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Grants Administrator

Description: 


POSITION TITLE: Grants Administrator
LOCATION: New Castle County
REPORTS TO: Director of Development
SALARY: $45,803 - $93,897 Depending on experience
POSTING DATE: June 8, 2022
DEADLINE: Open until filled


CONTEXT OF POSITION:
Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI) combats injustice through creative and persistent civil legal advocacy on behalf of vulnerable and underserved Delawareans. CLASI provides free
legal representation to people with disabilities, people aged 60 or over, people with low incomes, immigrants, and victims of crime and discrimination to help our clients maintain shelter, income and other government benefits, educational services, medical services, orders of protection from abuse, legal immigration status and other civil legal remedies.

The Grants Administrator manages multiple aspects of CLASI’s grants—reporting to funders, collecting data, writing narratives, working with advocates to ensure grant compliance and appropriate spending. As such, the Grants Administrator has the opportunity to be deeply involved in innovative projects throughout the state that benefit marginalized populations. The Grants Administrator develops grant reports and some grant proposals, identifies grant requirements (including federal grants) and compliance needs, tracks grant compliance and progress toward goals, ethically shares success stories with funders, and supports internal data integrity protocols. The Administrator works closely with finance, development, and legal services delivery units.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Monitor compliance with grant and contract requirements and expectations and with the laws, regulations, and program requirements governing such grants and contracts
• In collaboration with program managers, prepare and submit reports and proposals in accordance with RFPs and requirements of public and private funding sources
• Maintain grant files and electronic documents needed for applications and reports
• Develop and maintain positive relationships with grant funders
• Communicate with government grant monitors and private foundation grant officers regarding compliance and other requested information
• Use and develop data reports for the case management system (Legal Server)
• Communicate progress toward grant goals and objectives with managing and supervising staff
• Exercise discretion and independent judgment in comparing and evaluating grant and fundraising opportunities and making recommendations to senior managers
• Make changes to case management system to collect new data when required by new grants


 

Requirements: 

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Demonstrated commitment to CLASI’s mission
• Minimum three years’ experience in grant reporting and management
• Excellent analytical and evaluative skills
• Excellent writing, communication, reporting, and presentation skills
• Ability to establish effective working relationships with a variety of individuals
• Advanced computer skills (Office Suite, spreadsheets, data visualization, database management)
• Strong organization, prioritization, planning, and problem-solving skills; able to track and meet multiple deadlines
• Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and visual presentation
• Experience in federal government grant compliance and reporting a plus
• Experience in non-profit data analysis/quality control preferred
• Ability to travel statewide, including travel to CLASI field offices as needed
• Employment will be contingent on being fully vaccinated from the COVID-19 virus

To Apply: 

CLASI strongly encourages interested candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply, including people of color, women, people who are LGBTQ+, veterans, people with disabilities, and persons from other underrepresented groups. CLASI is an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive workplace. Candidates are encouraged to share with us how they will add to our diversity.

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Jason Stoehr at jstoehr@declasi.org.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Information

Submission Deadline: 
October 2, 2022
Organization Information: 
Community Legal Aid Society, Inc.
United States