Grant Analyst/Writer (Grant Applications)/ Program Monitor)

GRANT Analyst/Writer (GRANT APPLICATIONS)/ PROGRAM MONITOR) dual job description Under direction of City Administration, analyzes applications for grants submitted by departments of the jurisdiction to determine whether the grant requested is consistent with the needs and priorities of the jurisdiction; does related work as required.

Writes, monitors, reports and reviews grant applications and grant statuses for the municipality.

Manages priorities to be accorded various grants based upon the needs of the municipality

Coordinates and notifies department heads the development of grant opportunities and solicits their
needs and recommendations.

Excellent writing skills is a must.

REQUIREMENTS: EDUCATION:
Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree.

NOTE: Applicants who do not possess the required college degree may substitute additional experience as described on a year for year basis.

NOTE, in addition: Applicants who do not meet the above education requirement may substitute experience in inspecting or reviewing activities/programs for compliance with established standards, guidelines, regulations, or contractual agreements or in the review, analysis, and evaluation of activities/programs to ascertain their adequacy, efficiency, deficiencies, and effectiveness in achieving objectives on a year- for-year basis with thirty (30) semester hour credits being equal to one (1) year of experience.

ANALYST (GRANT APPLICATIONS)

EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years’ experience in the review, analysis, and evaluation of grant writing, development and grant management of nonprofits and governmental organizations.

Knowledge of the functions and interrelationships of federal, state and local governments.

Knowledge of the methods involved in obtaining federal, state, and private financial assistance.

Ability to evaluate program and procedures.

Ability to exercise independent judgment in evaluating situations and in making determinations.

Ability to organize assigned work and develop effective work methods.

Ability to prepare clear, concise, accurate and informative reports.

ANALYST (PROGRAM MONITOR)
Under direction of the City Administration, is responsible for in depth reviewing, observing, and reporting on contracted funded programs to ascertain whether or not these programs are carried out in accord with contractual agreements or federal guidelines; does other related duties as required. Reviews contracts, federal regulations, and other related data to familiarize oneself with goals and
objectives of funded programs.

Conducts onsite monitoring of funded programs using a standardized report sheet for the purpose of observing actual operation of the programs.

Conducts field interviews of participants in these programs to ascertain if they are receiving proper training and/or benefits according to contractual agreements or federal guidelines.

Reviews program records to collect factual data on the programs observed to establish if the programs are in compliance with contracted proposals or federal guidelines.

Compiles and interprets data for and prepares reports containing factual information, conclusions, and
recommendations.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of approved methods of compiling and interpreting data for the purpose of writing factual reports.

Ability to accept responsibility for the accuracy of the concerned work.

Ability to understand noncomplex contractual agreements and/or federal regulations for the purpose of understanding the working of funded programs.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff members, project participants, and sponsors.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.

Salary range $65,000 – $80,000