Grants Coordinator
Job Description

Able South Carolina (Able SC) is South Carolina’s premier organization promoting disability rights, independence, and equity for individuals with disabilities. Serving throughout the state, Able SC promotes individual leadership, creative teamwork, and cultivates a shared pride in the future of an inclusive state. 

Able SC offers a competitive salary with benefits including health, dental, vision, life, Employee Assistance Program, and contribution to a retirement plan. Paid leave includes vacation, sick leave, and 18 holidays annually.

To Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to jobs@able-sc.org. No phone calls please.

Purpose of the position: The Grants Coordinator is responsible for the management and coordination of all aspects of the grant process. This may include writing, reviewing, and submitting grant proposals, as well as managing the implementation and assisting with reporting on the progress of funded projects. The position is in direct delegation of the Vice President and Chief Quality Officer. 

Location: Columbia, SC OR Greenville, SC OR Remote within SC.

Hours: 34-40 hours per week (Four Day Work Week)

Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt 

Salary: $55K annually

Essential Job Functions (with or without reasonable accommodations):

  • Coordinate the monitoring and implementation of programs and projects that are funded by grants.
  • Monitor program goals, budgets, timelines, and staff hours and coordinate with project leads to ensure programming stays on track.
  • Review internal and external grant reporting to stay up-to-date on grant activities.
  • Provide feedback on program reporting to promote accuracy and best showcase outcomes.
  • Coordinate grant writing process and assist with drafting proposals.
  • Maintaining master calendar of grants and prospects and all associated files and correspondence.
  • Assist in locating, organizing, and retrieving key grant documents when requested.
  • Evaluate and monitor results in coordination with managers and manage communication between program and finance staff.
  • Analyze processes and provide recommendations for enhancements to grant programs and grant management processes as needed.
  • Assist with development of grant timelines and outcomes tracking tools. 
  • Meet regularly with project leads to get updates, troubleshoot barriers, and bring problems to the attention of relevant staff.
  • Ensuring acknowledgment of funders/investors via website, e-newsletter, and social media with the Director of Development, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Public Relations Officer..
  • Assist with submission of grant reports in funder portals or by other means after the reports are approved. 
  • Carry out additional assignments as delegated in a timely manner

Qualifications:

Experience with grant management and writing. Personal maturity, motivation, attention to detail, strong relationship skills, and a commitment to excellence in all aspects of work and time spent on behalf of the organization.  

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Computer literacy
  • At least two years of documented experience working in grants management at a nonprofit organization. 
  • Passion for disability rights and IL philosophy required.
  • Experience with facilitating teams and accomplishing goals 
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in written form 

Competencies: 

  • Independent Thinking: Make independent decisions on a daily basis to address the best way to handle specific tasks. 
  • Professionalism: The state or practice of doing one's job with skill, competence, ethics and courtesy
  • Personal Accountability/Self-motivated: The willingness to answer for or be accountable for outcomes resulting from your choices, behaviors and actions/being driven by one's own desires, interests, or ambitions. 
  • Clarity in Communication: The quality or state of being clear in communicating with an intended audience. 
  • Interpersonal skills: The capabilities to effectively communicate, socialize, connect and cooperate with other people.
  • Adept in Technology: Uses computer and other technology optimally to perform job tasks efficiently and effectively.
  • Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables.
  • Resourceful: Ability to figure out how to get over, around, or through barriers to success.
  • Attention to Detail: Extremely careful in addressing all aspects of each work assignment in order to produce excellent work and avoid any negative outcomes.
  • Demonstrates proficiency with cross-disability: Competency supporting and providing services for individuals with a wide range of significant disabilities.
  • Organization Awareness: Ability to use knowledge of the workings, structure and culture of the organization to solve problems and accomplish goals.
  • Time Management: Uses available time in an effective way through a process of organizing/planning how much time to spend on specific activities. 
  • Reliable: Demonstrates a high level of dependability in all aspects of the job.
  • Discretion: Ability to keep private information confidential. 
  • Information/Records Administration: Ability to compile, assimilate, organize, and analyze printed and electronic information.  

Able South Carolina is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, gender, age, disability, religion, or national origin.

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

 

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