Montrose Recreation District
  • 20-Jun-2022 to 20-Jul-2022 (MST)
  • Admininstration
  • Montrose, CO, USA
  • $22.17-$27.39
  • Full-Time Employee

Comprehensive health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits. PERA employer and 401K contribution options. Paid time off (PTO) in addition to 9 paid holidays, and a family membership to the Community Recreation Center.


Data Analyst/Grant Specialist


(Created 10.26.2021 Effective 6.17.2022)

Wage Range $22.17 - $27.39

Benefits Include: Comprehensive health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits. PERA employer and 401K contribution options. Paid time off (PTO) in addition to 10 paid holidays, and a family membership to the Community Recreation Center.

General Statement of Job Duties:

The Data Analyst portion of this position is directly responsible for monitoring and provide financial and statistical reports. This is accomplished by managing and preparing various budgets, and computing financial and statistical reports. Other duties include monitoring and administering the billing and collections system and programs and making department purchases.

The Grant Specialists primary responsibility is to identify grant opportunities and write grant proposals for submission to secure a diverse set of funding and resource development which support the organizational mission, goals, objectives, and activities. This includes, but is not limited to, researching funding opportunities, writing and submitting grant proposals, grant administration, database development, and strategic planning.

Supervision Received:

This position works under the general guidance and direction of Business Operations/Project Coordinator

Supervision Exercised:

This position has no supervisory duties.

Essential Job Duties:

The following are examples of primary job duties assigned to this position. Other related job duties may be assigned.

Data Analyst:

  • Receiving and reporting agency-wide data on a quarterly basis.
  • Strictly monitors expenditures and performs regular reconciliations.
  • Perform operational analysis for the department, in such areas as project management, workflow and staffing, systems, programs, policies and procedures, and internal and external information sharing.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives through the creative use of data, communication/visualization tools and design/systems thinking practices. Aid in the development of performance measurement and processes for department activities; works with staff to gather, interpret, and prepare data for relevant studies and reports.
  • Support a centralized system for maintaining asset data and records for department in coordination with other departments and divisions to provide data sharing, cataloging and access.
  • Support department continuous improvement initiatives through creative data and information use/collection.

Grant Specialist:

  • Regular tracking of monthly grant expenditures for each active grant.
  • Communicating with grant funders about deadlines, requirements, and progress reports on a consistent basis.
  • Providing expert guidance to recreation partners about funding sources and grant requirements.
  • Coordinating the timeline and submission expectations of grant application
  • Providing timely feedback on grant applications to ensure MRD recreation grant applications are consistently strong.
  • Researching alternative funding sources to advise program leadership on new funding mechanisms.

Position Qualifications:

Experience & Knowledge:

A bachelor's degree related to finance, environmental, natural resources or related field from an accredited institution AND one year of relevant professional experience. OR a combination of education and/or experience equivalent.

Experience interpreting complex information, such as, laws, regulations, and/or policies related to grant programs.

Must possess excellent research skills.

Must be proficient in self-management to effectively conduct work and achieve results.

Experience working collaboratively in diverse teams; customer service experience preferred.

Experience in database use.

Understanding or experience with recreation funding sources

Education or Training:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations, Communications or related field.

Work Environment: Most work performed in a normal office environment during normal business hours. There will be local travel to public meetings held at various locations with some meetings being held after normal business hours.

Physical Conditions: Office environment, extensive public contact and, reaching, standing, walking, driving, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. The ability to safely operate a motor vehicle as incumbents are subject to local travel to and from work locations. Operating office equipment requiring continuous or repetitive hand/arm movements. The ability to remain in a sitting or standing position for extended periods of time.

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