Annual Salary Range: $77,642.77 - $120,346.30 First Review of Applications: May 19, 2023 Expected Start Date: July 2023
Description As a member of the Grants team, the Senior Grants Program Analyst will research and analyze discretionary Federal and State grant opportunities. This position will lead the coordination efforts with internal teams and management to evaluate appropriateness and applicability of available Federal and State discretionary grants and manage the ongoing list of vetted opportunities. The Senior Grants Program Analyst will provide grant support for internal and external agencies and stakeholders in the region. This position is best suited for someone with expertise in finance, grant writing, and grant administration.
Benefits SANDAG offers comprehensive benefits, to include health, dental, and vision insurance as well as employee assistance, wellness, and work/life balance programs. Additionally, SANDAG offers the following:
Hybrid work schedule (Monday and Wednesday telework days; Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday in office)
9/80 flexible work schedule (every other Monday off)
Pay-for-performance merit increases
CalPERS pension plan with employer and employee contributions
Excellent health insurance options for employees and their eligible dependents
Free dental and vision insurance for employees and their eligible dependents
Education Assistance of up to $5,250 a year for regular employees
Free transit pass for use throughout the San Diego region, Rapid Express, Trolley, and COASTER
Paid time off including 12 paid holidays, 2 floating holiday days, generous paid time off (PTO) per year
Bachelor's degree with major coursework in public administration, business administration, English, finance, or a related field; a combination of education and recent work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Five or more years of recent professional full-time work experience in grant writing or grant administration for a public agency or similar organization.
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of grant programs, preferably in a setting involving public funds; ability to understand, interpret and apply complex specifications, such as matching funds consistent with NOFO requirements, Federal and State regulations, and provisions related to grant programs.
Demonstrated experience researching, analyzing, collecting, and compiling information for grant application submission, including reviewing, and analyzing application requirements; experience with creating, utilizing, and reviewing application checklists and schedules, and final application submission.
About SANDAG (San Diego Association of Governments)
SANDAG is one of the most recognized regional agencies in the nation with responsibilities that cover a broad range of complex, interrelated program areas connected by a Quality of Life theme. We are best known for our efforts related to transportation and this role continues to expand as we push beyond traditional boundaries to deliver a state-of-the-art transportation system for the region. In recent years SANDAG’s leadership in areas such as comprehensive land use and environmental planning, public safety, and modeling and data systems, also have earned us much acclaim. With an employee group about 300 strong, we work for our Board of Directors - mayors, councilmembers, supervisors, and other leaders representing the jurisdictions within the San Diego region and neighboring areas. They play the important role of making policy decisions that shape the future of the region. Our collaboration with stakeholders, partners, and the community, the precision of our data, the completeness of our reports and studies, and our sound recommendations are essential components of the regional decision-making process.