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Grant Manager/Writer

Description

Under general administrative direction, the Grant Manager/Writer oversees and administers all aspects of grants applied for and/or received by the District, including active pursuit of grant opportunities, writing and submitting grant applications, monitoring implementation of grants, providing status reports, and ensuring the timely completion of all required documentation and reporting.

Grant Manager/Writer Salary

Starting salary $23,213 - $25,730 per year per Range A on the Classified Management Salary Schedule, based on experience

Benefits
Employee will be a member of the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) to which both the employee and AVUSD contribute.

Work Hours/Year
20 hours per week, 12 months per year, pending successful fingerprint clearance and submission of a recent tuberculosis test as required by the California Education Code.

 

Application Process
In order to be considered for this position, the candidate must submit:

  • A completed application
  • A resume with clearly described education and employment background, including dates of employment at each organization.
  • A copy of any required degree or credential (if applicable)

Applications are available for pick up in the District Office. Please mail completed applications to:

Anderson Valley Unified School District
Human Resources
P.O. Box 457
Boonville, CA 95415
707-895-3774

Grant Manager/Writer Job Description (0.50 FTE)

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under general administrative direction, the Grant Manager/Writer oversees and administers all aspects of grants applied for and/or received by the District, including active pursuit of grant opportunities, writing and submitting grant applications, monitoring implementation of grants, providing status reports, and ensuring the timely completion of all required documentation and reporting.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • As appropriate and necessary, establish and facilitate advisory committees to include parents, community members, school staff, students, Mendocino County Office of Education and other allied agencies;
  • Communicate with external agencies, government departments, and other institutions;
  • Act as District representative and liaison with staff, parents, students, and administration;
  • Use information systems for statistical analysis and report preparation;
  • Be responsible for the internal and external dissemination of data;
  • Purchase materials and equipment as required by grant;
  • Manage grant budget and ensure program and purchasing compliance;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by District

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Applicable sections of the Education Code and other applicable laws, rules and regulations;
  • Principles, effective practices, methods, and strategies applicable to each grant;
  • Community referral resources;
  • Effective staff development strategies and practices;
  • Interagency relationships and effective methods of program coordination;
  • Human development and learning theories;
  • Program planning and evaluation designs and models.

ABILITY TO:

  • Write successful grant applications
  • Manage grants in a school setting
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action;
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others;
  • Coordinate various student services with appropriate agencies;
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records, data and reports;
  • Read, interpret, apply and explain laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures;
  • Work independently with little direction;
  • Plan and organize work and meet schedules and timelines;
  • Be flexible and receptive to change;

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Advanced Degree
  • Valid California Teaching and Administrative Services credentials preferred

 EXPERIENCE:

  • Previous successful experience writing grant applications
  • Previous successful experience as a grant manager

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: some lifting (up to 20 pounds); carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; significant manual dexterity, ability to perform keyboarding tasks, sufficient hearing and speaking ability for normal voice level conversations, telephone conversations, and to hear and speak to be understood in indoor and outdoor settings. The job includes sitting (50%), walking (25%), and standing (25%). This job is performed in a school environment that includes indoor and outdoor activities.