Primary Responsibility: The Grants Manager is responsible for the oversight and management of grants awarded by foundations, corporations and other sources, and for working with development staff on supporting grant reports and proposals.
Direct Supervisors: Associate Superintendent, Strategic Planning and Implementation (Department of Education)
- Oversee all aspects of post-award operations and strategies for the management of grants and sponsored projects, including the planning and implementation of appropriate processes and controls to comply with regulations and policies prescribed by funders.
- Meet regularly with project groups to review grant status and future projections and plans. Advise supervisor of budgetary issues and potential delays affecting projects.
- Review expenses related to projects and ensure fund authorizations are consistent with approved budgets and with sponsor and internal policies and regulations.
- Maintains auditable support documentation.
- Work with the development staff (including Department of Education, Inner-City Scholarship Fund and the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation) to support grant reporting and proposals.
- Ensure that all donor-related deadlines and requests are handled in a timely manner and with discretion
- Represent the Department of Education and Inner-City Scholarship Fund in a professional and positive manner
- Be a team player, pitching in when needed
- Manage workflow and prioritize effectively
- Bachelor’s degree
- Excellent writing and communication skills
- Detailed, organized and priority-oriented
- 3-5+ years relevant experience in a professional office environment
- Programmatic educational experience preferred
- Experience in grants management administration and an in-depth knowledge of grants management accounting is preferred
- Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, Raiser’s Edge and PowerPoint a plus
- Intelligent, articulate, highly motivated self-starter with strong inter-personal skills
- Ability to relate effectively with upper management, peers, donors and others
- Ability to prioritize tasks effectively
- Ability to carry out multiple and diverse tasks concurrently in a busy environment
- Ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with diverse groups of stakeholders including donors, faculty, and department and school administrators.
- Strong time management skills
- Team player who seeks out opportunities to advance organization
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: Mary.Stenson@archny.org
Job Created January 2022