The Grants Analyst is responsible for applying professional level skills and has specific program knowledge as it relates to area of assignment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.
Provides technical assistance to grantees regarding grant applications, grant modifications, progress reports and budgets.
Prepares and submits grant application to applicable federal agencies.
Conducts grant related workshops and meetings.
Develops, implements and analyzes grant program related goals and objectives.
Prepares annual and biennial budgets, project incomes, ensures sufficient appropriations for grant awards, and analyzes expenditure reports.
Prepares detailed reports of actions taken in grant programs to provide information to funding sources to ensure compliance with grant requirements.
Plans and conducts grant training programs; prepares and updates grant guidance manual for use by personnel, which explains policies and procedures.
Develops, analyzes, and reviews grant reports, and analyzes data.
Develops reporting systems and monitoring methods to measure program effectiveness and to ensure that grant programs are in compliance with state and federal laws, and monitors grant projects for compliance with state and federal regulations.
. Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of federal and state grant funding business. Knowledge of state and department policies, procedures and guidelines. Ability to evaluate information and prepare narrative reports. Ability to communicate information and provide technical assistance to requesting parties concerning grant program requirements. Ability to analyze and conduct research. Ability to develop reports and schedules with applicable software. Ability to make oral presentations.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field; plus one year of professional level grants experience.
Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.
OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.