Grants and Research Coordinator
Grants and Research Coordinator
Manager Title: Executive Director
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Other duties may be assigned.
- Identifies potential sources of funding from federal, state and local sources.
- Prepares and reviews grant applications and supporting documentation to ensure compliance with funding requirements, including collecting demographic and statistical data necessary for the applications.
- Maintains records for grant applications
- Assists with budget preparation relative to grants
- Provides research for new grants that fit the strategic vision of MMC and evidence based practices
- Manage grants and contracts, develop reports to meet granting agency timelines and expectations
- Recruit and manage student interns to assist with research and grant writing
- Works as part of the MMC leadership team to develop sustainable community relationships in providing domestic and family violence services in Fresno County
- Serves as part of the MMC management team
- Ability to work as a team member and to coordinate with the Directors on the development of grant submissions that represent all aspects of the agencies diverse operations.
- Ability to meet and work under the pressure of deadlines.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four‑year college or university.
- Experience with writing and submitting successful government and private foundation grants
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to write creatively with little to no errors in grammar or spelling.
- Ability to speak effectively before groups or organizations.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
- Ability to adapt to the environment, to solve practical problems, to deal with a variety of multiple variables in situations where only limited standardization exists and to make independent decisions within scope of responsibility.
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
- Possession of a valid California driver's license and proof of liability insurance on personal auto. Must be insurable at all times at standard rate by set by MMC insurance carrier.
- Must pass tuberculosis test, drug test and fingerprinting test.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
- Demonstrated ability to work with sensitivity and without discrimination towards peoples of diverse cultures, races/ethnicity’s, socio/economic positions, ages, religions, genders, physical/mental challenges/disabilities and sexual orientations.
- Ability to understand the needs of families and women and children and a willingness to address their concerns with action designed to create change; sensitivity to issues pertaining to domestic violence.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to climb or balance, is regularly required to talk or hear or smell.
- The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.
- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.