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Grants Development Administrator


Salt Lake City, UT, United States


Mar 14, 2023



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At Utah Transit Authority (UTA), we share a passion for community in our work, we help keep Utah connected and understand that people are at the center of the UTA Way.  We are looking for a Grants Development Administrator to work with our Capital Development team.


Manages UTA procedures for researching, application, administration, performance, and compliance of federal, state and local grants.

 Administers Federal Transit and other Federal Agencies grants, also State and local grant awards, and ensures uninterrupted flow of federal funds. Acts as advisor to management regarding Federal and other types of grants. Assists Board of Trustees in meeting revenue goals through researching and receiving new grants and funding opportunities. Administers UTA transit projects for Federal planning and programming requirements of the Metropolitan Planning Organizations, MAG, and WFRC; and administers grants programs with UDOT and FHWA. Assist with preparing UTA portion of the Transportation Improvement Programs (TIPs) and the Statewide TIP assembled by UDOT. Coordinates grant activities with other agencies. Awards Management System (TrAMS), Grants Gov, and other electronic grant systems.



Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration Planning or related field with a broad background in grants administration, ability to interpret federal regulations, and technical writing.    Must have course work and/or experience in the principles and practices of business management, project management, and/or have skills conducive to working in a federal grant environment with many agencies. Must have technical research skills.


Minimum of three years in transportation and/or financial planning, and technical and business proposal writing with demonstrated progressive competence in grant management Demonstrated ability in written and verbal communication. Excellent organization skills. Basic proficiency in operating various computer programs (i.e. TrAMS and systems, Internet Websites and Google, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint). Business math skills for preparing grant budgets.

Must have valid Utah driver’s license. Must be a safe driver with no more than 4 moving violations in the past 3 years and no more than 1 conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the past 10 years.

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An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. [UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.]

Open Until Filled

$69,000.00 - $80,000.00 annually Depending on Experience


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