Job Alert: Grant Manager for the Texas Alliance of Boys and Girls Club

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This posting comes to me from the Texas Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs and you can access the position posting here.


Grant Manager

Requisition Number 2019-3942

Overview

Under the supervision of the Director of Operations, Texas Alliance, the Nutrition Grant Manager is responsible for the project management of the USDA - Texas Department of Agriculture’s CACFP & SFSP Programs for snack and meals and the coordination of other Nutrition Programs as assigned.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with individual Club organizations to ensure they meet the requirements for statewide USDA grant funding

  • Ensure the timely, accurate and professional preparation of all correspondence, reports, spreadsheets, presentation materials, travel arrangements, expense reports to meet the needs of the statewide USDA grant

  • Create and track budgets for assigned statewide USDA grant

  • Lead and oversee the development and all invoices, PO’s and check requests for assigned USDA grant and ensure they are written and submitted in a timely manner

  • Lead and oversee the implementation of procedures to train, support and monitor local feeding sites including but not limited to coordinating vended services, claims preparation and submission, and menu production

  • Provide training to local feeding sites on successful implementation of USDA feeding programs

  • Maintain accurate records, both physical and electronic, to ensure adequate documentation is available at all times that demonstrates responsible use of USDA funds

  • Develop and maintain positive and professional relationships with state agency and USDA regional staff leadership as well as local Club staff

  • Work closely with other staff and potential partners to further other Nutrition initiatives

  • Be capable of driving personal and rental cars, using a navigation system and traveling independently, often in rural areas of TX and along the border

  • Supervise staff as needed

 

Qualifications

Education:     

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or a minimum of five years’ work experience in non-profit program management or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Experience:                

Minimum of five years’ experience in youth development programs, preferably local Boys & Girls Clubs and extensive knowledge of the Federal Grant process preferred. Minimum three years of experience in complex project management, managing operations and administrative tasks.

Skills:                         

Requires strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and a willingness and ability to travel an estimated 50% of time. Computer skills and experience in Microsoft Office. Strong project management, administrative and organizational skills. Must be detail oriented and enjoy working in a diverse environment.

                  Environment and Working Conditions:

                  Office is located in West Austin; however this position has the option of telecommuting when, and if, beneficial and approved. Regular presence in the Austin office is required. Individual selected for this position must be able to successfully be cleared for work through a comprehensive national criminal, child abuse/neglect and DFPS history check.

                  Physical and Mental Requirements:

                 High energy, motivated, confident, and creative; great attention to detail and accuracy in reports; ability to work for prolonged periods at high levels of activity, standing up and bending over; managing multiple tasks with varying deadlines; ability to exchange clearly and concisely, ideas and facts, both verbal and written.