Catholic Health Initiatives Grants Coordinator - Foundation - Mercy Medical Center - FT (Days) in DES MOINES, Iowa

Grants Coordinator - Foundation - Mercy Medical Center - FT (Days)



The Grants Coordinator will work with program staff to ensure post-award grants management, compliance and stewardship. The Coordinator will assist with grant identification, writing and submissions to support the programs of Mercy Medical Center and subsidiaries of Catholic Health Initiatives – Iowa, including House of Mercy, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Mercy-Centerville, Skiff Medical Center, as well as other designated affiliates


  • Assures that the philosophy and mission of Mercy Medical Center is visual in the performance of duties. Communicates and promotes a strong commitment to this mission.

  • Works with program staff to ensure grant compliance and reporting requirements are met.

  • Meets regularly with Project Directors to provide assistance in ensuring grant contracts are being followed, grant-funded projects are on-track as proposed, and grant budgets are on designated timelines.

  • Consults with and trains Project Directors on post-award grant management, such as applicable regulations, equipment purchases, subcontract administration, extensions, re-budgeting, indirect costs and matching funds requirements.

  • Assists with coordinating, writing and submitting grant proposals to foundation, corporate, state and federal grant funders, in coordination with the Grants Manager.

  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and complete grant records.

  • Assists with preparation and review of pre-award budget proposals.

  • Maintains database of potential grant funders and researches new grant opportunities.

  • Assists with other projects from time to time as assigned by the Grants Manager.



  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in grant writing and/or grant management.

  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills required.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence : Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity : Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion : Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence : Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

Job Administrative and Clerical


Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2017-R0115823