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Position: Grant Administrator

SEK Regional Planning Commission is seeking a full-time Consultant for researching, writing and administration of grants. 

Located at 20 S Highland in Chanute, Kansas.

Essential Job Functions:

Responsible for researching, writing, and administration of grants.

No two communities are exactly alike, as specific duties will vary from city to city and the needs that present themselves. Execution of programs and grants that will provide the necessary assistance to local governments, business, and other non-profit organizations in our region.

Serve as a Point of Contact for organization. Help orient communities with new grant programs. Contact with communities and the staff that represent them will be key.

Manage Community Relations

Interfacing with communities and openly representing an organization among pubic officials, businesses, and other agencies.

It will be necessary to attend some evening council meetings of the communities the SEKRPC is preparing applications for.

There is also occasional overnight travel within the state for conferences and training (approximately three times a year for one or two nights at a time). 

Skills and Qualifications

Community relation management – knowledge of a local community’s needs and the ability to interview others to get needed information are essential qualities.

Public speaking – strong public speaking skills to present at public and private meetings.

Interpersonal skills – a critical duty is building trusting and effective partnerships to facilitate engagement and outreach. To do this, they must be able to quickly relate with many different types of people and communities.

Administrative skills Perform general administrative duties as assigned.

Writing skills – creating documentation and written reports effectively

Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Computers (Windows PC or Mac)

Complete the application below and return to or 20 S Highland, Chanute, KS.

Passion. That’s the common attribute of those that work for our organization.

We are dedicated to helping the people who utilize our services. If you’re ready to make a difference, browse our openings or upload your resume and tell us your interests. We’ll consider you for future opportunities.

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