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Grants Development Administrator

Company: Utah Transportation Authority
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY Manages UTA procedures for researching, application, administration, performance, and compliance of federal, state and local grants. Administers Federal Transit and other Federal Agencies grants, also State and local grant awards, and ensures uninterrupted flow of federal funds. Acts as advisor to management regarding Federal and other types of grants. Assists Board of Trustees in meeting revenue goals through researching and receiving new grants and funding opportunities. Administers UTA transit projects for Federal planning and programming requirements of the Metropolitan Planning Organizations, MAG, and WFRC; and administers grants programs with UDOT and FHWA. Assist with preparing UTA portion of the Transportation Improvement Programs (TIPs) and the Statewide TIP assembled by UDOT. Coordinates grant activities with other agencies, provides assistance and acts as primary resource for the Transportation Awards Management System (TrAMS), Grants.Gov, and other electronic grant systems. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION/TRAINING: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field with a broad background in grants administration, ability to interpret federal regulations, and technical writing. Must have extensive course work and/or experience in the principles and practices of business management, contract procurement, and have skills conducive to working in a federal grant environment with many agencies. Must have technical research skills. EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three years in transportation and/or financial planning, and technical and business proposal writing with demonstrated progressive competence in grant and/or contract procurement. Demonstrated ability in written and verbal communication. Excellent organization skills. Basic proficiency in operating various computer programs (i.e. TrAMS and systems, Internet Websites and Google, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint). Business math skills for preparing grant budgets. Must have valid Utah driver's license. Must be a safe driver with no more than 4 moving violations in the past 3 years and no more than 1 conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the past 10 years. OR - An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. [UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.] DEADLINE: Open Until Filled PAY RATE: $70,599.00 annualized BENEFITS: UTA offers a competitive Total Rewards Package with features to meet the needs of a diverse workforce and their families. Package includes: competitive pay; an employee health and wellness program including a free on-site clinic with no cost to employees and dependents; on-site fitness facilities; medical, dental, life, vision and disability insurance; flexible spending account; 457 retirement; pension plan; retiree medical account; transit passes for employees and dependents; tuition reimbursement; paid time off including 11 holidays/year; training development and career advancement opportunities. HOW TO APPLY: Apply on our website at: For additional questions, please call Human Resources at 801-287-2324 to learn more about our opportunities and connect with UTA.

Keywords: Utah Transportation Authority, Salt Lake City , Grants Development Administrator, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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