The Grants Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the County’s efforts to obtain grant funding by the identification and development of viable proposals for external funding of programs which address County priorities and goals. The position assesses program needs, provides technical assistance to staff regarding potential funding sources, provides strategies and preparation of proposals and budgets, establishes network contacts to facilitate obtaining and maintaining grants, coordinates the monitoring and evaluation of grant programs; coordinates required reporting to state, federal, and other funding agencies; does related work as required. Work requires a considerable knowledge of planning, program development, program evaluation, grant writing and potential funding sources. Excellent communication skills are required to coordinate efforts, mediate conflicts, and develop effective networks with other agencies. Exceptional skill in research, synthesis of information, writing and editing are needed to develop successful grant proposals.
The right candidate should possess strong computer and organizational skills, have the ability to interpret financial data and to synthesize large amounts of information from various sources, as well as have the ability to work under pressure to meet deadline expectations.
This is an exempt position with normal working hours being Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30PM.
- A Bachelor's degree in a social services, public administration, or related field; Specific education and training in research and outcomes measurement is preferred.
- At least three years of experience in grant writing, developing programs, successful applications, and tracking outcomes highly preferred.
- Cover Letter with salary expectations
- Online application, including the Profile Portion of the Career Center
Applications will NOT be considered without all the required documentation submitted.
See the detailed job description attached for a more in-depth look at the position.
The County of Adams offers a competitive salary commensurate to experience along with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off, and a pension plan with County contributions.