Job Description:

POSTING: #210603

REPORTS TO: VP of Development

CLASSIFICATION: Exempt (in Office)

SUMMARY: Texas Public Radio’s mission is to engage, inspire and inform, to empower our community to make life better. We are an award-winning, multimedia organization serving a digital and broadcast audience of up to 1 million across South Central and West Texas. We are non-profit and community supported.

TPR is seeking an experienced Grants Coordinator, responsible for identifying grant opportunities, coordinating grant applications and administering grant awards. Responsible for administering a 50-75 grant/prospects portfolio, with a goal of coordinating $500,000 to $1M per year in successful grants. This position will report to the VP of Development.

The Grants Coordinator is an independent problem solver, who takes initiative to resolve questions across departments, and move processes forward in identifying, applying for and administering Grants. The Grants Coordinator will help establish and manage procedures for tracking upcoming grant opportunities, application deadlines, proposal submissions, contract awards, and reporting requirements.


 Provide hands on coordination of grants through their full life cycle and serve as organizational subject matter expert. 

Adhere to grant timeline and calendar to ensure grant compliance and maximize funding opportunities. This includes maintaining the calendar and communicating upcoming deadlines, responsibilities, and follow-through to ultimately ensure all stakeholders meet deadlines and fulfill their responsibilities for specific grant applications and reports, providing appropriate lead time and context. 

Develop, maintain, and ensure proper grants management procedures are in place and consistently followed, including but not limited to: due diligence procedures, grant reporting, award letters, grant agreements, and systematic and methodical organization of all digital and physical files related to the grant cycle. 

Utilize CRM system as an integral part of the grant cycle documentation and tracking.

Utilize Metasoft Systems Foundation Search or other relevant tools for researching and identifying potential funding sources. 

Coordinate fiscal compliance, working closely with finance team and program budget managers regarding grant restrictions, expense tracking and spending, and documentation. 

Will be cross trained in various Membership Department tasks including but not limited to: entering pledges and payments and updating donor information in Every Action; preparation of donor correspondence and premium fulfillment for mailings, delivering mailings to post office, and providing phone support for member calls. 

Will be required to attend occasional membership and donor events outside of normal business hours. 

Perform other related duties as assigned. 


EDUCATION: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred. 

EXPERIENCE: Three years related work experience in successful grant administration or applicable field. Successful grant administration experience in San Antonio is preferred.



Self-motivated, able to work effectively with limited supervision.

Comprehensive knowledge of how to identify funding prospects, coordinate proposals and administer grants. 

Experience with donor management systems and foundation search tools strongly preferred. 

Experience with electronic grants administration and submission systems. 

Ability to foster an environment that supports teamwork, collaboration, and high quality proposals and comprehensive and timely reporting. 

Proficient with Microsoft Word and other applications in the Microsoft Office Suite. 

Exceptional time management and organizational skills and attention to detail. 

Must have a willing spirit and able to manage and prioritize multiple projects. 

Strong analytical, computer and interpersonal skills. 

Must have a valid Class C driver’s license and a reliable means of transportation.



Using fingers to make small movements such as typing or picking up small objects.

Frequently conveying detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, clearly, and quickly. 

Able to hear average or normal conversations in person or by phone. 

Frequently and regularly using the wrists, hands, and fingers. 

Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or other materials. 

Sedentary work; sitting most of the time. May have to lift folders, files, papers, audio/video equipment, and other items weighing up to approximately 25 lbs.


NOTE: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It is not intended to serve as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required. Additionally, this job description is not intended as an employment contract, implied or otherwise, and Texas Public Radio continues to maintain its status as an at will employer.

Job Location: 
San Antonio, TX
United States
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Job Type: 
Full time
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