Yale New Haven Health System


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Full Time Benefits Eligible
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8:30 - 5:00
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To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

The responsibility of the Grants Coordinator for YNHHS-CHS is to provide federal and state grant pre-award management, support, and coordination for Yale New Haven Health System, its Delivery Networks and other System affiliates. This individual works in close coordination with YNHHS leadership and YNHHS/YSM SMEs supporting all of the YNHHS business lines, as requested. In addition to competitive and non-competitive grant applications, and as required, this individual develops reports, presentations and other written materials that effectively communicate required information about YNHHS-CHS programs and services to both internal and external colleagues and partners locally, nationally and internationally. This individual shall have extensive knowledge of federal and state grant-making processes, policies and guidelines. Additionally, the Grants Coordinator supports YNHHS business development activities by assisting with the identification of grant and contract opportunities, holding meetings with relevant stakeholders, coordinating and managing the development of business proposals and supporting the contracting process, as required. The Grants Coordinator reports to the YNHHS-CHS Associate Director, Grants Resource Office (GRO), and works under his/her immediate direction. This position is co-terminus with funding availability.



  • 1. Leads a process that regularly monitors release of new grant funding opportunities that align with YNHHS priorities from state and federal sources.
  • 2. Develops and maintains relationships with YNHHS SMEs responsible for YNHHS priority programs in order to share, discuss and potentially pursue related grant opportunities.
  • 3. Works with grant-seeking staff in any YNHHS or affiliate department to identify grant opportunities and develop and submit grant applications.
  • 4. Leads the development and submission of grant applications, to include supervising specific grant team participants to ensure milestones and deadlines are met.
  • 5. Develops grant budgets and narratives that meet funder criteria.
  • 6. Assists grant SMEs with developing work plans, logic models, figures, tables and other grant supporting documents, as requested.
  • 7. Develops and maintains reports on status of grant submissions and awards to be shared with YNHHS leadership, as requested.
  • 8. In collaboration with the Associate Director, Post-Award Activities, assists with transitions from submission and notice of award to contract execution and program initiation.
  • 9. As appropriate, solicits feedback from funding sources on unsuccessful grant applications including reviewer feedback and possible future opportunities for re-application.
  • 10. Secures and maintains appropriate sign-ons and authorizations to submit and monitor grant applications.
  • 11. Supports professional development of other grant staff (and other interested YNHHS staff) to enhance skills and knowledge related to preparing and submitting competitive grant applications.
  • 12. Performs other related duties as required and/or assigned.




Bachelors degree required. Masters degree in related field preferred. Completion of additional training in their field of expertise preferred.




A minimum of ten (10) years experience in their related field with a proven track record in securing state and federal grant funding through competitive applications. Experience in working with various hospital, public health, public safety, healthcare and other related professionals in various settings including rural and urban as well as at local, state, regional, national and international entities preferred.




Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Self-directed and able to work independently with minimal supervision. Shows initiative and resourcefulness in adapting to sudden changes. Demonstrated experience summarizing and reporting information in a clear, organized format with an emphasis on quality, format and attention to detail. Ability to manage multiple grant writing projects simultaneously and monitor a variety of program issues including staffing/resources, scope, schedule, budget, product/service goal accomplishment. Must be comfortable working with all levels of public and private organizations, as well as with contractors and strategic partners, on grant or other types of business development submissions. Ability to develop staff to enhance their productivity, effectiveness, quality orientation and performance. Excellent command of MS Office applications, including MS Word and Excel, as well as Adobe Acrobat.




Certain grant submissions may require long hours and some weekend work to meet deadlines.



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