Boys & Girls Clubs of America

  • Director, Federal Grants

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/1/2018 11:27 AM)
    Job ID
    Atlanta, GA
  • Overview

    Under the general supervision of the Senior Director, Federal Grants Programs & Performance, the Director, Federal Grants Projects Performance—United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)/Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is responsible for providing cross-departmental leadership and support of Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) federally funded food service programs to ensure adherence and compliance with all appropriate and applicable federal regulations, guidelines, and statutes, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 CFR 200), as well as with all applicable state and BGCA requirements, policies and procedures.


    In partnership with the BGCA Government Relations USDA team, lead and support cross-functional adherence and compliance to all applicable federal regulations and guidelines including 7 CFR 225 (Summer Food Service Program), 7 CFR 226 (Child and Adult Care Food Program), 2 CFR 200 (Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards), various states’ CACFP and SFSP guidelines and procedures, and BGCA policies and procedures.

    Develop, as applicable, and administer oversight systems to ensure full compliance with Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA); Federal Sub-recipient Reporting System (FSRS); Federal Debt Monitoring; Sub-Recipient Single Audit Monitoring; and BGCA Federal Funding Hold requirements.

    Develop, maintain and update the audited BGCA USDA CACFP/SFSP Operations Manual Supplement to the BGCA Federal Funding Operations Manual.

    Develop, implement and compliantly maintain audited USDA CACFP/SFSP oversight systems and standard operating procedures.

    Develop, maintain and update audited USDA CACFP/SFSP 530 Control Documents.

    Develop, maintain and ensure adherence to audited USDA CACFP/SFSP and BGCA records retention requirements and protocols.

    Review various legal instruments including contracts and letters of agreement for compliance with federal procurement and subrecipient monitoring guidelines and BGCA Federal Vendor Competitive Procurement standard operating procedures.

    Create various tools and resources for USDA CACPF/SFSP program utilization including, but not limited to, templates, job aides, reporting forms, etc.

    Participate in state-mandated CACFP/SFP training sessions, when possible, and available online webinars and develop and deliver USDA CACPF/ SFSP compliance training and technical assistance to appropriate BGCA staff.

    Develop and deliver USDA CACPF/SFSP sub-recipient monitoring processes and procedures.

    Assist with the submission of required monthly claims and ensure the retention and access of supporting documentation.

    Partner with Government Relations USDA team to facilitate readiness for mandated administrative reviews conducted in each state.


    Commit to and demonstrate BGCA ICARE VALUES and BGCA Federal Funding ICARE values.

    Maintain cooperative and professional working relationship with appropriate personnel at BGCA headquarters, participating Boys & Girls Clubs organizations, and with state agency representatives.

    Regularly attend and assist with the development of documents and presentations for monthly BGCA Federal Funding Performance Council meetings.

    Serve as primary point-of-contact for USDA CACFP/SFSP administration records, procurement support, and control documents during BGCA’s annual Single Audit.

    Adhere to organizational policies and procedures as described in BGCA’s Employee Handbook and BGCA Ethics Policy.


    No direct reports or supervisory roles.


    • Bachelor’s degree in public policy, accounting, finance or business administration.
    • 3+ years of USDA CACFP or SFSP administration and oversight.
    • Consistent attention to detail and the ability to work with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong writing and editing skills. 
    • High energy, motivated, focused and creative. Ability to multi-task and manage work processes with limited supervision. Strong communications, reasoning and problem-solving capabilities. Ability to interact withsupport and lead coworkers across diverse geographic areas and personalities.  Ability to clearly and concisely exchange              ideas, facts and technical information.  Proven team building and coalescing skills; tactful and flexible.      . 


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