Under general supervision, research, develop and submit grant or similar funding requests to private and governmental sources for City projects and programs.
Researches and identifies grant opportunities that meet City needs and are consistent with the City's objectives; writes grant proposals and assists Departments with preparation of grant, applications;
Collects and develops supporting data and documentation to meet funding agency requirements;
Facilitates the application process as needed;
Researches, acquires and maintains City, state and national statistics and resource information to support grant applications;
Coordinates administration of grant programs with City administration, including policy and program development, funding recommendation, grant application analysis, contract development and monitoring, and jurisdictional coordination;
Reviews grant financial requirements and accounting information, and coordinates fiscal compliance with funding agency;
Coordinates and participates in City meetings related to grant program needs and applications; discusses funding needs to determine feasibility of grant-funded assistance;
Develops goals and objectives for funding departmental programs and activities;
Researches sources of financial assistance; identifies staffing, equipment, facilities and related program needs;
Identifies grant funding requirements and restrictions;
Serves as liaison between the City and outside funding agencies and service providers;
Creates and maintains an accurate system to track grant programs and assist departments with reporting requirements;
Assists Departments to prepare reports on grant-funded projects as required by funding sources;
Monitors Federal and state legislative trends and issues that affect state and City funding and grant programs; assists City staff in developing partnerships with other agencies in order to expand funding possibilities; responds to requests for information; advises City management on grant program issues and procedures; provides technical information to City staff as authorized; provides assistance to other government agencies and the public within scope of authority;
Perform related duties as directed.
A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, English, or a related field, and two (2) years of experience writing, developing or administering contracts or grants, including preparation of grant applications, contracts or similar documents.
Valid Texas Driver's License
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Research methods for grant funded programs;
Contracts and records management;
Grant application and administration process and procedures;
Project and grant management principles and techniques;
Federal directives, programmatic assessments and government required forms;
City financial systems including budgeting and fund accounting;
Business and personal computers, and spreadsheet software applications;
City organization, operations, policies and procedures.
Assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands;
Interpret a variety of technical prepare accounting/financial reports;
Reconcile revenue and expenditure;
Prepare, maintain and analyze accounting information and records;
Ensure compliance with accounting regulations,
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
Establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers and representatives from other local, state and Federal agencies.
Occasionally walk, sometimes over rough terrain;
Frequently flex upper trunk forward;
Occasionally lift and carry up to 10 pounds;
Occasionally crouch or stoop;
Frequently operate a vehicle;
Occasionally reach above, at or below shoulder height.
Application must be submitted online at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lubbock. Jobs close at 5:00 p.m. on the closing date posted on the City website. For a complete list of job openings with the City of Lubbock please visit www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Lubbock.