Development of programs and funding mechanisms to sustain and advance agency operations, including needs assessment, planning, research, analysis, grant writing, budget preparation and program development.
Assist in the fulfillment of the agency’s vision, “For Those We Serve,” by empowering individuals who thrive as healthy, self-sufficient and contributing members of our communities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Under general supervision performs a variety of assignments involving grant writing, research, analysis and administrative duties.
Assignments may be directed toward accomplishing specific projects or broad objectives of program operations.
Writes grant proposals, memoranda of understanding, job descriptions, budget justifications, correspondence, evaluations, plans, data collection and analysis, policies and procedures, reports, position papers, surveys, forms, brochures and other documents. Drafts program budgets for funding proposals. Maintains supporting documents. Develops and maintains an agency document library as a resource for programs.
Researches policy issues and funding opportunities for Fresno EOC programs and recommends courses of action. Develops plans, schedules meetings and maintains contact lists.
Analyzes funding announcements and opportunities, gathers resource materials and develop schedules for meeting deadlines. Administers central clearinghouse for grant opportunities.
Consults with program staff and community associates as appropriate. Develops approaches and program concepts to meet funding requirements, and suggests alternative approaches.
Identifies community resources for collaboration or support of proposals and community planning activities.
Performs research and compiles, organizes and tracks research materials, statistics and background materials, using both hard copy and online resources.
Evaluates effectiveness of programs and recommends modifications.
Makes oral presentations on research and planning projects and facilitates planning meetings and orientation sessions.
Assists with the preparation and delivery of professional training seminars related to research, planning, and resource development for Fresno EOC program staff.
Travels for agency business using personal vehicle.
Maintains regular attendance and punctuality.
Works evenings and weekends as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.