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If you would like to be considered for employment, even if we don't have the job listed that perfectly matches your skills and interests, please apply. The Principle Foundation is always receptive to fresh ideas and great contributors to our Kansas City team.

Grant Administrator. The primary responsibility of the Grant Administrator is to analyze financial data, process grant requests, participate in grant decision meetings, and communicate with patients and the people who provide them with Christian Science nursing. Posted 3/10/22.

General Description

Our work is a combination of individual contributions, collaborative teamwork, and inspired spiritual insight. Because we are a small staff, there is need for both breadth of knowledge and specialization based on the strengths of the individual team members. All staff members take calls and participate in processing grant cases. All staff contribute to the administrative and housekeeping tasks associated with a small office.

Successful candidates will embrace collaboration while also demonstrating initiative. They will possess a high degree of professionalism, attention to detail, and service orientation. They will need little supervision once they are on-boarded and trained in their initial role and duties. They will embrace change and be eager to take on new challenges. They will continuously grow in their metaphysical approach to all aspects of the work.

Grant Administrator

Job Type: Full-Time   Location: Overland Park, KS strongly preferred   Salary Range: $59,840 to $68,000   Start Date: As soon as practical
  Reports to: Executive Director

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Pray daily for The Principle Foundation including its mission and activities
  • Create, administer, and manage grant programs under the guidelines of the Foundation
  • Review grant applications
  • Recommend grant awards
  • Make grant decisions in collaboration with the grant committee
  • Work collaboratively to develop and implement office systems that support the smooth functioning of the Foundation
  • Usea variety of software to process, record, and communicate grant information.
  • Organize, manage, and prioritize many tasks and details related to grant administration
  • Other duties and responsibilities as defined by the Executive Director

Basic Requirements

  • A deep desire – as evidenced in your background – to help others and also serve Christian Science and Christian Scientists
  • Use Christian Science in dailypractice
  • Recognition of the spiritual nature of this work and ability to grapple with issues prayerfully
  • Effectively support the spiritual and practical needs of Christian Scientists and others who may be assisting Christian Scientists seeking financial or other types of assistance
  • Efficiently organize the workflowand document retention needsof an operation of this nature
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Demonstrable collaboration skills
  • Computer skills with Word and Excel; database and phone training will be provided
  • Demonstrable problem solving skills
  • Confidentiality, thoroughness, and efficiency

Education and Experience

  • Experience working on a team in a professional setting
  • Experience in working with Christian Scientists in church or organizational settings
  • Experience in coaching or helping others with life issues like personal finance, budgeting, housing, employment preferred

Additional Useful Skills/Experience (any one of these is a plus)

  • Communicating effectively with Christian Science and non-Christian Science individuals and audiences


  • Membership in The Mother Church required
  • Branch church membership expected
  • Class instruction in Christian Science preferred