Government Grant Procurement Officer

Job Description

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

The Government Grants Procurement Officer is an experienced project manager who is proactive in communication and is responsible and comfortable with both leading and collaborating in teams. The candidate must be well-versed in seeking government funding and capable of managing and executing multiple deadlines at the same time. The ideal candidate is highly responsive and detail oriented, a strategic thinker and accomplished writer. The position will build strong relationships with clinical and administrative leaders at all UC Health sites to create efficiencies and alignment of government funding opportunities. This candidate will lead with empathy and possess a deep commitment to diversity, belonging, inclusion and equity and will apply this commitment to all aspects of our work.

*Government Grants: includes all government funding opportunities available at the federal, state, and local levels through the and/or other state-based portals and government funding opportunities through federal, state, and local operating and capital budgets.


Government Grant Administration:
• Oversee and project-manage the government grant administration process, working closely with business and clinical leaders to ensure timely and accurate submission of government grant proposals, progress reports, and other required documents.

• Maintain comprehensive records of government grant applications, awards, and compliance documents.

Government Grant Analysis, Strategy and Coordination:
• Lead strategy work to establish criteria for identifying and sizing government grant opportunities.
• Lead coordination with business and clinical leaders to prioritize opportunities and project manage to execution.
• Familiarize with federal state and local grant opportunities via working in conjunction with the government and community relations team.

Government Grant Compliance & Management:
• Ensure compliance with government grant regulations and guidelines at federal, state, and local levels.

• Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure adherence to funding agency requirements.

• Conduct regular audits and reviews to identify any compliance issues and take appropriate corrective actions.

• Develop and deliver training programs to educate employees on government grant compliance requirements, ethics, and related policies.

• Stay updated on changes in regulations and best practices to ensure ongoing compliance and communicate updates to relevant stakeholders.

• Help create "lessons learned" and other educational materials to guide future grants.

Cross-Functional Collaboration:
• Collaborate with various internal teams, including finance, government and community relations, legal to ensure effective communication and coordination in grant administration and compliance matters.

• Provide guidance and support to these teams regarding compliance issues and grant related activities.

Reporting and Documentation:
• Prepare accurate and timely reports on grant administration and compliance activities, highlighting key metrics, trends, and areas for improvement.

• Maintain organized documentation of compliance-related materials and records for audit purposes.


Minimum Required

Education: Bachelor's Degree. Preferred: Master's Degree.

Experience: 5+ years experience in grant writing and grant management. Preferred: strong knowledge of health care, experience managing government grants.