Grants Coordinator – Clermont County Department of Community + Economic Development
Do you want to be part of a team that works with other departments to build value and drive purpose for businesses and residents of Clermont County, Ohio?
Do you like your evenings and weekends free?
Do you like excellent medical and retirement plans?
Do you want access to deferred compensation, healthcare savings accounts and other benefits?
Do you like 11 paid holidays and at least 2 weeks of ADDITIONAL paid vacation AND one personal day each year?
Seeking an energetic and creative Grant Coordinator with solid skills for proposing, researching, writing, coordinating approval, submitting, monitoring grants and other grant opportunities. Grant responsibilities include:
- Assisting with the operations of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
- Other grant programs with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
- Grant programs such as the State of Ohio Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP)
This position will seek out grant and funding opportunities for the entire County, including:
- The County owned Airport
- Animal Shelter
- Human Resources
- Bureau of Workers Compensation
- Safety Programs
- and other program initiatives that will further the County’s mission.
This position will also cross train with the Clermont Transportation Connection for specific transportation grant funding opportunities. This position must become familiar with various federal and state agencies such as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to understand, procure and administer funding for county programs.
Assists with the administration of the Clermont County Land Bank. Responsible for maintaining compliance documents, Board information and other information pertaining to the legal requirements of the Land Bank. Promotes the organization to local stakeholders and educates the public about the functions and abilities of the Land Bank. Serves as liaison with local communities and other sub recipients.
Assist in preparing and conducting public presentations related to HUD programs and prepares annual HUD grant requests, Consolidated Plans, Assessment of Fair Housing reports and any other documents required by HUD. Also, prepares and conducts public presentations, communications and notifications related to grant programs. Attends meetings, seminars or conferences that are relevant to these programs. This job includes handling financial responsibilities of the grants received which include record keeping, budgeting, project accounting, and participation in monitoring/audit processes.
An Associate’s degree in public administration, grants management or similar field required; Bachelor’s Degree desired but will consider education, training and/or experience in an amount equal to the Minimum Qualifications stated above.
Strong writing skills are a must as well as excellent organizational and project management skills. Knowledge of fundamental accounting principles and experience in basic fiscal processing, budget analysis and math.
Experience with Microsoft Office applications or current office suite software including Word, Excel and other financially oriented software applications; operation of standard office equipment; ability to learn and use County hardware and software applications.
Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.
Must be able to go onto or into an unfinished construction site for reporting or monitoring of project.
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