Grant Program Assistant
Communities In Schools of Georgia - Atlanta, GA

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Job Summary

Primary responsibility is to provide administrative and programmatic support to the AmeriCorps grants initiative. This position reports to the Strategies Coordinator for Tutoring Projects. This position is contingent upon continued funding.

Tasks Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist grant manager in creating and maintaining members files
  • Monitor members’ files for accurate documentation
  • Maintain records of members’ hours through online data collection system and liaise with site supervisors
  • Consolidate quarterly and other reports into one master spreadsheet
  • Compile and proofread all reports and training materials
  • Maintain calendar of all AmeriCorps activities including meetings, trainings, projects and members payroll
  • Provide logistic support for site and web-based trainings for members
  • Maintain administrative correspondence for the program
  • Conduct internet research information for training and technical assistance
  • Attend meetings and events, as requested by CIS of Georgia and the strategies team
  • Collaborate with grants team to complete departmental goals and objectives
  • Create and maintain all virtual communication channels: e-newsletter, Facebook page, virtual cafe
  • Other duties as assigned
Position Requirements
  • College degree in sociology or social services
  • At least one year of administrative work-related experience in education and/or event coordination
  • Above average skills in word processing, spreadsheet, internet, presentation, publishing software
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of proofreading ability
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task as part of a team and ability to work under pressure and prioritize tasks and projects
  • Basic math skills and sound judgment required
  • Familiarity with education and dropout prevention issues preferred
  • Working knowledge of popular web-based social networks and P2P services
WORK ENVIRONMENT : 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, sit, use hands and arms, stand, walk, and have the ability to utilize basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, printers, etc. The employee may occasionally need to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Employee may need to drive long distances in various types of weather.
CIS of GA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment decisions and actions including, but not limited to, hiring, recruitment, compensation, benefits, promotions, evaluations, layoffs, terminations, and rehires

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