Grant Coordinator

Reporting to the Project Director, the grant coordinator is responsible for the coordination and development of a sustainable campus infrastructure to prevent suicide. The program, Sewanee Flourish, is designed to promote and improve both the mental health and flourishing of students by expanding the existing outreach programming and support available to students.


Typical Duties & Responsibilities:   

    Program Development
•    In collaboration with PI, provide oversight for campus-wide mental health and flourishing needs assessment
•    In collaboration with PI and the Wellness Task Force develop educational programming and workshops to improve student health and flourishing
•    In collaboration with PI and the Wellness Task Force develop video and web-based content to promote mental health and help-seeking behavior
•    Develop social media campaign to promote suicide crisis services 
•    Oversee the expansion of existing gatekeeper training on campus to increase the number of faculty, staff, and students trained annually
•    Oversee the development of an online course for family members that provides education about developmental risk factors for mental illness, basic gatekeeper training, and education about how best to support student flourishing and mental health

Outcome Assessment
•    Responsible for outcome assessment of all programs developed for Sewanee Flourish
•    Responsible for comprehensive evaluation of campus mental health as a result of Sewanee Flourish
•    Maintain databases and responsible for statistical analysis

Grant Management
•    Complete and submit to funders mid-term and final reports, and other required paperwork
•    Provide oversight and management of grant budget
•    Review expenditures and charges, including P-card charges, requisitions, purchase orders, service      agreements, invoice payments, payroll, stipends to ensure conformance to sponsor guidelines
•    Responsible for post-award project administration and keeping abreast of changes in policies and procedures
•    Attend grantee conference in Washington DC during year one and three of the grant

Education: Bachelor’s degree in social science or another appropriate area of specialization.

Experience: 0-2 years of experience with prevention program development, program assessment, and database management/statistical analyses.

Job Related Skills:   Strong computing skills; high level knowledge of Excel and SPSS. Excellent interpersonal skills. Well-developed analytical, organizational, and communication skills, combined with the ability to be flexible and to multitask. High attention to detail. Exhibits the ability and willingness to learn and adapt to change. Demonstrates strong personal integrity and good judgment.

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.


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