City of Garland, TX

Grants Manager

Location US-TX-Garland
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/11/2021 1:08 PM)
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# of Openings Remaining
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Target Hiring Range
Depending on qualifications
Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

Responsible to identify fundable projects fitting organizational strategies, by conducting research, and writing proposals to secure privately and publicly funded grants for departments, general operations and capital projects. Oversee current grants status in Health Dept. by maintaining grant reporting requirements and financials for several grants. Manager grant related employees.


Target Hiring Range: $65,146 - $82,243


Essential Job Functions

  1. Manager employees that are relative to grant programs such as social worker, department coordinator and temporary employees.
  2. Conduct grant research, determination of asset needs, proposal development and project management.
  3. As part of the annual budget process, develop proposed grant funded budget projects and monitor grant spending to ensure grant allocations are properly managed.
  4. Research and identify potential funding sources to support funding needs and programs. Network with industry trade representatives and private foundations; search for grant funding availability and eligibility; attend business functions about new or existing funding opportunities; and monitor state and federal legislation that may affect availability of grant funds.
  5. Create grant development resources for the organization and educate staff members about grants.
  6. Write grant proposals. Translate funding needs to qualify within funding source guidelines; gather necessary documentation; fill out and submits applications; and provide additional information, as necessary.
  7. Manage the proposal submission process to ensure timely submission of all required materials and coordinate and follow-ups on the progress of submitted proposals.
  8. Maintain calendar of submission and deadlines.
  9. Ensure compliance with all federal, state and foundation requirements including necessary reports.
  10. Monitor budgets and expenditures; maintain budget data.
  11. Track and approve grants to facilitate implementation of money; coordinate timely completion of project deliverables and disbursement of funds; and provide assistance in completion and maintenance of project related budgets.
  12. Coordinate activities related to the planning, organization, implementation and follow up of assigned special projects. Facilitates meetings with stakeholders; identifies objectives and assigns responsibilities; monitor progress against timeline and milestone data; and troubleshoot issues.
  13. Develop an annual grants strategy.

Minimum Education & Work Experience

 Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Public Administration
 3 years related experience
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

Education/ Experience:     

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Public Administration
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Grant administration

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:           

  • Knowledge of Principles and practices of grant funding agencies, finance and accounting
  • Knowledge of City Purchasing Policies and Procedures and financial systems
  • Extensive knowledge of research methods and sources of information related to federal and state grants
  • Comprehensive knowledge of basic Accounting concepts and Housing/Code Compliance policies and procedures as it relates to Grant funding
  • Skill in Microsoft Office (including Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to apply accounting principles and financial analysis
  • Ability to coordinate, analyze and utilize a variety of reports and records
  • Ability to operate software programs such as Microsoft Office, HUD database applications and presentation software
  • Ability to research grant funding availability and opportunity
  • Ability to research federal, state and local laws, codes, and regulations, and apply guidelines to programs and departmental functions
  • Ability to write and manage grants
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those in the course of work
  • Ability to train and assist co-workers in the implementation of grants
  • Ability to coordinate and track grants
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to adapt to changing demands
  • Ability to use modern office equipment and project management software

Licenses & Certifications

 Valid Class C Texas driver's license

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

The incumbent works in a typical office environment; relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards.


Models Organization Values
Customer Focus/Results Focus
Adaptability/Flexibility/Decision Making
Managing Projects/Managing People


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