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YOU MUST UPLOAD A COPY OF YOUR BACCALAUREATE DEGREE ALONG WITH YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT!
This position is responsible for researching, preparing, and submitting grant proposals and applications, administering awarded funds, evaluating compliance, and submitting required reports. This position requires strong writing, data analysis, program budgeting, and project management skills, with an emphasis on outcome measurement. Developing and implementing written policies and procedures for City-wide grant applications for funding and grant monitoring. Researching new funding and development opportunities on local, state, and federal levels. Maintaining and building relationships with funders and other strategic partners on local, state, and national levels. Drafting proposals, grant application narratives, and budgets and collaborating to finalize with involved city staff, finance department, and the Mayor’s Office. Submitting grant applications via paper or online portals; Monitoring and maintaining reporting schedules and requirements; Tracking progress toward outcomes and goals. Working with the Finance Department to request reimbursements and draw downs as needed. Drafting compelling progress reports and targeted program updates that fully capture programmatic success; Assembling all necessary supporting materials and documents, including budget reports, outcome measurements, success stories, etc. and assisting in the development of presentations for various stakeholders. Maintaining knowledge of current trends and development in the field by attending professional development training, workshops, webinars, and conferences and by reading professional literature in the technical areas. Performing other related duties as assigned.
Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally or nationally accredited university in English, journalism, marketing and communication, creative writing, or closely related field. Three years of experience in grant writing and grants administration. Knowledge of potential funding sources. Knowledge of state and federal regulations that govern grant administration. Knowledge of budgeting and financial guidelines. Knowledge of city policies, procedures, and goals. Knowledge of and skill in long-range and short-range planning, program development, and program evaluation. Skill in analytical and persuasive writing and strong editing, including the ability to convey complex information clearly to a diverse audience. Skill in time management, problem-solving, and setting priorities, including managing multiple tasks under minimal supervision effectively and efficiently. Skill in tracking the progress of grant awards to report expenditures and outcomes to awarding bodies and city stakeholders. Skill in the use of a personal computer and associated software. Skill in the use of grant sites – Grants.gov and JUSTgrants preferred. Familiarity and experience working with local, state, and federal government. Ability to work under pressure and respond to deadlines without sacrificing quality.
YOU MUST UPLOAD A COPY OF YOUR BACCALAUREATE DEGREE ALONG WITH YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT! If you need assistance with providing your documents, please call Nikki Galera at 478-293-1007.
The work is typically performed at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, and walking. The work is typically performed in an office.
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