Grants & Agreements Specialist
Metropolitan Area Planning Agency (MAPA)
Omaha, NE United States
The Omaha–Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency (MAPA) is seeking a Grants & Agreements Specialist to develop, coordinate, and administer agreements between MAPA and external parties. This position will coordinate contract negotiations and amendments as appropriate and will serve as the primary point of liaison with all agreement stakeholders. The Grants & Agreements Specialists will play a critical role in a variety of financial partnerships and serve as a vital connection between MAPA and the many organizations doing work that benefits the Omaha-Council Bluffs Region. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, familiar with government financial processes, able to work well with people both inside and outside of government, and comfortable with understanding and making sure others follow regulations and other requirements. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the listing below.
MAPA is the Council of Governments serving a six-county region (Cass, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington Counties in Nebraska and Mills and Pottawattamie Counties in Iowa). MAPA performs work related to planning, community development, and transportation and other issues of regional significance. Our purpose is to promote and preserve the quality of life for a more happy, healthy and vibrant region. As a forum for intergovernmental cooperation, we are positioned uniquely to fill in the gaps as connectors, facilitators, advisors, implementers, with a big picture vision and an everyday attention to detail. A career at MAPA is an opportunity to work in an interesting field and make a difference in the region for years to come.