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Sanford Health Grants Administrator - Finance Office of Grants in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Grants Administrator | Finance Office of Grants | Multi-State

City: Multi-City

State: Multi-State

Department : Grants Administrators - Sioux Falls

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


The Grants and Contracts Administrator is responsible for the preparation of proposals, grant applications and contracts in the areas of new programs and services or support of ongoing programs and services. Assists with the performance of professional and administrative work in researching, identifying, developing and responding to public and private grant opportunities pertinent to the mission and interests of Sanford Health. Assists project directors and principal investigators with grant applications. Drafts grant related documents including consortium agreements. Prepares and/or reviews budgets and justifications. Reviews and completes grant cover sheets and checklists to ascertain completeness of application. Approves, submits and tracks applications. Maintains grant submission sites, central grant and contract file, grant management software data, and researchers' bio-sketches. May assist grant project teams with the overall project management, reports to funding agencies, time management in meeting project goals and maintaining grant and contract files for audit purposes. Responsible for coordinating with finance staff to ensure proper management of grant and contract financials. Possesses excellent writing, computer, and database management skills. Proven communication skills to effectively deal with a wide range of people. Highly organized and able to work effectively under pressure, use independent judgment and produce quality work within tight constraints. May require travel to a variety of off-site settings. Flexible hours and some weekends may be expected.


Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax. Research and analyze member or community needs to determine program directions and goals. Ensures compliance with industry standards, regulations and policies. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Recognizes, clarifies, and prioritizes concerns. Compile or develop materials to submit to granting or other funding organizations. Collaborates with internal and external experts to pursue complex business opportunities and achieve business goals. Edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers or establishment personnel. Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.


Bachelor's Degree required. Area of focus in English, Business, Journalism, Communication, Healthcare, Law or related field preferred.

Three years grant or contract experience preferred.

Grant Professionals Certification (GPC), Project Management Professional Certification (PMP), Certified Grants Management Specialist (CGMS), Certified Research Administrator (CRA), Juris Doctor (JD) or Certified Pre-award Research Administrator (CPRA) certification preferred.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

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City: Multi-City

State: Multi-State

Job Function: General Administration

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD13647