WTLS Accepting Applications for Grant Administrator Position through 11/15

Position Title: Grant Administrator
Employment Status: Full-Time
Location: Jackson
Supervisor: Controller
Supervisory responsibilities: None

Job Summary:
Assists with the coordination of public and private grant/contract administration and supports the agency’s administrative/accounting functions.

Grant Administration

  • Maintains calendar of active contracts and grants as well as, invoice and reporting deadlines.
  • Follow up with staff to make sure deadlines are met.
  • Assists with preparation of interim and final reports, in conjunction with program staff, on grant and contract proposals.
  • Works closely with accounting and other staff to ensure that required data is accurately compiled, measured and reported.
  • Works closely with the Controller to monitor calendar, administer contracts, and prepare reports.
  • Responsible for maintaining organized and up-to-date contract/grant filing system.
  • Becomes familiar with and complies with the program policies and regulations of the Legal Services Corporation and other funders.


  •  BS/BA degree in Business and/or Accounting preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.) and databases.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with internal and external partners.
  • Excellent organizational skills and proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities.
  • Must have driver’s license and access to transportation.

Working Conditions:
Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Work after hours or on weekends may be required. Work is performed primarily in an office setting. Majority of time spent seated typing on a computer, writing, or talking and listening on the phone or with someone in person. Standing, walking, and bending are necessary on a normal day. Occasionally lifts and carries up to 25 pounds. Occasional travel is required.

Posted: October 29, 2014