Grant Division Manager (U)

Grant Division Manager (U)
City of San Bernardino Finance Department
 San Bernardino, California
Job Description

The City of San Bernardino invites you to apply to the position of Grant Division Manager (U) in the Finance Department!

The newly formed Grants Division within the Finance Department is charged with growing partnerships with funders, sharing accountability for project success including planning and procurement, and maximizing available funds by increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of grant-funded projects. Further, the Grants Division will support departments in actively seeking grant resources through proposal development, project readiness and implementation. Grant funding plays a critical role in improving the quality of life and creating economic opportunity for the residents of San Bernardino. The Grants Division Manager will have the opportunity to play a pivotal role in advancing these opportunities for the community.

As the leader of the Grants Division, the Grant Division Manager will be responsible for a team of 3 staff members which include a Grant Manager, Grant Writer, and a Management Analyst. The incumbent will be responsible for the leadership of this team, and also support the division in grant research, administration, and coordination on a City-wide basis.

More about the position:

The Grant Division Manager (U) performs highly responsible research and analyses on a wide range of management, administrative, and other organization issues in support of the planning and execution of City goals and objectives to determine how these can be supported through grants. The Division Manager will also be responsible for providing recommendations on policies and procedures relating to grant functions, grant-funded project oversight, regulatory compliance, grant reports and grant audits.

The ideal candidate will be a highly accomplished, results-driven professional with experience managing grant programs in a public or non-profit agency, and have a proven track record of developing and managing teams. Competitive candidates will also have extensive knowledge of Federal and State laws related to grants application, administration, and compliance regulations.

About the City:

The City of San Bernardino is a community rich in history and cultural diversity. Influences of Native Americans, Mexican settlers, and Spanish missionaries can still be seen throughout the City today. From 1810 to the present, San Bernardino has been recognized for its scenic beauty and strategic location. Today, the City of San Bernardino serves as the county seat and is the largest city in the County of San Bernardino with a population of 214,706.

This recruitment may close at any time without advance notice. You are encouraged to apply immediately. You will not be able to submit an application for this position once the recruitment closes. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Creative Writing, or a closely related field; and at least five (5) years’ experience in not-for-profit, research, finance, or public administration, including experience in grant administration, grant management, grant coordination, obtaining funding for grants projects and programs, and grant writing; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Licenses, Certifications, and Equipment: A valid State driver’s license is required.

For more information about this position, please call the City of San Bernardino at 909-384-5104 or visit to apply.