Grant Management Technician

  • Appalachian State University
  • Boone, NC, USA
  • Jan 25, 2024
Full time Other Administrative Positions

Job Description


Grant Management Technician

Department: College Access Partnerships - 240105

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from High School and at least one year of experience in accounting/administrative work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Ability to learn a set of procedures and follow them independently with minimal error.
Ability to regularly meet deadlines.
Must be detail-oriented.
Ability to work at least 32 hours per week.
All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

License/Certification Required

Essential Job Functions
Working location is Boone, NC, but will consider remote location within reasonable driving distance to Boone, NC.

Perform basic administrative procedures including processing paperwork, ensuring it is accurate and complete, answering phones, filing documents, scanning and organizing files using a standard filing protocol, maintaining office organization, and supporting CAP staff with basic office functions as needed.
Apply considerable knowledge of government accounting methods, program laws and regulations, procedures, and accounting practices needed to perform the work. Apply the knowledge in a variety of technology, financial systems and packages to create and maintain data. Develop formulas for basic spreadsheets. Maintain ongoing communication with partners to include county financial officers with an understanding of school district policies and procedures. Attention to detail, organization, setting and meeting deadlines, and always remaining audit-ready are required. Effective collaboration skills are essential to working with the team, within administration. Position requires effective analyzing, examining, tracking, inquiring, and ensuring deadlines are met for match and reimbursement packets, which are submitted on a monthly basis from 11 different counties across western North Carolina. Critical thinking skills are necessary to provide regular recommendations for improved efficiencies in processes and procedures. An operational mindset is required.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position

Preferred Qualifications
Prefer individual to have experience with travel procedures, purchasing procedures, Grants Management, and aspects of University funding.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution is preferred.

Work Schedule/Hours: A minimum of 32 hours per week (4 full days) is required. Monday – Friday during the hours of 8:00am – 5:00pm.
Anticipated Hiring Range:
Closing Date:

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Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

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