That the inhabitants of the City of Midland may live well through the effective maintenance of public safety, health, and welfare via efficient provision of public services, activities, and enterprises which reflect intelligent opinion as to the needs of the community.
Under the general direction of the Assistant City Manager, the Grants Coordinator will research, write, monitor, and disseminate information regarding county, state, federal, non-profit and private grant funding for the City of Midland as well as administer implementation and reporting for awarded grants. The position is responsible for identifying grant opportunities that help achieve city goals and objectives. The position will work with city departments to secure funding to meet ongoing and future needs. The position will collaborate closely with city departments, grantors and community organizations on different projects.
Examples of Job Duties:
The following is intended as a brief description/illustration of the duties, responsibilities, and requirements of this position and are not intended to be all encompassing or all-inclusive.
Conducts research of available grant and alternative funding opportunities and disseminates this information to the applicable departments. Serve as lead writer for grant proposals; drafts and submits grant applications to prospective funders in collaboration with appropriate departments. Maintains a grant database for the City, compiling grant applications and establishing grant writing and management policies for the city. Administer grants to conform to compliance requirements including preparation of technical reports. Facilitates cross-departmental communication regarding grant opportunities, grant applications, and grant management. Serves as City liaison with other agencies and community organizations and may attend grant seminars, conferences and meetings related to potential funding. Reviews and processes requests for payments and monitors compliance with grant terms and conditions. Prepares agenda items for City Council consideration regarding acceptance of grants and budget amendments for grant projects.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, non-profit management, public administration or a closely related field. Three years of work experience in grant administration or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience sufficient to demonstrate ability to perform the job.
Working knowledge of federal, state, local and foundation regulations governing grants and their funding mechanisms including expenditure reporting requirements. Excellent analytical, writing and communication skills. Ability to present findings and recommendations to City Council.
Full information on the position, including examples of typical duties performed and a comprehensive list of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job can be found on the City of Midland website: www.cityofmidlandmi.gov. Interested candidates may submit an on-line application and resume through the City employment page: https://cityofmidlandmi.gov/1412/Current-Job-Openings
To apply for this job please visit www.cityofmidlandmi.gov.