Grants Program Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/07/2018

Start Date

10/02/2018

Application Deadline

10/01/2018

Address

Tempe
Arizona
United States

Description

Purpose:

The Grants Program Manager position is responsible for planning, implementing, and supervising grant-funded programs designed to improve the well being of low-income adults and seniors. This position provides leadership, direction, and clear communication of grant specifications, requirements, and objectives, and delivers programs that align with the agency’s strategic vision.


Essential Functions:

  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which grant programs will be evaluated at their completion.
  • Create detailed work plans which identify and sequences activities needed to attain successful program outcomes
  • Develop, implement, manage and disseminate work schedules and activity calendars
  • Work with management and the Volunteer Coordinator to secure the necessary resources
  • Supervise project staff including scheduling and directing, assigning and evaluating work, and providing guidance, direction, development, and encouragement
  • Conduct personnel actions in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Promote volunteer opportunities and lead volunteer development and recruitment initiatives to ensure that staffing and support needs are met
  • Monitor quality and program performance and make adjustments as necessary to ensure attainment of desired outcomes
  • Take initiative and problem solve to address unforeseen challenges or opportunities for participants
  • Lead community outreach initiatives to meet program enrollment goals and to engage partners in the delivery of meaningful services
  • Serve as community relations agent to vendors, donors/funding sources, participants, other service providers, and the general public
  • Develop and apply innovative and proven practices to enhance the customer experience and improve participant outcomes
  • Maintain and submit timely and accurate program records and written reports as required by funding source and agency
  • Perform all administrative activities in accordance with agency policies and procedures
  • Resolve participant issues
  • Assure compliance with agency policies and fund source standards and requirements, and maintains appropriate documentation as needed
  • Carefully track and manage program expenses to align with approved budgets
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required


Status: Fulltime/Exempt


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, education, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in human services administrative and supervisory work
  • Knowledge of the field of assignments sufficient to perform the full scope of responsibility
  • Proven ability to effectively plan, implement, evaluate, and improve or expand programs
  • Working knowledge of the target populations and innovative local and national practices to improve senior and adult self-sufficiency
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, displays agility while working on several tasks with competing deadlines, and remains flexible and responsive
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including writing procedures and reports, delivering presentations, etc.
  • Ability to problem solve and work effectively and harmoniously with other staff, Board of Directors, vendors/subcontractors, program participants, and the general public
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs and online data management systems. Ability to perform data analysis for informed decision making.

 

License/Certifications:

  • Possess Arizona driver’s license, safe driving record, and a vehicle to use in performance of job
  • Ability to obtain DPS Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • CPR/first aid certificate desired

Benefits

TCAA is committed to providing a robust additional benefit package to complement compensation. This package includes paid holidays, vacation and sick time accrual that increases with tenure, medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, disability benefits, health savings account, and retirement. Additionally, TCAA pays 100% of the employee premium for the medical insurance plans.

Level of Language Proficiency

English required. Spanish preferred.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

deboraha@tempeaction.org
http://www.tempeaction.org

Submit letter of interest with summary of experience and expertise as aligns with the position description and minimum qualification requirements. Send to juliets@tempeaction.org


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