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Grant Coordinator

Company: City of Hattieburg
Location: Hattiesburg
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*NATURE OF WORK: *

THIS IS A HIGHLY RESPONSIBLE PROFESSIONAL POSITION IN THE AREA OF GRANT RESEARCH, APPLICATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION AS THEY RELATE TO THE CITY OF HATTIESBURG. WORK IS PERFORMED WITH LATITUDE FOR THE EXERCISE OF INDEPENDENT TECHNICAL JUDGEMENT AND ACTION WITH SOME SUPERVISION BY THE DEPT DIRECTOR. WORK IS REVIEWED AS NEEDED ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PROGRAMS AND RESULTS ACHIEVED.

*EXAMPLES OF WORK: *

* RESEARCHES GRANTS FROM GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES AND PRIVATE FOUNDATIONS TO DETERMINE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING PROGRAMS
* COORDINATES WITH APPROPRIATE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL CITY-WIDE AS WELL AS OTHER AREA GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS
* DEVELOPS PROGRAM GOALS AND OBJECTIVES, OUTLINES HOW FUNDS ARE TO BE USED, AND EXPLAINS PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO OBTAIN FUNDING
* WRITES GRANT APPLICATIONS ACCORDING TO FORMAT REQUIRED AND SUBMITS APPLICATION TO FUNDING AGENCY
* RESEARCHES CENSUS DATA, CREATES BUDGETS, CRAFTS STATEMENT OF NEED, AND OTHER STANDARD INFORMATION
* ADMINISTERS GRANTS, WHICH INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO: CORRESPONDING WITH FUNDING AGENCIES, REQUESTING EXTENSIONS AND BUDGET ADMENTMENTS AS NEEDED, REPORTING, DRAWDOWNS, BOOKKEEPING, ACCOUNTING, MAINTAINING MASTER FILES ON GRANTS, ETC.
* DIRECTS AND COORDINATES EVALUATIONS, MONITORING, OR AUDITS OF GRANT FUNDED PROGRAMS
* OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED

*DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: *

BACHELORS DEGREE IN URBAN PLANNING, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, OR RELATED FIELD; A MINIMUM OF TWO YEARS EXPERIENCE IN GRANT MANAGEMENT OR A COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND TRAINING. INDIVIDUAL MUST BE HIGHLY ORGANIZED, POSSESS EXCELLENT VERBAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND BE FAMILIAR WITH FEDERAL, STATE, AND PRIVATE FUNDING PROGRAMS. MUST BE PROFICIENT IN EXCEL, WORD PROCESSING, AND PUBLISHING/COMMUNICATION PROGRAMS.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 per year

Benefits:
* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: City of Hattieburg, Hattiesburg , Grant Coordinator, Other , Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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