Grant Writer
Kenaitze Indian Tribe - Kenai, AK

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KENAITZE INDIAN TRIBEJOB DESCRIPTIONTYPE OF POSITION: Full Time, Exempt REPORTS TO: Grant Services ManagerINDIAN PREFERENCE: Native preference under P.L. 93-638KENAITZE INDIAN TRIBE'S PURPOSE, VALUES VISIONMissionTo assure Kahtnuht'ana Dena'ina thrive forever.Kahtnuht'ana Dena'ina ValuesThese are the beliefs and principles that define our people and will assure our future as tribe: Family: honoring and sustaining health and happiness of family as a first responsibilityStewardship: respectful use of land, resources and all creationsSpiritual Beliefs: acknowledging the existence of a higher power and respecting spiritual beliefs Education: passing down cultural knowledge and traditions and supporting formal educationVisionBy 2025, the Kahtnuht'ana Dena'ina have enhanced strengthened the prosperity, health, and culture of their people Tribe by: Working towards united effort with Native organizations other governments that impact our peopleDeveloping implementing a Tribal education systemLiving our traditional values practicesEmpower our sovereigntyContinuing to demonstrate resiliencyStriving for excellence in all of our programsElevating the wellness of our peopleUsing our talents resources to ensure we are able to take care of ourselves share with othersPOSITION SUMMARYThis position is responsible for the preparation of grant proposals and funding applications to government agencies and private foundations, and assists Grant Services Manager in grant resources planning and capacity development for tribal programs.QUALIFICATIONS(Consideration may be given to applicants with an equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and experience)Minimum QualificationsThree years of grant writing experienceProven organizational and time management skillsExcellent writing and communication skillsAbility to work independently and meet deadlinesAbility to work flexible hours and travel when required for research and trainingAbility to gather, analyze, and evaluate a variety of dataProficiency in MS Word and Excel Preferred QualificationsBA degree in English or related fieldGrant writing experience for a tribal entityExperience in organizational development and strategic planningESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSThoroughly read funding opportunity announcements and develop a complete understanding of the grant application requirementsClearly communicate proposal guidelines to the individuals involved in the grant application processAttend and participate in the grant application development team meetings Research, select, and organize data for use in grant applicationsWork closely with staff to transform their vision and ideas into funding proposalsWrite each proposal in the style, composition and format that will be most effective in reaching the target audience.Complete proposals in a timely manner to allow sufficient time for proofing and quality review Assist Grant Services Manager with developing a long-term funding strategy and sustainability plan for tribal programs. Perform other duties as assigned This Job Description reflects Kenaitze Indian Tribe's best effort to describe the essential functions and qualifications of the job described. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job. This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation. This is not intended to be a contract.

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