Grants Management Specialist
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for an Grants Management Specialist for the Southern Territory Headquarters, located in Atlanta, Georgia.
Reviews, analyzes, and processes complex grants and contracts requiring an advanced level of technical expertise; serves as a resource regarding the status of pending grants and contracts; advises of compliance with funding requirements of local/state/federal government, quasi-government entities and private organizations providing funding for social services programs throughout the Southern Territory; safeguards The Salvation Army's position as a religious organization as well as a nonprofit corporation; serve as technical resource person and provide advice to the Territorial Social Services Operations Director, Divisional Headquarters and the Field on matters involving government programs, funding and contracts. Supports the Territorial Social Services Secretary and Territorial Social Services Operations Director by performing administrative duties in assigned areas.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of The Salvation Army mission and philosophy. Knowledge of Salvation Army policies and procedures affecting or related to the Grants and Contracts Section. Knowledge of Salvation Army Social Services programs. Knowledge of complex grant and contract management/administration. Knowledge of contract-related legal terminology. Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws governing grant/contract agreements and religious/non-profit organizations. Ability to apply discretion and independent judgment with limited supervision. Ability to interpret and understand government rules and regulations. Ability to interpret and understand the Federal Register and other government publications. Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and complete records, reports, correspondence. Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language. Ability and willingness to seek clarification as needed. Ability and willingness to work well as a member of the Social Services team.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or technical/vocational school in Social Work, Contract Management, or a related field. And Two years progressively responsible experience in contract management, administration, and/or service delivery preferably with Salvation Army programs, Or Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications
Valid Georgia Driver’s License
Willing to work systematically to become a Certified Grant Specialist & Reviewer and Certified Senior Grant Specialist, preferred.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Ability to sit and work at a computer up to 75% of work time. Ability to travel occasionally for extended overnight trips. Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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Application Submittal Period: 09/22/2021 – 10/10/2021
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
- Job Family THQ-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Grant & Funding Compliance
- Pay Type Hourly
- Required Education Equivalent Experience
- Atlanta, GA 1424 Northeast Expy NE 30329, 1424 NORTHEAST EXPY NE, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America