City of Midland

Part-Time/Grant-Funded

This position is anticipated to be funded for a 36 month duration.

Application Deadline – September 30, 2021 – Open Until Filled

$25 per hour / up to 29 hours per week

THE POSITION: This position exists to administer grant funded projects under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, or other associated grants, to ensure compliance with all grant requirements and successful delivery of grant funded projects to the community.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Day-to-day administration of the City’s CDBG program in coordination with the Community Development Planner and under the direction of the Director of Planning & Community Development. Performs basic grant accounting, with assistance from the City Finance Department and ensures spending remains within the approved budgeted amount each fiscal year. Prepares City Council & Housing Commission agenda items related to CDBG. Prepares the City’s Annual Action Plan and amendments to the consolidated plan for CDBG. Reviews sub-recipient applications and assists sub-recipients in proper use of grant funding. Monitors compliance with federal grant requirements including Davis-Bacon, Section 3, environmental reviews, etc. Assists City of Midland Community Development staff with Housing Commission work.

(The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.)

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The successful applicant should have good research skills; ability and willingness to educate themselves on various grants, grants processes, and compliance requirements; and ability and willingness to learn on the job. The successful applicant will also have effective administrative skills including exceptional organizational skills. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are required. A two-year degree and 1-3 years of administrative experience required, and past grant administration experience preferred.

Full information on the position, including examples of typical duties performed and a comprehensive list of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job can be found on the City of Midland website: www.cityofmidlandmi.gov. Interested candidates may submit an on-line application and resume through the City employment page: https://cityofmidlandmi.gov/1412/Current-Job-Openings

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. The City of Midland (City) considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in accordance with federal law. In addition, the City complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. The City also provides “reasonable accommodations” to qualified individuals with disabilities, in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws.

To apply for this job please visit cityofmidlandmi.gov.