Grants Coordinator -- Texas State Library & Archives Commision -- Austin, TX

Division: Library Development & Networking
Position Title: Grants Coordinator - Temp through 08/31/2023
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Work Location: 1201 Brazos - Austin, TX 78711
Working Hours: M-F 8-5
Salary Group: B-18
Classification No. 1920/Grants Specialist II
Job Posting No. 00018183
Monthly Salary: $4,000 - $4,400/Month
Date Job Available: November 1, 2021

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Performs complex (journey-level) grant development, coordination, and administration work. Serves as the program administrator for select agency grant programs. Includes preparing, maintaining and reporting of grants; evaluating grant applications to determine appropriateness of grant or compliance with requirements and standards; contract management; providing training and consulting to applicants and grantees under the guidance of the Grants Administrator. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


  • Oversees administrative functions for select agency grant programs.
  • Provides consulting services to libraries about select grant programs.
  • Provides training for agency grant programs.
  • Prepares required reports for grant programs.
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies.
  • Complies with all applicable agency policies and procedures, including safety and standards of conduct.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • One year experience explaining program elements processes or procedures
  • One year of work experience with grant writing, grant research, grant administration or other elements of grantsmanship
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, or similar software to process complex documents and spreadsheets
  • Ability to interpret and explain statutes, administrative rules, and grant guidelines
  • Ability to write procedures and grant guidelines
  • Ability to synthesize raw data to formulate conclusions and write analytical reports


  • Master's degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program
  • Experience in a library or library system
  • Experience as a grant program administrator
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics or other customer relationship management (CRM) applications
  • Experience with electronic or online grant management systems
  • Experience with technology grants
  • Experience with state or federal grants
  • Experience in negotiating creative solutions and resolving differences among groups, such as with local librarians, project staff, library board members, and local government officials.
  • Experience or formal education in strategic planning, systems analysis, policy development, statistics, program evaluation, using statistical or database software, grant writing, or designing web-based documents.
  • Work experience in multiple aspects of library service, such as public service, reference, technical services and automation.
  • Experience in public speaking, planning and conducting workshops or other training, and planning meetings.


  • Submit complete college transcripts.
  • Submit portfolio of writing samples, reports, or training materials.
  • Applicants selected for interview will be required to make a 15-minute presentation on an assigned topic.
  • Travel by airplane and personal auto required; estimate 10-20% of time.
  • Overtime work required.

None; reports to Team Lead and Division Director.

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