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Development Associate-Government Relations

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Published 20 days ago

February 21, 2020
$38,000 - $42,500

Position Title: Development Associate-Government Relations    Date: February 4, 2020 

Department: Development                                                                       Report to: B. Santos

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BASIC FUNCTIONSummarize position's purpose 

Reporting to the Manager of Grants and Planned Giving, the Development Associate is responsible for preparing, submitting and reporting on all government grants/contracts for the organization and maintaining the government grants calendar. The Associate will also work with finance staff on contract/grant budget creation, budget revisions, coordination of audits, and audit responses.  

SPECIFIC DUTIESDescribe responsibilities and tasks 

Government Grant/Contract Related Duties 

  • Works with program staff to submit all monthly, quarterly, and annual programmatic reports to government funders.
  • Responsible for ensuring that reporting requirements for all government grants and contracts are being met and we are in compliance with grant commitments.
  • Completes and executes government contract renewals.
  • Works with finance staff on all contract/grant budget creation and budget revisions.
  • Assist with the preparation of program related budgets and proposals, including identifying and completing Requests for Proposals and contract amendments for government grants.
  • Maintains data on existing government grants (contract numbers, amounts, etc)
  • Meet regularly with program staff to give updates on funding requirements, obtain information for program reports, ensure appropriate contact staff attend funder meetings. 

Additional Duties

  • Works with finance staff on coordination of audits, and audit responses.
  • Support the grants team on foundation and grant materials as needed.
  • Collects, analyzes, and synthesizes information from program staff
  • Inputs general Development data entry
  • Coordinates thank you notes to funders
  • Research and write a broad range of documents including, proposals, reports, evaluations, and correspondence.
  • Explore new opportunities for grant funding.
  • Performs other duties as assigned                                                                        

EDUCATION AND TRAININGMinimum educational background required

Bachelor's degree. 

EXPERIENCELength of time required to develop skills for acceptable performance

2 years of non-profit development experience, government contract experience a plus. First-hand experience with disability preferred. Excellent writing, organizational, communication and research skills; ability to work independently with efficiency and accuracy; ability to deal effectively with people; basic computer skills. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDSNature and extend of standing, stooping, lifting and walking

  Nothing unusual.  

EQUIPMENT OPERATEDSpecific equipment, machines, devices and work aids

    Word processing, excel spreadsheets, and Raiser’s Edge. 

WORKING ENVIRONMENTIdentify work area and any of its unpleasant elements

Access Living shared office space. 

SALARY RANGE:

    $38,000-$42,500 plus benefits 

SUPERVISED BY: 

Manager of Grants and Planned Giving 

OTHER:

    Offer of the position will be contingent on clearance of state criminal background check.

Position Title: Development Associate-Government Relations    Date: February 4, 2020 

Department: Development                                                                       Report to: B. Santos

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BASIC FUNCTIONSummarize position's purpose 

Reporting to the Manager of Grants and Planned Giving, the…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Location

Chicago, IL

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