Tolleson Union High School District #214
To develop partnerships and to seek funding for projects within the Tolleson Union High School District as well as support District goals. The incumbent will need to coordinate, monitor, manage, modify, and maintain/prepare reports on federal, state, and private programs and grants. The incumbent will align District goals to grant opportunities and coordinate the delivery of services for student through grand and other special funding in all school settings. To manage and report grant expenditures upon completion of the grant life.
- Provides leadership to ensure understanding and promotion of the educational goals and objectives of the district, guiding the development, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of all assigned grants.
- Actively seeks out and develops partnerships with business and other agencies/entities to support the sustainability of grant-funded projects.
- Directs the creation and editing of publications for grant project guidelines and materials for distribution to appropriate district staff.
- Prepares annual grant applications and amendments for submission. Completes and/or approves completion reports prior to submission.
- Keeps abreast of developments in federal, state, and privately sponsored projects and provides information to district leadership to determine the appropriateness of the projects/programs for inclusion in the district’s educational program.
- Leads in the development and coordination of the sections of the budget pertaining to grants projects as assigned. Monitors budget expenditures and regularly communicates budget status to school and district-level personnel.
- Keeps district administration informed and apprised of needs, activities, and effectiveness of projects.
- Monitors the district’s grants projects to assure budget and reporting compliance. • Coordinates the grant-funded programs at each of the schools with principals and assigned staff.
- Works with principals and other administrators in developing, monitoring, and evaluating both school-based and district level grants’ projects.
- Provides for parental and staff involvement in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the grants’ projects.
- Seeks additional funding sources to better serve the needs of students.
- Completes and submits all exit reports and requirements
- Performs other duties as assigned or required.
- Bachelor’s Degree (preferred) or equivalent combination of education and experience • A minimum of 2 years of experience in grant or proposal writing
- Must be able to pass a fingerprint and background clearance check.
- May be required to work outside normal working hours.
- May be required to travel to perform work functions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
KNOWLEDGE is required in applicable federal, state, county, and city statutes, rules, policies, and procedures. Must be knowledgeable of applicable Tolleson Union High School District and departmental policies and procedures. Specific knowledge required to perform the functions of the job includes but is not limited to: working knowledge of the grant writing process and the monitoring of grant projects.
SKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: development and communication of working relationships with school district staff and outside vendors; exceptional written, oral, and interpersonal skills; organization and planning; operation of a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications.
ABILITY is required to schedule a significant number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate and/or classify data; and consider a wide variety of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals, and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school and central office-based staff and parents by demonstrating excellent human relations skills and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing work with specific, job-related data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment and utilize computer special education records management software system. In working with others, independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Ability to collect data and generate reports is required. Problem solving with data requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stoop, reach, stand, walk, lift, pull, push, grasp, talk, hear, see and use repetitive motions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds of materials, etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The working hours are somewhat flexible as the job may require hours beyond normal business hours.
Salary: Tier I on Administrative Placement Salary Schedule. Reports to: Director of Grants and Federal Programs. FLSA: Exempt.
Work Calendar: 12-month.
Evaluation: Evaluated annually as outlined in Governing Board Policy. Board Approved Date