Safe Routes to School Contracts Coordinator

Posting Date: 05/10/2017
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Job Category: Program Staff
City Position is located: Lansing
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) is seeking a Contracts Coordinator for the Lansing-based Safe

Routes to School (SRTS) program. The Contracts Coordinator is responsible for administration of SRTS subcontracts with universities, non-profit agencies, schools and communities, which includes development and implementation of appropriate procedures to ensure compliance with federal and state guidelines, assistance with regular invoicing and grant reporting, provision of technical assistance to grantees (schools and communities) to train and guide them in reporting requirements; management of internal and external program evaluation; and participation in providing SRTS training. This position additionally supports regional SRTS action planning teams in application development, technical assistance, and community outreach to increase walking/bicycling to school for communities interested in developing a SRTS program.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Thorough knowledge of Michigan SRTS program and/or knowledge of bicycle/pedestrian infrastructure advocacy and planning
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and problem-solving track record
  • Demonstrated ability to be successful in a team environment and to foster a team atmosphere
  • Communication excellence (i.e., interpersonal, written, oral, presentation)
  • Proven experience in state and federal grant management
  • Demonstrated competence in Microsoft Word, Excel, GoToWebinar, and PowerPoint

EDUCATION:

B.A. or B.S. in business, accounting, urban planning, education or related field with experience in grant management. Master’s degree preferred.

For complete job description, visit http://saferoutesmichigan.org/2017/05/03/career-opportunity-safe-routes-to-school-contracts-coordinator/ 

Send cover letter, resume, and references to:

E-mail:             MTAckerman@michiganfitness.org

                        Indicate “Contracts Coordinator IV” in subject line

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 23, 2017, or until suitable candidate is identified

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