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Grants Manager Coordinator

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National Congress of American Indians


Washington, DC

Skills And Qualifications:

Founded in 1944, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is the oldest, largest and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization in the country. NCAI advocates on behalf of tribal governments and communities, promoting strong tribal-federal government-to-government policies, and promoting a better understanding among the general public regarding American Indian and Alaska Native governments, people and rights. NCAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about NCAI, visit our website at:  
Under the direction of the Director of Development, the Grants Manager Coordinator essential function is to support the mission of the organization by providing grants management skills to oversee the full grant lifecycle, from the application to approval and implementation. The successful candidate should be able to perform grant research, grant writing, grant program design and implementation, compliance and grant reporting. 
Manage the overall grant efforts of the organization to include identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process.
Research grant opportunities that align with the mission of the organization.
Provide tools for documenting the grant payments and expenditures.
Prepare grant proposals in collaboration with program staff.
Ensure compliance with all grant laws and regulations.
Manage grant databases.
Oversee the grant timelines and deliverables. 
In collaboration with senior staff negotiate, administer, and monitor grant contracts.
Knowledge and 3years’ experience with grant writing for a non-profit agency.
Knowledge of experience working with Native American organizations or with American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments.
Bachelor’s Degree.
Excellent project management and organizational skills. 
Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
Proficient in using a Customer Relationship Management System to organize and track grants. 
Budgeting and accounting knowledge and experience.
Critical and analytical thinking skills. 
Proficient in using computers with related knowledge of software programs and Internet. 

Salary And Benefits:

This is a salaried position that offers competitive salary and benefits (including health benefits, 401(k) plan, vacation time, etc.). Salary to be determined based on experience.

Contact Info:

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should send their resume, a brief writing sample, three references, and a cover letter by email to

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