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Grants and Development Manager

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Center for Educational Innovation | New York, NY
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Center for Educational Innovation


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Published 13 days ago

Salary

Depends on previous earnings and skills


Position Summary: Be part of a successful and well-established non-profit that provides comprehensive support services to public and charter schools to assist in their transformation into high-performing institutions for the long-term success of their students and staff. We are seeking an experienced Grants Manager to oversee all grant efforts, develop and implement effective grants programs, identify new sources of funding and enhance current funding models. The ideal candidate will have a passion for education; possess grant and some development experience with strong administrative skills at the local, state and federal level and possess exceptional communication skills coupled with strong budgeting and project management.

Education: Bachelor’s – Business, Finance; MBA - strongly preferred

Major Responsibilities:

Responsible for overall grant efforts including being the liaison for defining the grant budget, ensuring it is aligned with budget oversight and the specific program and in compliance with grant requirements.

Prepare all necessary grant reports; responsible for all documentation associated with program management and compliance

Work with the CEO and the Academic head on defining a winning long term grant strategy to include what types of grants to pursue

Assist in selecting grant writers and be their point of contact within the company

Along with the finance team: oversee invoicing, accounting, reporting, purchasing, drawdowns, report submissions and all administrative functions to ensure seamless execution of the grant process

Work closely with the finance team to determine funding needs, identify funding opportunities, evaluate results and make recommendations for cost control and reduction for various grants

Track grant applications, create timeline calendar to meet deadlines

Work with finance to maintain record of payments and receivables

Prepare monthly/quarterly records for all grant related activity

Prepare and monitor budgets and data base management of all grants

Ensure all platforms are up to date; NYC passport, NYC HHS Accelerator, NYS Grants Gateway, Grants.gov…

Development work: Monitor government and foundation funding opportunities, identifying and recommending RFPs for consideration, and working with contracted grant writers and program managers

Required Skills:

4 + plus years of relevant work experience as a Grants Specialist/ Manager

Strong project management skills and a great business sense

Knowledge of auditing policies and donor agencies

Ability to implement grant programs from their application to approval and utilization

Demonstrated leadership with strategic thinking 

Able to communicate effectively proper rules and regulations for approving grants, knowledge of specifications and requirements and objectives across all departments

Compensation: Depends on previous earnings and skills

Office: NYC midtown

Reports to: Finance and Operations Manager

Position Summary: Be part of a successful and well-established non-profit that provides comprehensive support services to public and charter schools to assist in their transformation into high-performing institutions for the…

Details at a glance

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

Location

New York, NY

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