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Career Opportunities at Safe Horizon

Career Details
Position:Grants and Contracts Director
Type:EMP Employee
Reports To:Associate Vice President
Description:The Grants & Contracts Director executes, advises, manages, and oversees the operations of the ATP & Youth Programs grants administration, managing an annual average of 40 grants that fund over 40 staff members at 3 locations in Manhattan. Reporting to the Associate Vice President, Youth & Anti-Trafficking Program, the Grants & Contracts Director provides project and grant management, budgeting and administrative oversight and assists the Associate Vice President, site Directors and senior staff with financial forecasting, modeling and strategic planning aligned with the goals and initiatives of the programs and components of the Anti-Trafficking & Youth Programs. The Youth Program includes Streetwork Programs for Homeless Youth which has two drop-in centers, one emergency shelter, a peer program and an Outreach component which provides Borough-wide services to youth on the streets The Anti-Trafficking Program provides Intensive Case Management and legal services to victims of domestic and international trafficking and technical and training assistance to providers of victims of human trafficking nationwide.
Responsibilities:Essential Job Functions:
• Sourcing new funding opportunities; preparing, reviewing, processing and submitting proposals;
• Develop and maintain effective grant-management tools for the division to be used for submitting funding reports, funding proposals, and informing key staff of important budgetary issues;
• Develop the annual budgets for the programs in collaboration with the program leadership, finance and accounting staff;
• Manage Youth Division’s and Anti-Trafficking individual project grants which includes the development of individual budgets, submission of budget modifications/renewals to funders, and forecast of operating expenses; budget projections, monitoring fund accounting,
• Ensure uniformity of contract compliance within sponsor and agency guidelines by interpreting grant policies and procedures to fiscal staff and program managers;
• Manage, approve and control all program purchases and expenditures including all vendor payment requests, purchase requisition, service purchase orders, consultant agreements, expense reports and fee for service invoices;
• Collaborate with finance and accounting team in the development of accurate monthly budget reports;
• Create administrative policies, procedures and controls to increase efficiency and accountability within the programs;
• Work closely with the Development Department in the development of new funding sources through work that includes identifying new potential funding, drafting proposal budgets and the submission of program materials for the proposal;
• Act as a liaison between programmatic and central administrative departments (i.e. Human Resources, Development, Information Technology and Facilities);
• Monitoring the licensing and regulation requirements for the programs;
• Process all personnel changes and movements within the Division;
• Participate in Streetwork’s leadership meetings.

• Master’s degree in public administration, accounting, finance /and or business management desired, or equivalent relevant experience.
• Four (4) years of experience in fiscal management
• Well versed in all stages of grant funding process from budget planning and proposal development through closeout
• Professional experience providing management of resources and preparing financial reports for funding sources
• Grant preparation and submission
• Data and records management
• Proficient in Microsoft office and advance knowledge of Excel
• Clear and concise verbal and written communication skill
• Must have the ability to communicate complex technical budget and financial information to non-financial personnel.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, be assertive and well organized
• Demonstrate the ability to work independently
• Ability to balance multiple administrative responsibilities
• Experience working in non-profit human service organization
• Successful track record collaborating with public and private funders


• Experience working with vulnerable populations
• Understanding of Client Centered Practice & Harm Reduction philosophy in direct service and supervisory positions

All prospective job candidates must meet screening requirements, which includes a background check, finger printing and State Central Registry clearance.

Education:Master's Degree
Hours:Not Applicable
Days: N/A
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