Projects and Grants Administrator

Job Details

Post Date: July 12, 2022

Will Remain Open Until Filled

Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority | Territorial

Description

The Projects and Grants Administrator is responsible for directing and coordinating administrative and non-administrative operations necessary to advance the mission of the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority as assigned by the Chief Financial Officer. Also responsible for writing proposals and for submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing and new grant funded projects. This is a Territorial position.

Essential Functions

⇨ Conducts research to identify potential opportunities to generate new funding in support of the Authority’s mission.
⇨ Develops and prepare grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, persuasively communicating the organization’s mission and programs to potential funders.
⇨ Conducts a full range of activities required to research and prepare proposals for grants applicable to the Authority.
⇨ Attends, participates or assists in the development of task force committees for various Authority initiatives.
⇨ Assembles and submits grants and other funding requests, including letters, proposals, budgets and presentations.
⇨ Conducts a full range of activities required to prepare, submit and manage grant proposals to effectively maintain records and statistics for grant compliance tracking and reporting.
⇨ Assist with other fundraising and Agency Outreach Initiatives as requested.
⇨ Prioritizes projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner, meet deadlines and manage supplemental material required for proposals.
⇨ Confers and cooperates with management and other personnel to carry out projects.
⇨ Assist the Chief Financial Officer with the preparation, review and presentation of reports and other written correspondence and documents to public officials, HUD and other appropriate agencies and individuals and the public.

Education, Experience, and Skills Required

⇨ Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field desirable.
⇨ Experience: 2-5 years grant writing experience. Equivalent combination of education
and experience may be substituted.
⇨ Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrate the ability to multi-task, work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment and problem-solve; Computer literate to include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and analytical abilities; Good oral and written communication skills; Ability to be flexible and work under pressure; Ability to work harmoniously with other agencies; Excellent phone etiquette and customer service skills; Previous grant writing experience; Experience working in deadline driven environments; Ability to write clear, structured, articulate and persuasive proposals; Valid VI Driver’s License required.

Salary

Salary: $54,080 - $68,640 per annum depending upon qualifications.

How to Apply

Application packages will only be accepted electronically at hr@vihfa.gov. Signed original documents will be accepted at our main office at a later date.

Letters of Recommendations Are No Longer Required

To apply for a vacant position, please download our Application for Employment. Each question must be fully and accurately answered. Incomplete, illegible or unsigned applications will not be considered. Original application and your supporting credentials should be submitted to our Offices located at:

St. Thomas/St. John

3202 Demarara No. 3
Frenchtown Plaza, Suite 200
St. Thomas, VI 00802
TEL : (340) 777-4432
FAX : (340)775-7913

St. Croix

100 Lagoon Complex
Suite 4, Frederiksted
St. Croix, VI 00840
TEL : (340) 772-4432
FAX : (340)772-4002

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