal grant goals, objectives, and critical benchmarks through their expertise in grant writing, research and expenses tracking. This full-time, onsite, salaried position works in collaboration with various Bureau members across the department to secure both public and private funding sources to continue serving the citizens of Chicago in 2023 and beyond.
Grant Research. Researches and identifies available grant opportunities through public and private agencies. Provides recommendations and strategies on prospective funding opportunities to program leadership. Prepares grant applications and proposals, including program concepts, budgets, and associated work/project timelines for program implementation. Reviews grant applications to make sure proposed activities comply with funder requirements.
Grant Administration. Assists in monitoring Bureau grant-funded programs. Works with program staff on implementation and ensure compliance with funding source reporting requirements. Conducts grant monitoring readiness goal achievement through the grant cycle for all grant funding streams. Coordinates project timelines with approved budget expenditures, ensuring the budget timelines coincide with project timelines.
Public Liaison. Participates in local, state, regional and federal conferences regarding performance evaluation and performance evaluation and improvement, program directives and funding. Builds relationships with funding agencies and organizations.
Additional duties may be required for this position.
1340 S. Damen Chicago, IL 60608
Days: Monday - Friday
Hours: 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Qualifications - External
*Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field
*Two years of grants preparation, community outreach, or project management experience
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ATTRIBUTES, AND ABILITIES
Two years of federal direct or pass-through grants management experience highly preferred.
*Previous experience developing program budget reports for compliance with grant funded programs
*Previous experience in a position which requires preparing reports, budgets and grant applications
*Previous experience coordinating and monitoring the implementation of programs within regulatory guidelines
*Excellent oral and written communication skills
*Previous project management experience
*Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel computer software applications
You have a strong focus on CDPH's core values, which are:
*Anti-Racism - a commitment to dismantling systemic racism to create an organizational culture that actively supports anti-racist efforts and is committed to recognizing, addressing, and eradicating all forms of racism within the department and the community.
*Informed Decision Making - collect, share, and operationalize data to support public health decisions and actions to improve health and achieve our mission. CDPH leverages appropriate data infrastructure and technology to drive decisions and assess performance.
*Teamwork - cultivate belonging and respect for colleagues and community partners. Act responsibly and work cooperatively to ensure effective communication. Encourage each other to grow and achieve our common goals.
*Excellence - value creativity, innovation, and exploration; continuously seek to improve processes and systems by working together with... For full info follow application link.
The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer