The Grants Administrator is a division manager in the City’s Finance Department, and reports to the Director of Financial Services. The division is responsible for several municipal formula and categorical grant programs. This in-cludes CDBG entitlement, Home In-vestment Partnership (HOME), FTA fund-ing for transit programs, DOJ/OCJP grants for gang and drug resistance, California Infrastructure & Economic Development Bank (I-Bank) loans, EDA grant, and various other funding resources and programs as identified to benefit the City and its citizens. The incumbent must be familiar with the principals, problems, and methods of grant proposal writing and administration. The Grant Administrator is responsible for developing and maintaining positive working relationships with granting authorities, and has overall responsibility for compliance with grant draw-down and reporting requirements.
Experience: A minimum of 3 years full time experience in grant writing and funding activities
Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in business, public administration, urban planning, or a related field is required. A Masters Degree in business, public administration or urban planning may be substituted for 1 years of experience.
Licenses: Valid Class C Drivers License