Grant Writer

Tribal Operations · Juneau, Alaska
Department Tribal Operations
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $28.78 - $36.71

POSITION DESCRIPTION
Grant Writer


INFORMATION
Job Class: Coordinator 
Department: Grants & Resources

Type of Position: Non-Exempt
Location of Work: Juneau, AK/telework

Covered Position: Yes
Salary Grade(s): 10/11

Prepared by: N.Soboleff/J.Wise
Hours of Work: M-F, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm 
Employment Category: Regular, Full-Time

Effective Date: 02/01/2021


PURPOSE
The Grant Writer will be responsible for the preparation of grant proposals, and funding applications to government agencies and private foundations. Incumbent will assist the Director in grant resource planning, strategic planning, and technical writing to support the Tribe.


REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
Reports To: Grants & Resources Director
Supervises: N/A
Liaison To: Program managers of the Tribe


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Research funding opportunities and develop responses following specific grant application requirements
• Communicate with the finance department, program managers and staff to gather necessary and accurate information for development of grant proposals
• Develop grant budgets with the Grants & Resources Director
• Write and edit grant narratives which reflect the highest professional presentation of materials
• Coordinate with staff for grant writing and participate in grant application development team meetings
• Work closely with the Grants & Resource Director and program staff to transform the Tribe’s vision and ideas into funded proposals
• Complete proposals in a timely manner to allow sufficient time for proofing and quality review
• Ensure policies and legal requirements are followed as outlined in grant award letters
• Assist the Grants & Resources Director in developing long-term funding strategies and sustainability plans for the Tribe’s social enterprises
• Perform other duties as assigned


DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY
Spending Authority: N/A
Other Authority: N/A

NECESSARY SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
• Effective written and verbal communication as appropriate for the needs of the audience
• Ability to read, analyze, and explain information in grant applications
• Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Ability to work on multiple projects consecutively within different grant portals and meet deadlines
• Ability to gather, analyze and evaluate data
• Proficiency in MS Office suite of programs
• Ability to read and comprehend US Code of Federal Regulations


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)
• Associates Degree
• 2 years of grant writing experience
• 2 years of supervisory experience


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)
• Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Media, or related field
• 2 years’ experience in grant writing, prospect research, general fundraising
• Familiarity with 2 CFR 200 - UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS, COST PRINCIPLES, AND AUDIT REQUIREMENTS FOR FEDERAL AWARDS


UNUSUAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR RESTRICTIONS
The majority of work is performed in a professional office setting and is generally sedentary, requiring routine walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items weighing less than 40 lbs. Travel on small aircraft or ferry may be required.


CONDITIONS OF HIRE:

• All employment at Tlingit & Haida is “at will”.  This means that the employee or Tlingit & Haida may terminate employment at any time and for any reason.  Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position

• Tlingit & Haida is a no tolerance workplace.  All regular employees must pass an initial and random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment. 

• Tlingit & Haida requires a criminal background check for the safety of our clients.  All employment offers are conditional until Tlingit & Haida has received a Federal criminal background check verifying eligibility to work in these programs.

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  • Location
    Juneau, Alaska
  • Department
    Tribal Operations
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    $28.78 - $36.71