Contracts/Grants Financial Specialist

The Area Agency on Aging (AAA) of the Arrowhead Regional Development Commission (ARDC) is seeking a 30 hour/week full-time Contracts/Grants Financial Specialist, with possibility of future 40 hours/week.  This position works closely with the AAA Director, program staff, and internal financial team to develop and manage the agency budget, administer and track pre and post grant and contract funding awards’ activities, and to provide financial management technical assistance and required financial reporting.  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field with experience in aging services and designing proposals and contracts a plus.  Comprehensive benefits package and salary range of $17.70-$24.57 per hour.  Applications due by Monday, March 6, 2017.  EOE

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Our employment application is in PDF format and viewing PDF files requires the Adobe Acrobat Reader, which you may download for FREE here. If you are unable to view the document, you may obtain an application by stopping by our office at 221 W. 1 st St. , Duluth , MN , or by calling 218-529-7543. Note: ARDC only accepts applications in response to a job posting. A completed application packet with original signatures is required when applying with ARDC, and resumes in lieu of the completed application packet are not accepted. All sections of the application must be completed for consideration. Resumes may be attached to the completed application. Applications will remain on file for 1 year.

Applications can be submitted:

  • By mail to ARDC, Human Resource Manager, 221 W. First St. , Duluth , MN 55802
  • By fax (218) 529-7592
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  • By stopping by our office – weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Applications must be received by the closing date. If selected for an interview, we will contact you. Please keep us updated with any address/phone number changes.


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