COVID 19 Recovery and Grants Management Coordinator
- Philadelphia, PA
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The Office of Director of Finance was created by the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, adopted by the electors of the City on April 17, 1951, to give the Mayor and the City government a principal officer responsible for the financial, accounting, and budgeting functions of the executive branch. The Director of Finance is thus the chief financial officer of the City and all powers and duties concerning finances, accounting, and budgeting in the executive branch are directly or indirectly the Director's. The Director of Finance is also the Chairman of the Board of Pensions and Retirements and an ex-officio member of the board of various quasi-governmental agencies, including the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority. The City of Philadelphia operates on a fiscal year between July 1st and June 30th.
The COVID-19 Recovery and Grants Management Coordinator will directly support Philadelphia’s economic recovery from COVID-19 and assist the City in maximizing its draw-down of federal and state grants related to COVID-19. The COVID-19 Recovery and Grants Management Coordinator will also support efforts to strengthen grants management activities centrally and within departments. Duties will include identifying and coordinating strategic and collaborative grant opportunities that align with the Mayor’s priorities; managing effective grant implementation processes in coordination with City agencies; and overseeing accurate grant reporting to funders and the public.
The COVID-19 Recovery and Grants Management Coordinator will report directly to the Recovery Officer.
- In coordination with the Recovery Officer, actively pursue grant opportunities that align with the Mayor’s goals and bring in resources to support implementation of promising, proven, or innovative programs.
- Assist City agencies with the implementation and management of grant-funded programs and activities.
- Assist in the development of training tools and job aids to promote effective grant management practices by City staff.
- Provide technical and analytical expertise to analyze grant awards and expenditures for City departments, Deputy Mayors, Commissioners, and other City officials.
- Interpret financial data to support the preparation of grant financial reports.
- Establish and sustain a process for promoting evaluation of the effectiveness of grant-funded projects and assisting in the reporting of results to funders and the public.
- Provide for transparency and openness in the work of the office, including communication of grant outcomes for the public and funders.
Education and Experience
- The ideal candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
- A Masters’ degree is preferred, but not required.
- The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of direct grants experience.
- The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of professional work experience in a large organization.
Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Experience in managing and/or administering federal and state grants.
- Knowledge of federal grant reporting requirements.
- Ability to plan and execute processes within a large organization.
- Highly organized with a proven ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
- Ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences and confidence to operate at senior levels of City government.
- Familiarity with the functions and operating structures of municipal government.
- Facility with data collection and analysis.
- Understanding of the fundamentals of budgeting and ability to perform financial analyses.
Salary Range: $75,000 - 85,000
Please submit a cover letter, resume, rand reference list with your application. Applications without all required documents will not be considered.
Did you know?
- We are a Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program qualified employer
- Employees are eligible for a 25% tuition discount program (and sometimes spouses and dependents as well) in partnership with area colleges and universities
- We offer comprehensive health coverage for employees and their eligible dependents
- Our wellness program offers eligibility into the discounted medical plan
- Employees receive paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
- Generous retirement savings options are available
Successful candidate must be a city of Philadelphia resident within six months of hire
The City of Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status. If you believe you were discriminated against, call the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations at 215-686-4670 or send an email to email@example.com. For more information, go to: Human Relations Website: http://www.phila.gov/humanrelations/Pages/default.aspx
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