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Opportunity Title: Grants and Communications Coordinator
Location: Centennial
Department: Juvenile Assessment Center
Posted Date: 03/07/2018
Closing Date: 03/31/2018
Contact Information
Name: Molli Barker
Title: Grants and Communications Coordinator
Brief Description

***This is a courtesy posting for the Juvenile Assessment Center.***

 $45,000 a year

Definition of Work:

The Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC) is a nonprofit organization contributing to the safety of youth, families, and the communities of Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties through early intervention, comprehensive assessment and improved access to appropriate services.

As the Grants and Communications Coordinator, you will be responsible for the development and management of the organization’s grants/contracts, information management systems as well as communication (internal and external). The Grants and Communications Coordinator will work in partnership with leadership to create sustainability in order to support JAC’s programming as well as developing a communication strategy for the organization.

Primary responsibilities are as follows:

  • Grant Management to include identifying and developing grant proposals as well as donor/grant reporting.

  • Serving as administrator for the agency’s information management system to ensure data quality for reporting purposes.

  • Communications (Internal and External)

  • Maintaining an active social media and web-based presence

  • Designing and producing agency materials

  • Assisting with special events

Minimal Educational / Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, marketing, communication or relevant field required. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Must pass a Background check. Required background check includes a review with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Central Registry of Child Protection (Trails).

  • Must pass a drug screen.


  • Excellent interpersonal skills; including above average oral and written communication skills a must.

  • Prior experience in managing social media platforms and other communication platforms.

  • Prior experience with grant management.

  • Skills in planning, organizing and coordinating a wide variety of activities; implementing and communicating policies and procedures; analyzing data, making sound recommendations and adopting effective causes of action; working persuasively and tactfully with supervisors.


The starting salary for this position is $45,000. This is a full time, non-exempt position that may include day, evening, and/or weekend hours.

Our benefits package includes life, disability, medical, dental and vision insurance; retirement plan; 12 holidays and up to 10 hours earned each month in paid time off. Employee medical and dental insurance premiums are paid by the Juvenile Assessment Center.


Email resume and letter of interest with Grants and Communications Coordinator in the subject line to: Molli Barker, Executive Director at the Juvenile Assessment Center; All attachments should be in Microsoft Word (.doc) or portal document format (.pdf). Applicants will only be contacted if selected for an interview. Deadline: Submit resume, letter of interest and a marketing or grant writing sample by March 31st, 2018.

This job announcement is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the position.

The Juvenile Assessment Center is an equal opportunity employer and seeks a diverse pool of applicants.

How to Apply:

                Name:                  Molli Barker       

                Title:                      Grants and Communications Coordinator



Example of Duties

  • Grant management
  • Ensuring data quality for reporting purposes
  • Maintaining an active social media and web-based presence
  • Designing and producing agency materials
  • Assisting with special events

Detailed Job Information
NOTICE! Each person employed must present identity and employment eligibility verification.
NOTICE! Employees hired after March 1, 1988, must be on the payroll direct deposit program.
NOTICE! Disabled applicants: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date. If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the hiring authority.
NOTICE! All prospective employees of the Colorado Judicial Branch are subject to background investigation prior to hiring.

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