Key Responsibilities and Duties
To manage the Federal & philanthropic pass-through grant administration process, the grants administrator will:
Manage the Federal & philanthropic pass-through grant administration process.
Design and manage to project plans and accompanying deadlines.
Work collaboratively with Development team to bring grant opportunity from concept to reality.
Assist with implementing web-based grant management system.
To ensure compliant usage and timely payment of grant funds, the grants administrator will:
Provide timely and professional customer service in response to inquiries regarding grant status, compliance, and procedures, and future opportunities.
Review and approve spending plans; monitor budget and forecast for each grant opportunity.
Issue grant payments and accompanying grant correspondence in an accurate and timely manner.
Coordinate risk assessments and conduct monitoring site visits of KIPP regions and schools.
To ensure grant files, reports, and other documentation are up-to-date and organized, the grants administrator will:
Create and maintain grant files that meet legal, auditing, and foundation requirements.
Coordinate grant reporting, including collecting and reviewing data from grantees.
Document grant processing procedures and strive to make grant administration processes as efficient and effective as possible.
o Demonstrated ability to stay organized and manage deadlines in fast-paced environment
o Proven ability to perform tasks independently with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
o Continuous improvement-driven, systems thinker that is comfortable with ambiguity
o Demonstrated ability to understand, interpret, and implement regulatory policy
Planning and Execution
o Strength in project management
o Strength in working across multiple stakeholders
o Excellent verbal and written communication skills
3+ years of related experience
Experience with web-based grant management systems (Salesforce) preferred.