Senior Grants Specialist

Mesa, AZ, USA Req #314
Thursday, May 13, 2021

Schedule: Monday-Friday, Flexible, Full Time 
Salary: $52, 000
Mesa, AZ

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:  Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  1. Complete assigned government (city, state, federal) and other assigned proposals for existing and new funding sources to support A New Leaf’s programs and services.         
  2. Utilize time management system through management database, including dates for assigned proposals and reports.                        
  3. Ensure that all proposals are completed accurately and in a timely manner. 
  4. Update status of contracts utilizing management database: including, submissions, awards, declines, important contact or meeting notes, etc…      
  5. Prepare and track quarterly, mid-year and/or annual reports to specific funding agencies as required.
  6. When authorized, attend and represent A New Leaf at conferences, seminars, external boards/committees and other community networking opportunities 
  7. Research, review, and analyze prospective funding opportunities. Document research in management database.
  8. Analyze program outcome data (current & historical), prepare reports, analyze trends, continually assess evaluation methodology, and revise outcomes and evaluation methodology as needed.
  9. Provide support for the development, completion, and submission of new proposals in collaboration with program staff.                          
  10. Review and analyze unfunded proposals. 
  11. When approved, attend training workshops to enhance writing skills and development 
  12. Prepare annual client demographics report        
  13. Assist in preparing presentation materials related to contract funding.                
  14. Monitor assigned contract workload.                   
  15. Drive personal vehicle to conduct department business.



  • High School or GED required.
  • Bachelor degree, preferred.



  • Four (4) years writing experience, or a bachelor’s degree in English. 
  • Some knowledge of public funding sources.


  • Class One Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Valid Driver’s License with reliable transportation
  • Current Auto Liability Insurance
  • 39 Month Motor Vehicle Record
  • Must Be At Least 21 Years of Age

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Mesa, AZ, USA