|Position:|| ||CDBG Grants Administrator|
|Municipality:||City of Meriden|
of Meriden, Connecticut
Department of Human Resources
CITY HALL 142 EAST MAIN STREET MERIDEN,
TELEPHONE (203) 630-4037
FAX (203) 630-5882
November 17, 2022
Development & Grants Administrator Full Time/40 hrs.
is professional administrative position working under the direction of the
Economic Development Director in Grants development and writing, Community
Development, and special projects. Administers activities of the City in
development; preparation of grant applications, general development, planning,
housing and neighborhood, social service, parks and recreation improvements and
preparation of technical work coordinating the Community Development program
under the auspices of the Federal and State grants.
Degree required with a specialty in government, business or public
administration or related field. Two (2) to five (5) years government
experience in federal and state grant administration or equivalent; experience
in CDBG preferred.
Range: $75,000 to $90,000
on line at https://tinyurl.com/meridencareers and you can e-mail your resumes/applications to email@example.com. Applications are also
available in the Human Resources Department, City Hall, 142 East Main Street,
Meriden CT 06450 Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm.
Last day to apply: Open until filled
Manager & Grants Administrator
Nature of Work
This is a professional
administrative position working under the direction of the Director of Economic
and Community Development in the area of grants development and administration,
community development, housing and special projects. The employee will be
responsible for administering activities of the City in the development,
preparation and management of grants and in community development activities
including: preparation of grant applications related to general development,
planning, housing and neighborhood improvement, neighborhood public and social
service, parks and recreation improvements, economic development, services and
facilities for the elderly, historic
preservation, property acquisition, energy savings, environmental protection,
public safety and other community development related activities.
The position includes
responsibility for management, supervision, and preparation of technical work
coordinating the community development program and related federal and State
grants. It also includes responsibility for all
phases of planning, financial management and monitoring of community
development programs adopted by the City of Meriden as well as other special
projects as assigned by the Director of Economic Development.
Examples of Work
Oversees the administration and
implementation of the City's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, including the development of the annual plan and year end
reports, implementation of the citizen participation plan and management of all
sub grantee agreements.
Develops programs in the area of
community development, organizes and directs activities of professional,
technical, administrative and clerical personnel in the community development
Establishes objectives, develops
procedures, supervises preparation and administration of work programs and
monitors all phases of programs adopted by the City Council. Coordinates
activities with other City departments and maintains liaison with various
public and citizen groups relating to community development activities.
Supervises some clerical
and technical staff in fulfilling the obligations of the various adopted
programs and special projects.
Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of research
techniques, grant applications, and the basic principles of administrative
Thorough knowledge of
Community Development Block Grant Program or equivalent experience and a
background in working under the strictures of federal and State regulation.
Community Development Manager & Grants Administrator (continued)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to carry out the
policy directions of the
effectively, promptly and without superv1s10n.
Ability to speak and write effectively in order to release information to the media
and the general public and to prepare progress reports for the Council.
Ability to work with the City Finance Department to track and manage grant funded activities using the City financial
management system and Microsoft Excel.
Ability to analyze administrative
and fiscal problems and to make sound recommendations as to their solution.
Ability to assign and supervise work of subordinates.
Ability to establish and
maintain effective working relationships with employees, officials and the
Desirable Experience and Training
Bachelor's Degree required with a
specialty in government, business or public administration or related field.
Two (2) to five (5) years of
government experience in federal and State grant administration equivalent,
including direct experience with the Community Development Block Grant program
or equivalent experience.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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