Job Title:
Grant Administrator
Job Code:
Posted On:
Job Type:
Full Time
Annual Pay Rate:

Category: Professional

Shift: Day

Education: See Required Skills

Civil Service: No

Background Investigation: Yes

Arkansas DL Required: Yes

CDL Required: No

The Grant Administrator position reports directly to the Mayor. This position will be responsible for the coordination of grant researching and writing; administering grants and outside funding to ensure City grants are properly administered, recorded, spent, documented and reported. This position will administer federal, state or other grantor agency programs in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), City ordinances, policies and procedures.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to research and identify potential sources of funding; prepare written reports outlining grant opportunities; communicate to Mayor and department directors specific grant opportunities.
  • Ability to write grant applications for submission in accordance with grant requirements to the funding source.
  • Must be able to independently manage multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities, deadlines.
  • Must be able to conduct training to instruct grant recipients as to grant objectives, requirements, performance regulations and other grant related information.
  • Ability to administer and develop select programs that serve to supplement local annual budget allocations through grant revenues.
  • Must be able to serve as the liaison between the City and grant providers; seek out and develop contacts with key individuals and appear before funding agencies to present information required for consideration of requested grants.
  • Ability to establish and ensure maintenance of grant filing and information system to monitor grants throughout the grant life, provide responses to information requests, ensure reconciliation between the City’s financial records and grantor records, and meet all grant requirements.
  • Ability to conduct periodic and regular reviews of grant files for compliance with grant requirements, assist with internal and external audits.
  • Must have and maintain a current valid Arkansas Drivers License.
  • Broad knowledge of such fields as public administration, business administration, marketing, accounting, finance, etc. Equivalent to a four (4) year college degree, plus four (4) years related experience and/or training, and three (3) years related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.