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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Director of Grants

  6/25/2017   Father Joe's Villages
 Job Description        

The Grants department at Father Joe’s Villages seeks a talented Director of Grants who is passionate about improving the lives of men, women, children and families experiencing homelessness and poverty in San Diego. Under the supervision of the Chief Development Officer, the Director of Grants will provide leadership to the Grants and Compliance team to develop and secure private and public grant funding in a high-volume, mission-driven environment. Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: supervising the work and overall performance of the Grant Writing team, Contract Compliance Officer and Grants Assistant; reviewing and editing grant applications from low to high complexity; evaluating potential funding opportunities; establishing department policies, goals and procedures; and ensuring that all department goals are met.




  • A Bachelor’s degree in English, writing, non-profit management, sociology or other relevant field.

  • 3-5 years experience in grant writing or other technical/professional writing including experience writing government grants of high complexity.
  • Demonstrated success in managing a grant writing team and achieving established goals.

Other relevant information:
Applicants must upload a formatted resume and cover letter to be considered for this position; plain text resumes will not be accepted.

During any portion of the recruiting process, you may be asked to provide writing samples and complete a skills test.

NOTE: A cover letter and formatted resume must be submitted with the application.


 Additional Information        

Father Joe's Villages® offers employees generous benefits, including:
•Health Insurance
•Dental Plan
•Pension/401(K) plan
•Life Insurance
•Employee Appreciation Events
•Paid Time Off (up to 28 days)
•EAP (Employee Assistance Program)

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We are an at-will employer. Father Joe's Villages is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital or veteran status, citizenship, marital status and the presence of a medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

All offers of employment are contingent on pre-employment drug/alcohol screening and a successful background clearance.


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