BE30 - Grants Administrator I
General Nature of Work:
Plans, develops, coordinates and administers a statewide program of grant development and administration for a large state agency or department.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Identifies potential sources of federal, state and local funds to support the objectives of the agency.
Develops programs to obtain faculty and staff grants and stipends for advanced study, in-service training and professional development.
Plans and conducts activities to secure funds for facilities, educational equipment and learning resources.
Compiles and maintains research files, grant files and related records.
Formulates grant requests; assists grant applicants prepare grant requests.
Reviews funding recommendations and implements fiscal procedures consistent with the regulations and goals of the grant program.
Serves as liaison between funding agencies, institution administrators and researchers.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of state and federal development and assistance programs.
Knowledge of the principles and procedures involved in obtaining grant funds from various federal, state and local sources.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of public and business administration.
Knowledge of government accounting and budgeting practices.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with grant recipients and with federal, state and local agencies.
Ability to identify potential sources of funds.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A bachelor's degree and business, personnel, grant-in-aid or public administration experience.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A bachelor's degree and three years business, personnel, grant-in-aid or public administration experience.
MUSC Physical Requirements: