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Grants Administrator

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The Reva and David Logan Foundation


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October 30, 2020

POSITION OPEN – Grants Administrator

Title: Grants Administrator

Supervisor: Grants Manager and President

Status:  Full-time, Salaried, Exempt

Date: Begins Immediately


The Reva & David Logan Foundation is a Chicago-based family foundation that provides strategic grants to support the arts, investigative journalism, and social justice. With headquarters in Chicago, the Foundation funds projects in the United States and worldwide. More information can be found at www.loganfdn.org


POSITION SUMMARY

The Reva and David Logan Foundation seeks a highly motivated, resourceful self-starter to join its small staff as a full-time Grants Administrator. This position will provide critical administrative, operational, and process support. The successful candidate will be pivotal in positively changing outcomes for individuals and organizations around the world. During COVID, this position will be required to work remotely. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This position provides administrative support to the Board President and Foundation staff.
  • Acts as a primary information contact responding to public inquiries and requests for information and redirecting inquiries and requests as appropriate.
  • Provides technical assistance to grantees with online application and reporting processes.
  • Maintains the online grant management database and physical grant files ensuring the accuracy and integrity of data as well as grantee relationship history.
  • Provides administration for the grants process throughout all stages including receiving, assessing, tracking, payment/check requests, documenting all inquiries and/or proposals; assuring that submitted documentation meets all Foundation and legal requirements; and maintaining accurate and timely records of Foundation grant-making and other programmatic activities.
  • Reviews and tracks grantee submissions to ensure completeness and timely submissions and acquires missing documentation as needed.
  • Creates and maintains standard and customized reports utilizing several different applications/databases.
  • Supports the Foundation’s finance and communication functions; generates requested information, data and reports from information maintained in the grants management database or other sources of information.
  • Creates and updates the Foundation website’s Grantee lists on a quarterly basis and assists with the development of the Foundation’s Annual Grantmaking Report. 
  • Provides administrative support and coordination of specific tasks as assigned by the supervisor for ongoing or time-limited projects or programs within the core program team.
  • Performs some day-to-day operations such as mailing and shipping, and ordering/maintaining office supplies.
  • Provides back-up support to staff colleagues as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor


QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to balance competing priorities while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Highly organized. Works well under minimal supervision by taking initiative, ensuring successful project management, and timely completion of all tasks.
  • Ease in producing quality work in a high-production environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, highly skilled with great attention to detail.
  • Creates positive, long-term working relationships by demonstrating a commitment to customer service, tact, dependability, diplomacy, and flexibility.
  • Ability to successfully organize, analyze, summarize, and retain a large volume of detailed information. 

Requires strong computer skills specifically in MAC OS, Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) and database applications. QuickBooks experience helpful. Familiarity with using Foundant or other grant management systems a plus.


COMPENSATION

Salary for the Grants Administrator includes a competitive base salary, depending on qualifications and experience. Benefits include employer-paid health and dental insurance and generous paid leave.

The Reva and David Logan Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply.


TO APPLY

Please submit cover letter and resume to jobsatloganfdn@gmail.com by October 30. In the subject line of the email, enter your first and last name. Please indicate where you learned of the position opening. 

Position begins immediately. No phone calls please.

POSITION OPEN – Grants Administrator

Title: Grants Administrator

Supervisor: Grants Manager and President

Status:  Full-time, Salaried, Exempt

Date: Begins Immediately


The Reva & David Logan Foundation is a Chicago-based family…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Location

Chicago, IL

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to jobsatloganfdn@gmail.com by October 30. In the subject line of the email, enter your first and last name. Please indicate where you learned of the position opening. 


Position begins immediately. No phone calls please.

Please submit cover letter and resume to jobsatloganfdn@gmail.com by October 30. In the subject line of the email, enter your first and last name. Please indicate where you learned of…

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