Democracy Prep Public Schools seeks a Grants Manager who will be responsible for the overall management and administration of the network’s grants. Working with network and school leaders, the Grants Manager will ensure that grants are being used to support the mission and vision of Democracy Prep.

Who You Are

  • Someone who shares our unwavering commitment to the Democracy Prep mission of college success and authentic civic engagement for our scholars. 
  • A strong communicator with outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail who can break down complicated and nuanced topics.
  • A leader who can develop and manage strong systems and processes.
  • An expert in Microsoft Office (specifically Excel), with some knowledge of SAGE Intacct, Microsoft Dynamics or another financial management/ ERP software system.  
  • A flexible professional with experience in finance and multi-organization structures who will be able to support our campuses across the country. 
  • A college graduate.
  • Prior experience in a nonprofit or charter school environment is a plus. 

What You’ll Do

  • Maintain ownership of all federal, state, local, and private grants across the entire network
  • Develop grant budgets in partnership with school leaders and network leadership to align grant goals
  • Work with the Policy and External Affairs teams to complete annual grant applications and complete compliance reporting on all grants
  • Monitor grant spending to ensure budget allocations are on track to be fully expended and complete grant amendments when budget changes are necessary
  • Complete monthly/ quarterly reimbursement requests for various grants 
  • Maintain awareness and knowledge base of federal guidance and grant rules
  • Educate various grant stakeholders on details of grant awards to allow for efficient planning and usage of grants
  • Complete various reporting on grant awards to provide accurate revenue projects for overall budgets
  • Track grant expenses within accounting system for reporting purposes

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with your experience. Democracy Prep employees are provided with a benefits package that includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, 403B matching, parental leave, a smartphone, and a laptop. 

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Democracy Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Our mission is to educate responsible citizen-scholars who will change the world. We strongly believe that by building a DREAM team that represents numerous perspectives, backgrounds, and expertises, we can achieve this goal together. This is a value we highly support and strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

Vaccination policy: 

Democracy Prep Public Schools is requiring vaccination against COVID-19 for all NY employees. All new hires joining a Democracy Prep New York Charter School must have at minimum the first dose of the vaccine and a scheduled appointment for a second appointment (for the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines) in order to start employment at Democracy Prep. Proof of both must be submitted before the new hire begins employment.

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