• (252) 946.8043
  • 1520 N Market St. Suite A, Washington, NC 27889

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Part-time position


General Statement of Duties:

Performs professional grant administration duties for the COG.

Distinguishing Features of the Class

An employee in this class works in the Planning, Economic Development, and Community Services Department. This employee performs professional grants management
work for the COG.  Work primarily includes grant administration activities to the COG members.  Work requires thorough knowledge of grants and is characterized by independent judgment and initiative in the performance of duties. Work is performed primarily in an inside environment.  The employee may serve as a lead worker or project manager.  Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Director of Planning, Economic Development and Community Services and is evaluated through observation, reports, progress on projects, and feedback from the clients.
Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Tasks

  • Provides staff support in all aspects of grant administration.
  • Prepares progress reports and reimbursement requisitions for local government grantees.
  • Develops filing system for grant documents and keeps records in order.
  • General knowledge of local government accounting practices.
  • Works with economic developers, administrators, and elected officials for member communities.
  • Researches and identifies State, Federal, and Foundation grants that may be beneficial to Mid-East local governments.
  • Attends public meetings; facilitates input; provides technical guidance.
  • Performs various duties as assigned by Director to achieve the goals and objectives of the COG, which may not necessarily be grant management related.

Additional Job Duties

  • Develops visual aids for use in presentations to the various groups.
  • Performs related duties as required.


Recruitment and Selection Guidelines


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices, laws, and regulations related to grant administration.
  • Considerable knowledge of the application of personal computers to document preparation, spreadsheet analysis, presentation software, and other related applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and systematically compile technical and statistical information, and to prepare technical reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms, to interpret grant requirements to officials and the general public, and to make public presentations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with public officials, clients, coworkers, and the general public.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of fingering, teaching, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.
  • Must be able to perform sedentary work exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
  • Must possess the visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and figures, perform extensive reading, and operate a computer.

Desirable Education and Experience
Graduation from a four-year college or university and considerable experience working with State, Federal, and Foundation grants; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirement
Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license.

Interested candidates should submit a completed Mid-East Commission Application and Resume to:

Mid-East Commission

ATTN: Planning, Economic Development, and Community Services

1502 N. Market Street Suite A

Washington, NC 27889

A Mid-East Commission application can be found at the following link:

Deadline: Position is open until filled

SALARY RANGE: Not to exceed $25,000 for up to 1,000 hours per year.