Work Schedule: Mon – Fri (flexible shifts)
Department: Mentor Program
Hours per Week: 20 – 30
Number of Openings: 1
Report to: Executive Director
The Grant Coordinator should possess excellent writing and computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Access, Powerpoint and Excel), and database management skills. The candidate must be highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes, able to effectively work under pressure, use independent judgment and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints. Previous experience will demonstrate a proven track record in securing new funding opportunities; comprehensive knowledge of research, and the ability to distinguish and identify funding opportunities for special programs.
Primary responsibilities include preparation of proposals and grant applications, and performance of responsible professional and administrative work in researching, identifying, developing and responding to public and private grant opportunities in the areas of STEM, STEAM, Arts and Cultural Programs, Robotics, Youth and Children, Community Development, Education, Science, Engineering, Math and Technology.
Researches and identifies new government, corporate, foundations and private funding prospects.
- Generates proposals and supporting documents in response to solicitations.
- Generates revenues for Client programs and services through timely submission of well researched, well written and well-documented grant/fund-raising proposals.
- If required supervise other consultants hired by Clients for specific writing purposes.
- Maintains and implements funding calendar activities, including cultivation activities.
- Writes reports to government, corporate, foundations and other funders.
- Acts as liaison with program staff. (If needed)
- Identifies funding opportunities and new program areas to match client’s priorities, using research tools.
- Serves as a liaison to all funding agencies or organizations. (If needed)
- Engages with program coordinator at Kids On the Move for Success to solicit invitations to submit proposals.
- Special projects as needed.
- Ability to develop and produce grants and other proposals.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to determine informational needs, to collect and analyze information, and to devise and develop statistical analyses and reports.
- Knowledge of current developments/trends in area of expertise.
- Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
- Database management skills.
- Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.
- Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
- Ability to provide technical advice and information to faculty and staff in area of expertise.
- Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
- Knowledge of grant funding policies and procedures and applicable local, state, federal and university regulations.
- Knowledge of federal, state and/or community funding sources and mechanisms.
- Ability to conduct literature searches.
- Knowledge of budgeting and fiscal management principles and procedures.
- Knowledge of potential sources of health care contract and grant funding.
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