Consultant, Grant Writer

POSITION: CONSULTANT - GRANT WRITER

The Center for Asian Health Research and Education (CARE) under the Stanford University School of Medicine is dedicated to improving the health of Asians and Asian Americans by increasing knowledge, empowering education, and positively impacting their care. CARE has experienced rapid growth over the last two years, and with that, the scale and scope of CARE’s operations have expanded significantly.

CARE is seeking a consultant to help with grant writing support. The consultant will work with faculty members to assemble and submit grant proposals focusing on Asian health.

KEY FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Developing & writing grant proposals to foundations, corporations & government agencies.
  • Communicating Stanford Center for Asian Health Research and Education (CARE) mission, services, and programs to potential funders persuasively.
  • Assembling & submitting grant requests, including letters of support, proposals, & presentations.
  • Editing and proofreading grant proposals and other communications to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax; and to improve clarity and readability.
  • Condensing population/patient statistics into persuasive visual or written formats for fundraising communications and grant applications.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Writing and research skills
  • Federal, State, Foundation grant writing & research
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Interpersonal/human relations skills
  • Ability to listen and develop information into grant proposals
  • Ability to codify ideas into coherently written text
  • Ability to work collaboratively across topics
  • Ability to operate personal computer, with various software programs
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and maintain accurate records
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Time management skills

MININIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor’s degree, and 2+ years of experience in a writing related field.
  • Relevant experience in public health or healthcare-related grant writing is preferred but not required.
  • The successful candidate will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear, concise, and compelling manner.
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills are essential.
  • Candidate must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and highly organized, and have experience using online databases and other sources for prospect research.
  • A high level of computer literacy required.
  • Candidate must possess an ability to work well under pressure, synthesize information and communicate in a compelling and succinct manner.
  • Experience with grant submissions to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) preferred, but not required.

 

If interested, please email your CV and cover letter to StanfordCARE@Stanford.edu with the subject line “Last name, First name – Grant Writer Position.”