The fundamental reason this class exists is to supervisor the Department of Planning and Development's Grants Division. Major work functions include supervising the grants division, managing the development of all grant programs, managing the administration of all grant programs, and interfacing with a variety of groups. Grant and grant related programs include Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funded grants awarded citywide under the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), HOME, Emergency Shelter Programs, as well as, non-entitlement grants, public and private grants, and other special grants. The employee ensures that all federal and state grant requirements, such as labor standards, environmental reviews, and project/program eligibility, are met in order to provide for new and continued grant funding. Work is performed under the direction of the City Development Director.
Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, planning, or a related field and five years of experience in grants administration to include two years of related supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the
requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Must be willing to attend occasional public evening meetings.