The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) Based in Oakland, California, with offices in Washington DC and Philadelphia, TICAS is a national nonprofit, nonpartisan research and policy organization dedicated to making higher education more available and affordable for people of all backgrounds. An influential advocate for reform at the federal, state and college levels, TICAS is a widely cited source of expertise on financial aid, student debt and related issues. For more information, visit our websites www.ticas.org and www.projectonstudentdebt.org. Grants and Operations Manager The Grants and Operations Manager is a new position based in our Oakland office. In the past several years TICAS has diversified its funding base and opened offices in two East Coast locations, significantly increasing operational complexity. This position will be responsible for designing and operating systems in key areas affecting the entire organization. Reporting to the CFO/COO, the Grants and Operations Manager will also work regularly with the President and Vice President.
The Grants and Operations Manager will be responsible for systems in the following areas: • Grant application and reporting cycle • Information technology including telecommunications • Board meetings and board communications • Fundraising • Contract administration • Corporate compliance and administration • Human resources
• At least a Bachelor’s degree
• At least three years related work experience
• Highly organized
• Detail oriented
• Outcome oriented
• Good at synthesizing complex information
• Skilled coordinator
• Clear and diplomatic communicator
• Perceptive and forward thinking
• Quick study
• Proficient at MS Word, Excel and Outlook
Full benefits provided; compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications. TICAS is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Grants and Operations Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls please. This position will remain open until filled.