Grants Coordinator / Associate Grants Coordinator

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Peoria
Location of position: 
Peoria, IL
$51,687 – $63,109
Date Posted: 
Monday, August 19, 2019
Closing Date: 
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Job Description: 

A cover letter is required along with the application. Position will be offered and filled at employer’s discretion based on previous experience and skills.

Initial Screening 8/30/19 – OPEN UNTIL FILLED

SUMMARY: The City of Peoria Community Development Department is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Grants Coordinator. This position will work with Federal, State and private funders to comply with grant regulations as well as interacting with other City Departments and local community development partner organizations. An ideal candidate would bring knowledge, creativity, and a strong desire to improve the community. The Department is looking for a candidate with experience in affordable housing development, federal grant experience and grant reporting and monitoring. An ideal candidate would have strong customer service skills, experience working with a diverse workforce, the ability to function in a fast-paced environment and represent the City of Peoria to the general public in a professional manner.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Public Administration, Economics, Business Administration, Political Science, or related field; and two to four years progressively responsible related experience required. Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job, considered. Associate Grant Coordinator position has a zero to two year progressively responsible work experience requirement.