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Sanford Health Senior Grants Administrator in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Sanford Center Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 2301 East 60th St N, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

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. The Senior Grants and Contracts Administrator 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. Aids in the development of policy and procedures and educates the team on federal regulation changes. Prepares written and statistical reports for various audiences.

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.

Department Details

Fast paced, positive work culture. Learn about Sanford Research and help to support the PIs as they apply and receive external funding.


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


Five 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.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: General Administration
Req Number: R-45836
Featured: No