Job Title: Grant Resource Specialist

Reports to:Director of Curriculum and Instructional Services
Typical Schedule:245 days/7.5 hours
Bargaining Unit:N/A

 

FLSA:Exempt
Job Code:1711
Salary Schedule:MGT07

JOB GOAL

To coordinate and manage the implementation of a specific grant to ensure that the goals and objectives of the grant are achieved and that requirements of the grant are met.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.

Communication

  1. Conduct school visits to lend assistance and support.
  2. Communicate with grant sources, collaborative agencies, and appropriate District departments in reference to the grant.
  3. Work with other supervisors and administrators to coordinate and promote grant objectives.
  4. Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  5. Assist in the preparation of District-wide newsletters, communications, and electronic postings related to the grant objectives.
  6. Use effective strategies to make presentations or interact with a variety of audiences.

Critical Thinking

  1. Develop long- and short-range plans for the implementation of the grant.
  2. Collect information and data needed for developing or evaluating grants.
  3. Use technology effectively.

Proactive Orientation

  1. Serve as chairperson for grant-related committees.
  2. Promote awareness of available media and technology appropriate to planning student educational activities based on District and state goals.
  3. Conduct train-the-trainer sessions necessary to support grant objectives.
  4. Demonstrate initiative in the performance of assigned responsibilities.

Facilitation

  1. Assist teachers and other professionals in the implementation of grant-related tasks.
  2. Use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to guide others toward task accomplishment.
  3. Facilitate individual and group problem solving.
  4. Assist trainers with school-based training workshop sessions.

Continuous Improvement

  1. Model appropriate classroom strategies for curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
  2. Set high standards for self and others.
  3. Conduct training in grant-related professional development activities.
  4. Observe and coach teachers as a follow-up to in-service training.
  5. Keep abreast of current research, trends, and best practices through reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, membership in appropriate professional organizations, and/or advanced course work.

Technical/Professional Knowledge

  1. Plan with teachers and other professionals for grant-related activities.
  2. Assist trainers with scheduling and preparing for training and workshop sessions.
  3. Develop an efficient and effective system for keeping records and necessary information.
  4. Provide assistance to writing and field test teams.
  5. Ensure compliance with all aspects of the grant requirements.

Constancy of Purpose

  1. Serve on District committees and task forces in support of District initiatives and priorities.
  2. Exhibit commitment to the vision and mission of the School District.
  3. Perform other incidental tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of this position.

Managerial

  1. Prepare materials, electronic media and other resources for meetings, task teamwork, and presentations.
  2. Work with the grant administrator to coordinate all grant related activities.
  3. Coordinate the selection of instructional materials and appropriate supplementary materials for implementing the grant objectives.
  4. Prepare and submit appropriate records and reports for local, state, federal, and educational agencies.
  5. Assist with developing and monitoring the grant budget and maintaining all grant related forms and documents.

Decisiveness

  1. Make and share decisions in a timely manner.
  2. Respond quickly in emergency situations.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Skills in written and oral communication, planning, and organization
  • Ability to read, interpret, and apply laws, policies, and rules
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Ability to use computers and electronic media presentation software and equipment
  • Ability to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret data
  • Ability to present to a variety of audiences

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited educational institution

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Florida certificate in an area related to the grant

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prefer prior experience in adult training, curriculum writing projects, electronic media presentations, and teaching

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Assigned Support Personnel

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and/or leg controls require exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as Light Work.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Grant Resource Specialist;   EST: n/a;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: n/a