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BE30 - Grants Administrator I

Band 6  


State Specifications:

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:

Minimum 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:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to lift, carry, lower, push or pull objects 15 lbs.or more, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Frequent)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Frequent)
Ability to hear and/or understand conversations. (Continuous)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent)
Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)

Additional New Requirements:
Computer literacy.


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