Salary: $99,639.36 - $145,679.76
Location: EWDD, Los Angeles , California
Date: August 2017

The Economic and Workforce Development Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Chief Grants Administrator. The position is assigned to the Market Investments and Innovation Unit in the Economic Development Division, and will manage a newly expanded Business Advancement Team.

The Business Advancement Team will be responsible for providing local businesses and prospective entrepreneurs with dedicated business assistance related to loans, licensure, permits and other highly specialized information. This Team will also proactively work on issues such as business attractions, retention, growth, job creation and creating a new Rapid Response service for businesses operating in the City of Los Angeles.

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must meet all minimum eligibility requirements by the application period deadline.
  1. Two years full-time paid professional experience* in a position at the level of Senior Management Analyst supervising professional employees engaged in the design, implementation, administration or evaluation of employment, training, housing or community development programs or senior citizen’s services or in negotiating and preparing contracts for such programs
    *NOTE: to be considered “professional” employment, qualifying experience must be gained in positions held after obtaining a four-year degree

  2. Possession of a valid California Class “C” driver’s license and a good driving record are required at the time of application

Desired Qualifications

The preferred candidate will demonstrate experience in private sector business outreach, education, support, and liaison activities, as well as experience in identifying and providing solutions to the needs of business communities. The preferred candidates must also have the ability to make concise, logical, and persuasive oral and written presentations; and be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit the following by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (subject line of email must read “Assistant Chief Grants Administrator, (applicant first and last name)”):
Incorrect, incomplete applications, and/or versions of the City job application older than 05/2014, or those stating “see résumé” for work experience WILL NOT be considered.

Applications may be reviewed for candidate’s experience and qualifications as it relates to the duties and responsibilities described above; a screening process may be applied to determine a reasonable number of candidates with the most relevant background and experience to interview. Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the interview process for further evaluation.

Application Deadline

Open until sufficient applications are received. May close at any time.

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