Under the general direction of the Chief Program Officer, the Grants Management Director performs a variety of complex financial, analytical, and administrative functions to support the development, implementation, and management of CA CASA’s pass-through funding to 44 local programs. Work activities include grant program development including application, monitoring, implementation, analysis, and reporting for 44 local CASA programs. This position requires an understanding of grant practices and principles.
1. Assist with developing and implementing a grants management technology system and process flow.
2. Ensure pass-through grant compliance with all applicable rules in the grant application approval process, grant reporting, and grant funds disbursement process.
3. Develop and maintain written policies and procedures for the timely handling, processing, and monitoring of all grants administered by the grants department.
4. Develop and manage annual application processes for pass-through grants.
5. Review and present local program budgets for eligibility according to each fund source’s guidelines.
6. Create and implement a process for Requests for Reimbursements (RFRs) submitted by local CASA programs. Monitor the process and adjust as needed to best support local programs.
7. Provide technical assistance, general information, written materials, and training sessions as needed on grant processes and compliance with local CASA programs.
8. Oversee compliance with all pass-through funding grant requirements including timely reporting and submission of new grant applications. Review and comment on all new and proposed grant applications.
9. Develop and prepare grant reports and spreadsheets as required or requested.
10. Work closely with the Chief Financial & Operating Officer for financial reporting and reconciliations on pass-through funding grants.
11. Assist in developing and presenting annual grant-related training to local CASA programs.
12. Assist local programs in working with grants management systems.
13. Ensure that all services being provided to local CASA programs, volunteers, and the community are culturally sensitive, appropriate, and in line with California CASA’s DEI Pledge.
14. As a supervisor of staff, provide:
15. Provide high-quality customer relations practices when working with fellow employees, local CASA programs, and California CASA grantors.
16. Provide leadership to California CASA by sharing responsibility with other senior staff in bringing excellence to all of California CASA activities. This includes participating fully in staff meetings and trainings conducted for this purpose.
17. Collaborate with the Program Operations department in ensuring coordinated quality assurance on-site and desk reviews of local CASA program activities to ensure compliance with grant requirements and other California CASA policies and procedures. Review and sign off on the quality assurance reports.
18. Collaborate with the Program Operations department in sharing information and developing strategies to assist local CASA programs in need of assistance. Assist in coordinating with the Chief Program Officer, including assisting in scheduling, developing agendas, and preparing materials and oral reports.
19. Review local program independent CPA audit reports to verify their completion and help identify program needs and trends. Write a summary of the audit report and highlight any critical findings noted by the auditor. If significant results are pointed out, follow up with the local CASA program, resolve any audit-related issues, and place the program on financial hold if necessary.
20. Provide leadership, performance management, and appraisal to team members in fulfilling their job descriptions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
● Grants management experience; understanding of grants regulations and statutory research.
● An innovative and proactive approach to problem-solving.
● Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel and Word, including reporting and form development.
● Experience working with multiple agencies in multiple locations.
● Attention to detail and accuracy.
● Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
● Knowledge of Uniform Grants Management Standards.
● Ability and willingness to work in a team environment.
● Ability to stay highly organized and manage multiple projects with overlapping deadlines.
● Leadership, team management, and supervisory skills.
● College degree or higher in accounting, political science, grants and/or nonprofit fields.
● Ten years of knowledge and experience in working with the Uniform Grants Management Standards. Graduate degree in a related field or CPA may be substituted for years of experience.
● Experience in working with nonprofit organizations.
● Ten years of grant-related accounting, audit, and/or financial experience. Graduate degree in a related field or CPA may be substituted for years of experience.
● Must pass a background check in accordance with California Rule of Court 5.655.
● Work will primarily be performed in a remote environment requiring ongoing computer use.
● Must be able to remain stationary for long periods.
● Travel may be required up to 10% of the time throughout California. During this time, the employee may occasionally be exposed to various working and environmental conditions.
● This position requires frequent communication in a multitude of settings. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
California CASA is an equal employment opportunity employer. California CASA’s policy is to not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), sex and gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity and gender expression (including transgender individuals who are transitioning, have transitioned, or are perceived to be transitioning to the gender with which they identify), age (40 or over), sexual orientation, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. California CASA also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.
Under the general direction of the Chief Program Officer, the Grants Management Director performs a variety of complex financial, analytical, and administrative functions to support the development, implementation, and management of CA…
California CASA offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience and skills. We are highly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates, and values employees from all backgrounds; candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
California CASA offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience and skills. We are highly committed to diversity and a workplace environment…
English must be proficient.
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