Grants Program Coordinator

Legal Services Corporation

About the organization

Established by Congress in 1974, the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the country’s single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans. LSC currently funds 132 independent, nonprofit legal aid organizations with nearly 800 offices throughout the nation. LSC’s mission is to promote equal access to justice and provide grants for high-quality civil legal assistance.

Duties

Basic Function:

Under the general direction of the Director of the Office of Program Performance (OPP), or his or her designee, the Grants Program Coordinator supports Legal Services Corporation’s (LSC) basic field grants process. The Grants Program Coordinator collaborates closely with the Program Analyst for Competition (Basic Field) (“Program Analyst”).

The responsibilities of the Grants Program Coordinator encompass analytical, research, and support functions, including, but not limited to: analyzing grant data; monitoring and facilitating the grants process; providing technical assistance to grant applicants and LSC staff; helping to develop enhancements to existing grants processes to promote efficiency; and drafting and editing reports, instructions, and guidelines. This position is included in a collective bargaining unit represented by the International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers, Local 135.

Please refer to the application linked below for more information on principal duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications

Technical/Specialized:

A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience totaling a minimum of six years of related experience. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with Box, Smartsheet, and Salesforce preferred. Solid analytical and research skills, including computer-based/online research resources.

General:

Please refer to the application for general competencies required.

Salary

$65,663; Salary range: $65,663 - $73,958; LSC has a competitive market-based salary structure that establishes a specific salary range for this position with eight pay levels separated by seven steps. New hires begin at step 1. Excellent benefits package.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Submit a complete application (provide ALL of the information requested and answer ALL of the questions) and attach a résumé and cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Apply directly using the "Apply for Job" link at the bottom of this page. For more information about working at LSC, visit our website at: www.lsc.gov/about-lsc/careers

Questions can be sent to: [email protected]
Note: If reasonable accommodation in the application process is required, please notify OHR at 202-295-1571 or [email protected]

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