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The Greater Salina Community Foundation is seeking a 3/4 to full-time grants and scholarships coordinator. This position will work with the Director of Grants and Scholarships to develop and implement GSCF and affiliate grant processes, including assisting applicants, reviewing grant applications and disseminating information to the grants committee. See below for complete job descriptions and application instructions.

GSCF provides a family-friendly environment and an opportunity to meaningfully impact our community, along with a competitive salary, paid time off, health insurance and an excellent retirement package.


Post Date: April 15, 2021

Job Title: Grants and Scholarships Coordinator
Responsible to: Director of Grants and Scholarships
Status: 3/4 to full-time
Purpose: To coordinate Greater Salina Community Foundation’s and its affiliate foundation’s grants and scholarship programs

Specific Responsibilities:

Grants Administration

  • Work with the Director of Grants and Scholarships to develop and implement GSCF and affiliate grant processes, including assisting applicants, reviewing grant applications and disseminating information to the grants committee
  • Ensure that grant criteria are followed in the selection and awarding process
  • Assist Director of Grants and Scholarships with grants committee meetings, strategic planning sessions, workshops, or other events as needed with Foundation grant processes
  • Look for opportunities to partner with other funding sources to enhance Foundation grant processes
  • Monitor and report on progress in any grant programs
  • Maintain files on Foundation grant funds, including meeting minutes, grant applications, agreements and reports
  • Assist GSCF Executive Director to develop new grant funds as needed

Scholarship Administration

  • Work with the Director of Grants and Scholarships to develop and implement GSCF scholarship processes, including assisting applicants, reviewing scholarship applications and disseminating information to the scholarships committees
  • Ensure that scholarship criteria are followed in the selection and awarding process
  • Coordinate and conduct scholarships committee meetings, workshops, or other events as needed with Foundation scholarship processes
  • Monitor and report on progress in any scholarship programs
  • Maintain files on Foundation scholarship funds, including meeting minutes, scholarship applications, agreements and reports
  • Assist GSCF Executive Director to develop new scholarship funds as needed

Other:

  • Seek opportunities to raise awareness of philanthropy in the Foundation’s service area
  • Serve as a public speaker when requested, including grant and scholarship presentations
  • Coordinate with the Marketing & Communications Coordinator and other staff to provide articles and information for the newsletter, the annual report, the website, social media, and all other communications highlighting grants and scholarships
  • Work with other GSCF staff members as needed
  • Help coordinate an annual GSCF scholarship banquet

Skills Needed:

  • Must have excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a team setting, manage time well, and manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to interact effectively with others
  • Must have and maintain a valid Kansas driver’s license and the ability to travel and attend off-premises meetings and events
  • Must have the ability to think creatively in order to advance and enhance the Foundations grant and scholarship programs
  • Must have experience and advanced skill with Microsoft office suite. GSCF will provide training on grant and scholarship software and database system

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Ability to work full-time in an office or remote setting

To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume, along with 3 references via email to: ritanorthup@gscf.org

Benefits include a competitive hourly wage, PTO, health insurance, and an excellent retirement package.


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