Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Analyst Federal Grants VISTA

Posted Date 1 month ago(6/12/2024 9:02 AM)
Job ID
2024-7763
Category
Finance & Organizational Services
Location
Atlanta, GA

Overview

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Boys & Girls Clubs of America named "One of the Best Nonprofits to Work for in 2017, 2018 and 2019" Indeed.com

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of America is the nation's premier youth development organization. Our programs, training and services impact nearly 4 million children and teens every year. We are always looking for qualified professionals with a passion for improving young lives, as a member of our national staff.  We have strong values, embrace diversity and offer great benefits to allow our employees to maintain work/life balance.

 

LOCATION: This position is on-site, office-based in Atlanta, GA (hybrid model - 3 days remote / 2 days in office- Tuesday & Wednesday)

 

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direct oversight of the Director, Federal Grants - CNCS, the Federal Grants Analyst is tasked with providing administrative and programmatic support for the federally funded VISTA Program, with a specific emphasis on supporting VISTA Members serving on Native Lands. The analyst will ensure effective compliance with all appropriate and applicable federal guidelines, standards and statutes, as well as ensure the efficacy, optimal performance and return on the investment of those funds, as mandated in accordance with 2 CFR 200—Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. This position is currently funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). Continuation of the position is based on continued funding. Additionally, this role may involve providing support for the Federally Funded BGCA Program T.R.A.I.L. (Together Raising Awareness for Indian Life).

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Supports Director, Federal Grants – CNCS in Developing and leading agenda for the VISTA cross-functional leadership team. Ensure, lead and/or participate in the conduct of other meetings and/or conferences, as appropriate, to coordinate details and strategy related to federally funded projects and activities.
• Assist in coordinating, projects, operations, and special initiatives as assigned by National Vice President and Senior Director, Federal Grants Impact, and performance.
• Designing and executing professional development sessions and training programs tailored for VISTA Members serving at Boys & Girls Clubs that reside on Native Lands.
• Explore diverse approaches to continuously improve the VISTA Program by identifying opportunities for enhancement and sharing effective strategies.
• Work to ensure that all VISTA placement sites fulfill the necessary paperwork and documentation mandated by the VISTA program.
• Ensure accurate record-keeping and maintenance of timesheets for VISTA Members. Communicate effectively with Club leaders in person, virtually and through written follow-up correspondence to ensure comprehensive understanding of the assessment results and recommendations.
• Provide administrative support to the Director, Federal Grants – CNCS and Senior director of Federal Grants, Impact and Performance.
• Work directly with Leadership on continued department needs, filling gaps where deemed necessary and taking various special projects.
• Collaborate to bolster recruitment initiatives for VISTA Member Placements, contributing through various strategies such as outreach, networking, and engagement with potential candidates to ensure a diverse pool of applicants.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED
• No direct reports. May monitor and coordinate the work of temporary employees, VISTA Leader, and student interns.

Qualifications

​​EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

• Bachelor's degree, or education/experience equivalency, preferably with some emphasis in public administration, public policy, political science, accounting, finance, or business administration.

 

SKILLS & TRAITS
Competency in Microsoft Office software, including intermediate Word, Outlook, and Excel skills, and beginning Access skills. Excellent customer service skills; strong written and verbal communications skills; strong human relations skills and ability to establish and maintain contacts with other BGCA departments and federal agencies, and lead as part of cross-functional teams. Demonstrated high standards of ethics and integrity; demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail; planning and organizing; fiscal management; record keeping; consultation; negotiation; creativity; and flexibility. Ability to coordinate and prioritize in high stakes, fluid environment. Ability to analyze relevant data effectively and efficiently perform project related decision making/

 

ABILITIES
High-energy; motivated; confident; creative. Ability to handle a variety of projects simultaneously with limited supervision. Strong reasoning and problem-solving abilities. Ability to interact and communicate with coworkers and the public, and to exchange ideas, facts, and technical information clearly and concisely. Ability to get along with diverse personalities, tactful, and flexible. Physical requirements include sight, hearing, sitting for four or more hours a day; skills essential for successful communications, including speaking and writing

 

ENVIRONMENTAL & WORKING CONDITIONS

• Normal internal working environment.
• Approximately 2% or less travel.
• The individual selected for this position must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to navigate areas of the country by using electric direction methods.

 

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