Grants Manager (JN22-67FN)

  • Town of Collierville
  • 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA, Collierville, Tennessee
  • Aug 16, 2022
Full Time Accounting and Finance Entry-Level
  • Salary: $55,000 USD
  • Salary Top: $65,000
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Phone: 901.457.2290
  • Apply By: Feb 16, 2023


The Town of Collierville is hiring for a Grants Manager to join our Finance team! If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference in your community, look no further!

About The Town

The Town of Collierville has all the amenities and services of a large metropolitan area successfully blended with historic charm and character. Through many years of visionary planning, Collierville has grown to be known as one of the most desirable communities in the nation to live, work, and learn. Because of this, we are very careful in selecting exceptional individuals to become part of our team. We provide amazing benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, Town provided life and long-term disability insurance, paid time off, pension, and more!

Job Description


The purpose of this classification is to perform high level professional work planning, organizing, managing, and implementing all components of the Town’s grant programs.


The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Manages the grants award program; establishes guidelines and timelines for grant request submissions; reviews submissions to determine requestor and proposed program meets the established guidelines for grant consideration; prepares and presents related requests during the annual budget process; ensures post award compliance is met by all recipients.

Researches various sources to identify available grant funding opportunities for Town projects and programs; works with department personnel on the development of effective proposals, grant application narratives, and required budgets; develops, writes, administers, and monitors financial activities of grant funding opportunities to derive additional sources of income from local, state, and federal agencies.

Oversees and coordinates development of grant funding applications to secure grant funding for projects or programs; prepares grant applications and related documentation in prescribed format as directed by grant outlines or instructions; ensures timely submission of grant applications and reports; oversees submission of grant modifications, cooperative agreements, and adherence to reporting requirements.

Participates in project planning and assists in scheduling project implementation; ensures compliance with all rules, regulations and requirements associated with each grant; prepares status reports on the progress of projects and submits to appropriate individuals or agencies; ensures timely submission of required reports and documentation.

Provides financial oversight for the administration of approved grants; assists departments in the preparation of grant budgets, budget amendments and related documents; assists in accounting for expenditures of grant funds; obtains from each grant contact person quarterly reports reflecting expenditures and reimbursement requests; develops and maintains master files on grants and records; ensures completion and submission of required financial reports in accordance with grant/contract guidelines; oversees special audits conducted by the grantor.

Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, discipling, and completing employee performance appraisals; organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work.

Operates a personal computer, general office equipment, or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, accounting, presentation, e‑mail, Internet, or other computer programs; performs basic maintenance of computer system and office equipment, such as backing up data or replacing paper, ink, or toner.

Maintains an awareness of proper safety procedures and guidelines and applies these in performing daily activities and tasks.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

Here is what you need to be considered for the position of Grants Manager:

  • Bachelor’s degree with major course work in Accounting, Business, Finance or related field
  • Three (3) years’ experience in public grant administration, grant writing, budgeting, and project management; must have supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job
  • Requires a valid motor vehicle operator’s license

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Additional Information

What's the Next Step?

If this sounds like the perfect job for you, please visit our website for the complete job description and application.  Please note that you must submit an official Town of Collierville application to be considered for this position.  A resume will not be accepted in lieu of an application. You may submit your application by mail, dropbox, email, or fax.

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Job Address

500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, USA, Collierville, Tennessee United States View Map