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Associate Director of Government Grants (JR 1584)

Los Angeles, California
JR 1584
Statewide
Salary: $65,000 - $75,000 annually, DOE

PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) is seeking candidates with grant writing and development experience to join our Institutional Giving Department as the Associate Director of Government Grants. This position is open to candidates throughout Southern California and has the flexibility to be based out of one of our community hubs in the Los Angeles, Orange, or San Diego counties with the opportunity for partial remote work.
 
We are a rapidly growing organization dedicated to making positive change in communities across California. We offer our employees a competitive benefits package and room to grow in a rewarding work environment.
 
WHAT WE DO
Since its foundation in 1984, PATH has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates services throughout California, connecting our clients to a comprehensive continuum of homelessness prevention, street outreach, employment preparation and placement assistance, individualized case management, supportive services, interim housing, and permanent supportive housing. 
 
WHAT IS THE ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENT GRANTS?
The Associate Director of Government Grants works under the Senior Director of Giving and Strategy to provide direct oversight and project management to grants that fund our programs throughout California. Responsibilities of the Associate Director of Government Grants include:
  • Proposal Management, Writing & Editing
    • Thoroughly Analyze all government RFPs and effectively manage the components of contributing departments
    • Developing and writing compelling proposals in response to RFPs and reviewing and editing proposals written by staff
  • Grants Calendar Management
    • Preparing and maintaining a monthly log of active, pending and potential grants
    • Preparing monthly reporting on grant activity, research, funded proposals and monies raised
  • Supervision
    • Providing formal supervision for staff and interns
    • Investing in staffs’ professional development and career growth
  • Research and Funder Engagement
    • Identifying new government funding opportunities through publications, subscriptions, internet research and any other applicable resources
    • Partnering with the Grants Associate to undertake government grants research
    • Attending bidders’ conferences and grant workshops as necessary
    • Researching potential funding resources that pertain to PATH’s programs
    • Tracking policy and funding changes pertinent to PATH and providing regular updates to the Director of Giving and Strategy
  • Management and Planning
    • Designing long-term strategies for government support that anticipate trends
 
 
WHAT YOU BRING
We’re looking for candidates that:
  • Have a proven track record of securing six- to seven-figure grants including experience with foundation and corporate grants
  • Have impeccable writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency with computers, especially Microsoft Office Software
  • Have experience with DonorPerfect or similar grants management software
  • Work just as well independently as they do on a team
  • Are highly motivated, self-starting and demonstrate a history of developing creative solutions
  • Project a professional demeanor and have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Effectively work in both open office and remote settings with frequent collaboration
  • Have a strong sense of prioritization and can coordinate multiple demands in a high-pressure environment
 
MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS
For this role the Associate Director of Government Grants must:
  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Have at least 3 years of experience in grant writing and development
  • Have the ability to work out of PATH’s community hubs in Los Angeles, Orange, or San Diego Counties
  • Be able and willing to work flexible hours which may include evenings or weekends
  • Have employment eligibility verification
  • Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training
  • Have reliable transportation and:
    • A valid driver’s license
    • Auto Insurance
    • The ability to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
  • Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire:
    • Tuberculosis Test
    • Background Screening
    • Drug Test
 
 
PATH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
 
 
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