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Grant Administrator - Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians Tribal Administration

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Grant Administrator


Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians Tribal Administration


San Jacinto, California 92581
United States

Date Posted:

Nov 22, 2017

Ending Date:

Dec 23, 2017

Type of Position:

Full Time


Community & Government Relations

Job Description


Under the direction of the Tribal Administrator, the Grant Administrator will be responsible for grant writing and general grant administration. The position will also be responsible for locating and acquiring new funding sources for tribal departments and programs through preparation of grants/proposals. 


Although other duties may be assigned, the essential duties include the following: 

  • Conduct comprehensive research regarding available state, federal, foundation and private grants that would benefit the Soboba Band, and present to the Tribal Administrator.
  • Participate in webinars and training as provided to acquire additional knowledge of potential grant opportunities.
  • Perform departmental needs assessment
  • Meet with managers to develop grant outlines, including goals, objectives and timelines as part of the writing process.
  • Write and submit grants for the Tribe as directed.
  • Responsible for overall grant compliance. Notify department directors and/or managers of the status of their grants.
  • Provide initial and ongoing training to department directors and managers regarding grant compliance. Provide department directors/managers with an understanding of full reporting requirements for their grants and meeting grant objectives.
  • Will develop and write grant modification
  • Coordinate with accounting to ensure program objectives and financial expenditures are within identified guidelines.
  • Develop written and/or oral reports and make recommendations for presentation to Tribal Administrator and Tribal Council.
  • Maintain documentation of grants submitted along with the outcome of applications.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.Assist with presentations at conferences or webinars as requested in order to share information about Soboba's grants and programs.


  • Experience in grant/proposal development required
  • 3 - 5 years experience of continued grant writing, research and report writing, grant/contract management


  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office and Windows
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

An understanding of Confidentiality and Native American Culture is mandatory.General knowledge of office/business practices


  • Bachelors Degree required in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field.


  • A current California Drivers License or California Identification
  • All applicants are required to complete the pre-screen Background Clearance and Drug Testing.
  • Native American preferable and an Equal Opportunity Employer 25 U.S.C.S. 472 et. Seg.
Additional Information

Competitive Hiring Salary

Excellent Comprehensive Benefits Package  
100% Employer Paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D for employee only coverage
Buy up options for Medical and Dental available at a cost to employee for higher levels of coverage, spouse and dependent coverage
401k Plan with employer match
Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Holidays (or float time for some departments)
Employee Assistance Program
Health Advocate Plan
Direct Deposit
Various discount programs (amusements, entertainment, retail, service)
Wellness Program
Annual Health Fair
Wellness Education & Incentive Programs
Discounts to local Fitness Centers

All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.

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Company Information
Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians Tribal Admin
23906 Soboba Road San Jacinto CA, 92581 USA
Phone: 1-866-476-2622
Fax: (951) 654-9128

On June 19, 1883 the United States by Executive Order established what is now the Soboba Reservation. We Celebrated our 125th Anniversary on July 26, 2008. For most of the last 125 years the Tribe and its members worked and made some progress in building the Soboba Community. 

With gaming Soboba was able to build a casino and accelerate improvements in the community. We have just finished a renovation of our Casino. The Casino has 1,000 employees and is the major source of income for the tribe. 

On April 14, 2008 a newly constructed Tribal Administration building was completed and is in operation. There are 350 employees who work for the Tribal programs and operations. The Tribe operates many programs and services for its members.
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