Are you passionate about grantmaking and making a positive impact on the environment? Do you thrive in collaborative work environments and value diverse and unique learning opportunities? Are you eager to connect your personal interests to a mission-driven organization that supports professional growth? NEEF has an excellent opportunity for a Director, Grants Administration to join our team.
The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) is a national leader in building public environmental literacy. Congressionally chartered in 1990 as a 501c3 nonprofit to complement the work of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), NEEF is a non-partisan, non-advocacy organization working to make the environment more accessible, relatable, relevant, and connected to the daily lives of all Americans. NEEF collaborates with respected organizations, from both the public and private sector, to develop programs and trainings, organize events, and fund projects that empower people to positively impact our environment. NEEF’s major partners include Toyota, 3M, and International Paper as well as multiple federal government agencies. Through its network, NEEF aims to inspire the public to learn about their relationship to the environment and increase their environmental involvement.
We are seeking a strategic, creative, self-starter to lead NEEF’s grantmaking efforts. The Director, Grants Administration is responsible for overseeing and adhering to policies, procedures, and systems for awarding grants and assessing their impact at the state, regional, and national levels. In partnership with Program staff, they align NEEF’s grantmaking portfolio with organizational and programmatic priorities. The Director, Grants Administration works cross-departmentally with staff to ensure strategic alignment between grantmaking, organizational goals, and audit requirements. They are also responsible for staying abreast of laws and regulations that help shape and inform granting of public and private funds and translating that knowledge into policies that can be used to guide NEEF’s grantmaking efforts. Additionally, they will integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion best practices into the grantmaking policies and processes.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Skills, Knowledge, and Expertise
Salary: The salary for this position is commensurate with experience. NEEF offers excellent benefits, a collaborative and learning environment, flexible hours, and values work-life balance. We are looking for someone who is passionate about making a long-term impact at a growing organization. The office is in Washington, D.C. and is metro accessible. Our team is currently teleworking due to the pandemic. The position allows for permanent telework for qualified candidates in the US.
At NEEF, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve.
NEEF is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. NEEF is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment.
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