A class incumbent is responsible for researching, analyzing and evaluating grant opportunities at the State level.
Nature and Scope
Work is performed with general direction from an administrative superior. An incumbent researches and provides assistance to agencies in determining grant opportunities; makes recommendations to agencies regarding feasibility and provides technical assistance to agencies in writing and submission of grant applications.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
Researches and identifies grant opportunities; assists agencies in the development of grant proposals to secure funds for new grant opportunities or grant renewal.
Interprets legislation, administrative orders, regulations, policies and procedures.
Performs short and long range analysis of federal funds coming into the state; evaluates the use of grant funds in the state's overall fiscal operations.
Serves as the state's liaison between Delaware's Washington Office and delegation, state agencies and grant funding sources to collaboratively work on potential grant opportunities.
Compiles and monitors statewide lists of upcoming and on-going grant opportunities; tracks statewide applications and award notices.
Analyzes current grant plans and makes recommendation for improved effectiveness; assists in the development and review of grant applications.
Provides training to agencies in grant writing and development.
Prepares reports related to grant activities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The intent of the listed knowledge, skills and abilities is to give a general indication of the core requirements for all positions in the class series; therefore, the KSA's listed are not exhaustive or necessarily inclusive of the requirements of every position in the class.
Knowledge of the procedures for obtaining grant funds from various federal and state sources.
Knowledge of researching and identifying grant sources.
Knowledge of effective means of communications both orally and in writing.
Knowledge of government programs and financial structure.
Skill in conducting research.
Skill in interpreting legislation, administrative orders, regulations, policies and procedures
Skill in eliciting information.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships others.
Ability to organize and instruct training classes.
Ability to manage multiple priorities.
Ability to present ideas and conclusions clearly, concisely, and effectively, both orally and in writing.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Grant Analyst
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Six months experience in grant writing.
Six months experience in conducting research.
Six months experience in interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.