The fundamental reason this classification exists is to manage various grant projects and programs for the City of Montgomery which are funded through the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) and other special grant programs. Major work functions include developing grant applications and/or action plans, coordinating the sub-recipient selection process, monitoring grant sub-recipient, maintaining project files for grants and sub-recipients, and performing various related administrative tasks. Work is performed under the direction of the Grants Administrator. The Grants Coordinator differs from the City Development Technician in that Coordinators are responsible for development of programs and projects. The Grants Coordinator differs from the Grants Administrator in that the Administrator is responsible for all HUD and any specific grant programs to the Community Development Department in the city.
Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or a closely related field and three years of grant management and/or grant writing experience. Experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the
requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.