Grants Contract Administrator

Job Type

Full Time




121 6th Avenue
New York
New York
United States


Overview: University Settlement is one of New York City's most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 31 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower the individuals we serve through comprehensive, quality services that strengthen families and meet the current needs of the community.

The Door is an unparalleled model for youth development, offering a comprehensive range of integrated services within a single site for nearly 10,000 New York City youth each year. Our mission is to empower young adults to reach their full potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. At The Door, youth can access health care and education, mental health counseling and crisis assistance, legal assistance, college preparation services, career development, housing supports, arts, sports and recreational activities, and nutritious meals – all for free and under one roof. By providing participants with our suite of integrated services, we seek to provide any motivated young person with the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to successfully transition to adulthood.

We are seeking a Grants Contract Administrator to provide administrative and project management support to our Facilities, Finance and Development divisions on grants compliance and invoicing. The successful candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as prior experience working with databases, CRM systems, or grants management systems. This person will manage grant invoicing and reporting for the Facilities Department's capital grants and also manage contract procurement process for all city, state, and federal contracts.

For detailed information please visit, Grants and Contract Administrator


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field
  • Minimum three years working in non-profit, agencies working specifically on grant/contract administration is required
  • Strong mathematical, analytical skills, critical thinking skills and multi-tasking abilities
  • Strong attention to detail required
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Must be customer focused providing responsive service in a team-oriented work environment
  • Excellent knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, Excel Outlook

Hours: 35 hours per week

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree