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Company Name:
Calgary Learns
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
CALGARY, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Education and Research
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Grant Coordinator

 

Position:     Grant Coordinator Reports to:    Executive Director Date Posted: June 2019 ______________________________________________________________________________ Do you have a strong administrative skills and understanding of the granting process? Do you have strong relationship building skills and the ability to make strategic connections? Would you like to fund programs that make a difference for vulnerable Calgarians? If so, Calgary Learns is looking for you to join our team as a Grant Coordinator. Calgary Learns is a granting agency that supports foundational learning for adults in Calgary.  We make community-based learning accessible, and promote the value of learning for adults who are developing their essential skills and literacy.  Funded by Alberta Advanced Education’s Community Adult Learning Program (CALP), we build capacity in local non-profits that provide learning opportunities for adult foundational level learners through: Providing program and initiative grants    Supporting professional development opportunities for staff working with adults at the foundational learning level     The Grant Coordinator will: Coordinate the yearly granting process for Calgary Learns, which includes grants for Adult Literacy, Essential Skills, Immigrant serving and Indigenous programs and Initiatives. This process encompasses the creation of RFPs, reports, relevant documentation necessary for grantees to collect, monitoring the allocation of CALP grant funds and the evaluation of our process  Provide overall support during the grant application process including: supporting applicants with proposal pre-screens, reviewing proposals including program budgets, ensuring proposals match the mandate of Advanced Education’s CALP funding, recruiting external grant reviewers and preparing a summary of recommendations for the Calgary Learns’ Board  Monitor funded programs: developing relationships with key program leaders, conducting site visits and coordinator interviews, reviewing final reports and summarizing key trends in the field  Assist in the preparation and presentation of a variety of reports and materials including coordinating the CALP final report  Conduct periodic scans to identify initiatives and resources relevant to Calgary Learns’ work.   This could entail web searches, interviews with key stakeholders, etc.  Represent Calgary Learns on community tables and events as required  Assist with special projects and additional duties as assigned by the Executive Director Required Expertise and Skills Strong organizational and administrative skills    Superior inter-personal communication skills and a facilitative, empathetic style in dealing with applicants and grantees (face-to-face, by phone or via email)  Ability to establish long-term, collaborative relationships internally and in the community    Ability to analyse budgets  Proactive and resourceful    Works well independently as well as part of a team  Ability to manage and allocate time and financial resources effectively    Project management experience including program analysis, monitoring and evaluation and financial tracking  Excellent writing skills with the ability to synthesize information and prepare clear reports  Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of stakeholders  Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google drive Education and Experience 5 or more years of related experience.  Experience in the following areas would be considered a strong asset:  Granting  Adult programming, especially at the foundational level  Program Coordination  Non-Profit  A university or college degree in community development, social services or education is preferred.  Experience may be considered as equivalent. Deadline to Apply: July 2, 2019 or until suitable candidate is found To apply, forward resume and covering letter with salary range expectations by e-mail to: Nancy Purdy, Executive Director: [email protected] Please use the subject line “Grant Coordinator” Thank you in advance for your interest and effort in applying. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Position:     Grant Coordinator
Reports to:    Executive Director
Date Posted: June 2019 ______________________________________________________________________________ Do you have a strong administrative skills and understanding of the granting process? Do you have strong relationship building skills and the ability to make strategic connections? Would you like to fund programs that make a difference for vulnerable Calgarians?

If so, Calgary Learns is looking for you to join our team as a Grant Coordinator.

Calgary Learns is a granting agency that supports foundational learning for adults in Calgary.  We make community-based learning accessible, and promote the value of learning for adults who are developing their essential skills and literacy.  Funded by Alberta Advanced Education’s Community Adult Learning Program (CALP), we build capacity in local non-profits that provide learning opportunities for adult foundational level learners through:

  • Providing program and initiative grants   
  • Supporting professional development opportunities for staff working with adults at the foundational learning level    

The Grant Coordinator will:

  • Coordinate the yearly granting process for Calgary Learns, which includes grants for Adult Literacy, Essential Skills, Immigrant serving and Indigenous programs and Initiatives. This process encompasses the creation of RFPs, reports, relevant documentation necessary for grantees to collect, monitoring the allocation of CALP grant funds and the evaluation of our process 
  • Provide overall support during the grant application process including: supporting applicants with proposal pre-screens, reviewing proposals including program budgets, ensuring proposals match the mandate of Advanced Education’s CALP funding, recruiting external grant reviewers and preparing a summary of recommendations for the Calgary Learns’ Board 
  • Monitor funded programs: developing relationships with key program leaders, conducting site visits and coordinator interviews, reviewing final reports and summarizing key trends in the field 
  • Assist in the preparation and presentation of a variety of reports and materials including coordinating the CALP final report 
  • Conduct periodic scans to identify initiatives and resources relevant to Calgary Learns’ work.   This could entail web searches, interviews with key stakeholders, etc. 
  • Represent Calgary Learns on community tables and events as required 
  • Assist with special projects and additional duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Required Expertise and Skills

  • Strong organizational and administrative skills   
  • Superior inter-personal communication skills and a facilitative, empathetic style in dealing with applicants and grantees (face-to-face, by phone or via email) 
  • Ability to establish long-term, collaborative relationships internally and in the community   
  • Ability to analyse budgets Proactive and resourceful   
  • Works well independently as well as part of a team 
  • Ability to manage and allocate time and financial resources effectively   
  • Project management experience including program analysis, monitoring and evaluation and financial tracking 
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to synthesize information and prepare clear reports 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of stakeholders 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google drive
Education and Experience
  • 5 or more years of related experience.  Experience in the following areas would be considered a strong asset: 
    • Granting 
    • Adult programming, especially at the foundational level 
    • Program Coordination 
    • Non-Profit 
  • A university or college degree in community development, social services or education is preferred.  Experience may be considered as equivalent.

Deadline to Apply: July 2, 2019 or until suitable candidate is found

To apply, forward resume and covering letter with salary range expectations by e-mail to: Nancy Purdy, Executive Director: [email protected] Please use the subject line “Grant Coordinator”

Thank you in advance for your interest and effort in applying. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.