The Position
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde is seeking a Grant Program Manager to direct and develop the operations of a more than $50 million annual tribal government Grant Program including the pursuit, implementation, and fulfillment of grants funded by federal, state, local, and private entities. This position serves as the facilitator for the Tribe’s Grant Program which includes coordination and involvement of executive staff and department managers that are necessary for approving the pursuit, implementation, and reporting required for grants. The Grant Program Manager is energized by the opportunity to evolve the Grants Program in support of the many services offered to the Grand Ronde community. The successful candidate understands the significant impact of creating a program that is valuable, stable, and proactive.

The Grant Program Manager ensures the work of the program is informed by the Tribe’s Grand Ronde 2033-Our Future, Community Development Plan and collaborates with the tribal planning staff in researching statistics, trends, and data for grant proposals and community advocacy including performing research and gathering data from the Tribe and external sources. The Grant Program Manager works closely with department managers and designated staff on respective grant compliance and reporting including outcome measurements, grant budgets, and identifying when to initiate carryovers, reimbursements, and drawdowns. The Grant Program Manager is responsible for the development and management of the annual Grants Program operating budget and supports grant budgeting efforts for collaborating departments. This position directs grant writing, approved program initiatives, and compliance and reporting requirements.

A natural convener and collaborator, the Grant Program Manager recognizes the importance of relationships and partnerships at all levels. The successful candidate proactively establishes and maintains relationships with funders and serves as the main point of contact for the Grant Program. The ability to ensure that all services are delivered in a culturally competent manner is essential. Considered a strategic thinker, the Grant Program Manager focuses on adding value and contributing to organizational goals through a well-defined and highly effective grants program. The ideal candidate has proven expertise with federal grant writing, grant management, and contract management. The Grant Program Manager embraces the use of data and understands how metrics can be used to monitor the success of the program.

An approachable leader that embodies the Tribe’s core values, the Grant Program Manager nurtures an open, trusting, and welcoming work environment. With strong interpersonal skills, the successful candidate enjoys a close-knit, supportive, and fun-loving team that depends on each other to accomplish their respective tasks. The Grant Program Manager leads and empowers others, promoting a work environment that embraces change for the better, and genuinely encourages and supports collaboration across the organization.

At least five years of management experience with demonstrated success in grant writing and contract management is required. Community grant experience or direct experience with local area governments, government agencies, and/or Tribes is ideal. Prior success in building and growing a grant program is preferred.

A bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a closely related field is required. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that enable success as the Grant Program Manager will be considered. A master’s degree is preferred.

Compensation and Benefits
The salary range for the Grant Program Manager is $104,004 – $167,365 and will depend on the qualifications of the successful candidate. The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde offers a competitive benefits package, including a hybrid remote work environment. Our mission is to recruit, retain, and develop employees by providing support, tools, and training. Together we strengthen our community, families, and employees.

How to Apply
Applications will be accepted electronically by Raftelis at raftelis.hire.trakstar.com. Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. Please apply no later than May 15, 2023.

Tagged as: community development, funding, grants, local government

About The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde

The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde is a federally recognized Tribe that includes over 30 Tribes and bands from western Oregon, northern California, and southwest Washington.