Nonprofit

Grant Administrator

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
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Published 21 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Application Deadline
June 14, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Salary
See below
Commensurate with experience

Description

ABOUT US 

The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) is the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that represents America’s 3,000 conservation districts and the 17,000 individuals who serve on their governing boards. Conservation districts are local units of government established under state law to carry out natural resource management programs at the local level. Districts work with millions of cooperating landowners and operators to help them manage and protect land and water resources on private and public lands in the United States. 

 

Position Title: Grant Administrator 

 

Position Description: The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) is seeking a Grants Administration that will be responsible for supporting the organization’s portfolio of grants, agreements, and contracts.  

 

Responsibilities:  

  • Coordinate subgrant administration and monitoring with the NACD Conservation Programs Team including, but not limited to:  
  • Monitor subrecipient’s performance, progress against established goals, metrics and deliverables.  
  • Track subgrant obligations and expenditures  
  • Forecast cash flow needs for subgrant recipients  
  • Process amendments and close outs  
  • Answer questions and provide support to subgrant recipients regarding grants management 
  • Develop guidance materials and trainings for subgrant recipients on grant management 
  • Work closely with the NACD Grants Specialist and others to support solicitation, evaluation, and awards to subgrantees  
  • Assist with development of subgrants with performance/outcomes-based statements of work  
  • Collect proposals/applications and review for completeness and distribute to evaluators 
  • Assist with development of evaluator packets (e.g., instructions, guidance, templates) and associated training  
  • Collaborate with the NACD Conservation Programs Team and others to manage and support lifecycle administration of its grant and contract portfolio 
  • Coordinate with staff to compile and submit required reports (e.g., quarterly and final performance reports; requests for payments or advances)  
  • Initiate and/or process amendments; monitor option exercise dates 
  • Support audit and close-out activities  
  • Become familiar with NACD policies, procedures, and systems in order to provide support and assistance to grantees and partners  
  • Support other grant activities including, but not limited to:  
  • Development and implementation of subaward programs and processes, including development of solicitations, evaluation and award procedures, informational webinars or FAQs, etc.  
  • Support development activities including, but not limited to:  
  • Track and identify funding opportunities; disseminate relevant opportunities to members (e.g., maintain information hubs) and establish process for issuing reminders for deadlines  
  • Engage with sponsors/funding entities to understand their goals and requirements, budgets, etc.  
  • Coordinate proposal workstreams and milestones to ensure timely submission 
  • Support proposal preparation process, including development of the technical approach and budgets, review of the entire package to ensure quality and compliance with funder requirements, and submission 
  • Support negotiation of deliverables, outcomes and metrics, and other terms and conditions   
  • Collaborate with NACD’s Conservation Programs and Operations teams to implement financial policies, procedures, and processes; support financial audits as requested  
  • Adhere to risk management procedures, ensuring that NACD’s programs and initiatives are in compliance with sponsor/funder requirements and federal regulations, laws, and policies  
  • Monitor appropriateness of expenditures on awards and subawards  
  • Collaborate with NACD’s Communication Team to develop outreach strategies and materials that advance NACD programming; for example:   
  • Develop success stories, case studies, analyses, etc. that can be disseminated widely to the general public, members, and key stakeholders (e.g., Congressional, agency)  
  • Track status of activities with funding or other partners (e.g., payments, reports) 
  • Support NACD’s Board of Directors, Committees, affiliates, and other stakeholder groups  
  • Other duties as assigned  

 

Required Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with at least two (2) years of grant or contracting experience or at least four (4) years of relevant experience  
  • Understanding of 2 CFR and administering federal grants and cooperative agreements  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details  
  • Ability to develop and track budgets using Excel and other tools  
  • Strong fiscal management skills, such as budget development and management, and maintaining internal controls  
  • Travel required (up to 10%) 

 

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Experience with and/or knowledge of conservation districts, agriculture, or environmental issues 

 

Location: This position can be remote or located at NACD’s headquarters office in Washington, D.C. NACD operates on a hybrid working schedule with two days in the office and three days teleworking from home. This position reports directly to the Director of Conservation Programs.  

 


ABOUT US 

The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) is the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that represents America’s 3,000 conservation districts and the 17,000 individuals who serve on their governing boards. Conservation…

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
509 Capitol Ct NE, Washington, DC 20002, United States

How to Apply

To apply: Email resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to the attention of NACD HR with ‘Grant Administrator’ in the subject line to hr@nacdnet.org no later than Friday, June 14, 2024, to receive priority consideration. 

To apply: Email resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to the attention of NACD HR with ‘Grant Administrator’ in the subject line to hr@nacdnet.org no later than Friday, June 14…

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