Employment Opportunity:  Grant Research & Development Coordinator

Grant Research & Development Coordinator -

The Wakulla County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Grant Research & Development Coordinator within the Board of County Commissioners. This position will be located in the Administration Office and will report directly to the County Administrator.

This position conducts research to identify private, corporate, and government grant opportunities in the interest to/for Wakulla County. Drafts proposals and correspondence to prospective funding entities. Is responsible for the oversight, development and implementation of grant/funding projects. Works closely with the County Administrator and undertakes other assignments at the discretion of the County Administrator. The incumbent must possess excellent writing and computer skills and be highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow up processes. Ability to work effectively under pressure using independent judgment and produce a quality work product under tight constraints. Must have comprehensive knowledge of research and the ability to distinguish and identify funding opportunities for special programs.

Qualifications: Requires graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, communications, journalism, project development or marketing or other related field, and five (5) years of successful grant writing experience and proven ability to secure funding. Professional experience may be substituted for the required college degree(s). Must have the ability to speak effectively before groups of citizens and employees of the Board. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply, send a Wakulla County employment application to Human Resources, P.O. Box 1263, Crawfordville, FL 32326. Applications may be obtained by visiting our website at www.mywakulla.com or can be picked up at the County Administrator’s office located at 3093 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL. If you have questions regarding qualifications and/or duties and responsibilities, you may contact Deborah DuBose at 850.926.0919. Veteran’s preference will be given to qualified applicants. Wakulla County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. This advertisement will close on Friday, January 8, 2021 at 5:00 p.m