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Grant Coordinator - Des Plaines, IL

Post Date: 05/07/2024

Req. Number: 109969

City: Des Plaines

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60016


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge is partnering with a premier client located in Des Plaines, IL in search of a temporary Grant Coordinator. 

This is a 5 to 6 week project on a temporary status.
Hybrid (remote and onsite combo)
Flexible hours (40 hours a week) between 8:00am and 6:00pm Monday - Friday. 


Summary: As the Grant Coordinator you will be responsible for project management for instructors and students who are eligible to partake in the grant. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Manage multiple aspects of the College Bridge grant program and ensure that all program goals are met.  
  • Assist with the development, coordination, and oversight of a targeted student recruitment plan for College Bridge Program participants.  
  • Work closely with the areas of Admissions and Registration, Advising, Continuing Education, and other departments to ensure excellent customer service and successful completion of student enrollment processes.  
  • Collaborate with Student Experience Navigator and Health Career Advisor to monitor and track completion of program requirements, wrap around support referrals, and student advocate services.  
  • Participate in targeted events throughout the district to promote and garner interest for the College Bridge Grant Program.  
  • Coordinate the intake and orientation process for all prospective College Bridge participants.  
  • Serve as liaison with all external partners for programming, recruitment, enrollment, and support. 
  • Maintain grant performance reports; maintain and ensure accurate and complete data for compliance.  
  • Collect and maintain student demographic and outcome data to generate monthly/semester/annual reports to evaluate and document performance and progress of students/project.  
  • Manage, monitor, and coordinate the administration of the grant to ensure the adherence of budgeting and administrative policies, procedures, and agency requirements.  
  • Work with the leadership and relevant internal departments to establish employer connections for recruitment and job opportunities post program completion.  


Job Qualifications: 
  •  Bachelor's degree in education, marketing, business, social science, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable ability and knowledge can be acquired.
  • Two (2) years of relevant working experience.  
  • Evidence of a demonstrated commitment to the advancement of racial equity.  
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multicultural environment with students, faculty, and staff.  
  • Expert oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.  
  • Demonstrated proficiency in organizing and planning.  
  • Effective customer service skills, relates well to diverse populations.  
  • Proficient in computer skills, including Microsoft applications, social networks, and possesses the ability to learn the student tracking system quickly.  

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