Grant Specialist

At Centerstone, our mission is delivering care that changes people’s lives. For over 60 years, Centerstone has been providing community-based behavioral health care, substance-abuse treatment and intellectual and developmental disabilities services in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. We’re committed to bringing passionate and customer experience-focused individuals to help us continue to provide the best care to our communities. If you think you’re a good match to join our organization, please review the career opportunity below and submit your application. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Description:
Summary of Job:
Acts as liaison between project directors and the grants administration office. Responsible for coordination of required federal reporting and tracking of budgetary items for multiple active grant projects. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervisory Responsibilities for:
No direct supervision of staff

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
All other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:
Acts as liaison between Project Directors and grants administration office to ensure all activities conducted within a grant-funded program meet federal regulations and funder-specific requirements

Serves as a resource in identifying training needs for all staff who perform grant-related functions (i.e. HR, project directors, managers, finance teams as appropriate).

Participates with Project Directors in a monthly review and assessment of progress towards financial and programmatic goals and objectives

Provides regular updates to grants administration office regarding program status, current and/or potential barriers to achieving goals of each specific grant award

Understands program-specific guidelines and works with the central grants management office to ensure appropriate recording & reporting mechanisms are in place

Coordinates with Project Directors to establish adequate processes for collecting information necessary to maintain as part of the grant file

Ensures timely submission of reports as appropriate based on program and internal guidelines.

Identifies need for and secures adequate documentation in support of prior approval requests (scope changes, key staff, budget revisions, etc.)

Identifies need for budget revisions

Works with program, finance, and grants administration staff to manage allocations within grant projects (e.g., Evaluation, Services, Tech, etc.)

Coordinates and finalizes prior approval requests for submission to grants administrative office

Works with Project Directors to ensure the max drawdown of funds, including federally compliant expenditure of all program income

Identifies problems/errors and assists grant administration office in coordinating corrective action plans.

Liaison with central grants administration staff to ensure full program compliance

Coordinates and compiles necessary documents to efficiently close-out grant programs

Other duties as assigned

Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, or related field from an appropriately accredited four-year college or university.

Minimum of 3 years in field or job related experience.

Advanced excel skill level required.

Relies on and informs guidelines to perform the function of the job.

Ability to interact and communicate effectively with others.

Knowledge of federal rules, regulations, and cost accounting principles is preferred. ind#

Time Type:
Full time

Delivering Care that Changes People's Lives starts with our employees. As a Centerstone employee there are many perks to enjoy. Below are just some of the great benefits you might be eligible for with Centerstone.

Health & Wellness
Medical Coverage
Dental Coverage
Vision Coverage
Flexible Spending Account
Health Savings Account
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability - Company Paid
Wellness Programs - Company Paid
Financial Wellbeing
Competitive Compensation Packages
Life Insurance - Company Paid
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance - Company Paid
403b Retirement Plan with Company Funded Matching
Retirement and Financial Planning Services
Employee Discounts including Dell Computers, Verizon Wireless, Liberty Mutual, Costco, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car
Loan Forgiveness options through federal programs (National Health Service Corps & Public Service Loan Forgiveness)
Career Development and Growth
At Centerstone training is one of our highest priorities. We provide company paid professional training for various skills, certifications, and continuing education
Opportunities for growth and movement - We encourage our employees to consider new growth opportunities with us and have a 5 state footprint for those looking to relocate geographically
Leadership Academy for our rising stars, supervisors, and leaders
Centerstone Research Institute and Center for Clinical Excellence teach provide staff with industry best practices and processes
Work Life Balance
Paid Time Off - Generous PTO for Vacations, Illness, Personal Days, Etc. (Paid Holidays)
Flexible Work Schedules to promote a Healthy Work Life Balance
Employee Assistance Program - assists employees with personal problems and/or work-related problems that may impact their job performance, health, mental and emotional well-being

Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or protected veteran status.
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Posted 3 weeks ago

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