GRANTS COORDINATOR

Functions

Monitors the financial management of grants (e.g. budget preparation, budget adjustments, expenditures, etc.) for the purpose of complying with all program and funding guidelines of awarding organizations.

Essential Functions

Collaborates with a variety of parties (e.g. district personnel, community organizations, etc.) for the purpose of securing funding to maintain and enhance services and/or programs.

Coordinates all grant processes (e.g. evaluations, budget, finance, reports, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring compliance with the district and funder guidelines.

Develops forms, processes, procedures, and policies for the purpose of implementing a consistent grant application methodology.

Develops grant applications and related documents (e.g. required reports, budgets, specific inquiries, etc.) for the purpose of submitting to the appropriate funding agency.

Evaluates degree of match between listed grant priority area and system needs for the purpose of matching needs with funding sources.

Monitors proposals and funding application requirements (e.g. presentation (number of copies and binding), content, delivery method and labeling, deadlines, eligibility for grant, etc.) for the purpose of utilizing time and resources to maximize successful awarding of grant funds.

Participates in meetings, workshops and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.

Presents concepts, status, and information to a variety of groups (e.g. funding requests, grant applications, identifying underfunded services, etc.) for the purpose of gaining the required administrative and board approvals, providing progress reports to administration and funding sources and/or advising other staff of potential funding sources.

Presents grant workshops for the purpose of increasing district staff skills in obtaining funds.

Researches grant opportunities (e.g. facility improvements, curriculum development, administrative needs, etc.) for the purpose of developing additional funding resources for both current and proposed services, programs and administrative operations as well as serving as a clearinghouse for potential grant funding opportunities.

Other Functions

Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: planning and managing projects, operating standard office equipment; preparing and maintaining accurate records; utilizing pertinent software applications; grant writing; and grantmanship.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform advanced math; review and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: medical, dental, behavioral health knowledge, fund accounting, community organizations, and public and private agency funding sources.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; often gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or Groups; work with data of varied types and/or purposes; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with groups and individuals from diverse cultural and/or educational backgrounds; meeting deadlines and schedules; working independently under time constraints; setting priorities while performing with minimal direct day-to-day supervision; working with detailed information/data; organizing and communicating information and concepts.

Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; and monitoring budget expenditures. Utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job’s functions. There is some opportunity to impact the Organization’s services.

Responsibility

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 80% sitting, 10% walking, and 10% standing.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree required Master’s degree preferred in job related area.

Experience: Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is desired.

Employment type: full-time

Compensation: starting at $53,000/yr

Once you have completed the online application, please download this AIHS Job Application, fill it out and mail or deliver to: 4141 State Street, Santa Barbara , California. Thank you.

Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full Time

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