Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Proposal Specialist in Durant, Oklahoma
Job Purpose or Objective(s): The Proposal Specialist works with program and administrative staff to provide expert guidance in the development of grants and post-award grant management to enhance successful implementation and compliance. You will report to the Director of Grants.
AFTER a 90-day commitment with a performance review
We are offering a FLEXIBLE work schedule for this position:
2 days ONSITE in Durant, Oklahoma
3 days REMOTE
You will coordinate the planning and preparation of complex grant proposals for assigned departments; provide expert guidance and assistance in the interpretation of funding agency regulations.
You will provide guidance and technical assistance to departments and program staff on grants; including the research and identification of relevant funding opportunities.
You will be liaison between program staff and granting agencies and collaborates with Finance Accounting in the budgeting and preparation of grant proposals; research agency and tribal requirements and prepares comprehensive budget justifications.
You will establish checklists, tracking systems., to ensure application requirements and deadlines are met following granting agency requirements.
You will analyze source materials and interpret data. Finalize funding application narratives.
You will perform program evaluations and summary reports on grant program performance and outcomes for senior leadership.
You will develop and deliver grant training resources, workshops, and one-on-one training sessions.
You will monitor the administration of post-award grants to ensure that budgeting and administrative policies, procedures, and agency requirements are followed.
You will troubleshoot grant application or post-award management issues for less experienced grant coordinators and program staff or for complex grant issues.
Performs other tasks as may be assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, communication, business, economics or related field is required
Advanced training, education or progress toward professional certification (Grants Management Certificate Program, NGMA Certified Grants Management Specialist, or equivalent professional grants certificate)
One-on-one and group presentation skills
Experience of grant topics, regulation and management
Ability to mentor and review the work of less experienced grant writers and assist with training.
Advanced proposal development skills, including research, data analysis, visual aid creation, and budget development
Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite.
Minimum of five years’ directly related experience is required
About the Choctaw Nation
The Choctaw Nation is the third-largest Indian nation in the United States, with over 200,000 tribal members and more than 11,000 employees. The first tribe over the Trail of Tears, historic boundaries are in the southeast corner of Oklahoma. The Choctaw Nation's vision, "Living out the Chahta Spirit of faith, family and culture," is evident as it continues to focus on providing opportunities for growth and prosperity.
Free gym membership
Free access to employee health clinic
Free lunch for casino & resort associates
Earned wages access once per week for hourly Associates
Paid vacation / sick time
Medical / Dental / Vision
401(K) with company match
College tuition reimbursement
Short-term disability, long-term disability, and family leave
Employee assistance program
Employee prescription program
CNO Paid Life Insurance
On Site Dental Clinics (Jet Dental)
On Site Mammogram Services
Free diabetes and hypertension monitoring benefit (Livongo)
Accolade- Concierge Benefits Program
Wellness Program that equals savings on health insurance cost (Virgin Pulse)
Maternity Care Program
(Benefits provided by the Choctaw Nation are based on employment classification)
CNO was selected as a winner in both HRDUS' and Forbes' 2022 "Employer of Choice" competitions:
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma received recognition as one of six Best Places to Work in the United States as selected by HRDUS
Choctaw Casinos & Resorts received recognition from Forbes as a Best Employer for Diversity in the Travel & Leisure category.
Forbes also recognized the Choctaw Casino and Resorts as one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates .
Job Administration and Clerical
Primary Location OK-Durant
Work Locations Durant HQ 1802 Chukka Hina Durant 74701
Job Posting 03/16/2023, 8:54:03 AM
Req ID: 23003387