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Project Manager, Grant Funded Initiatives

Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, Inc. | Mableton GA 30126 USA | Full Time | Posted: 12/07/2012

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Project Manager, Grant Funded Initiatives


Reports To: Senior Director of Business Operations
Status: Exempt- Full Time- Salaried
Location: Mableton Service Center
Last Updated: 11/15/12
Website: www.gsgatl.org

JOB SUMMARY
The Project Manager-Grant Funded Initiatives oversees all aspects of grant-funded projects from inception to conclusion, manages ongoing partnerships and collaborations with stakeholders, and works collaboratively with Fund Development to cultivate and initiate new relationships. She/he ensures that the pursuit of grant and funding opportunities aligns with the strategic direction and objectives of Mission Delivery. She/he works with Fund Development to coordinate the proposal process, administration, and reporting for solicited funds to support council initiatives. The incumbent assesses community needs and implements systems to ensure effective delivery of the Girl Scout program and compliance with the Council and GSUSA’s philosophy, policies, procedures, standards, program goals, and business practices. This is a full-time position. Travel throughout the jurisdictions is required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Serve as a member of a cross functional team to identify, recruit, retain, and support underserved girl populations and/or specific program initiatives.
• Analyze the needs, develop new and cultivate existing relationships with community partners to expand program opportunities to members.
• Coordinate all logistical aspects of program assessment and implementation for grant-funded programs
• Demonstrates knowledge and a clear understanding of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GLSE), pathways, and outcomes; stays abreast of expansion and changes in the National Program Portfolio; stays informed and up to date on research conducted by the Girl Scout Research Institute.
• Plan, design, market, and implement innovative programs based upon the criteria set by the grantor or donor.
• Works cross functional to administer grant funded programs designated for underserved communities and/or targeted populations.
• Participates in the development of the budget for assigned programs and manages budget as assigned.
• Meet and set contracts with relevant staff which will include program length, program cost, minimum number of participants, hours of program, type of program being delivered and defined expectations of the site, etc.
• Develop and maintain a quantifiable evaluation process, measures, and reports regarding achievement of outcomes.
• Collect, analyze, and interpret outcomes and other data related to funding reports. Write or contribute to grant and other funding reports as required by funding partners.
• Develop, assemble and distribute program materials to program providers as needed.
• Purchase and maintain the inventory of program materials.
• Work with program managers and implementation staff to create consistent training and understanding of program curricula, outcomes and assessments when relevant for staff/volunteers required by the grant
• Recommends appropriate strategies and evaluation mechanisms for grant funded programs
• Nurtures community relations and works collaboratively with internal and external partners to solicit support for designated program objectives
• Provides written and oral reports on results of all solicitations and grant funded projects
• Provides professional, high-quality customer service to funding agencies, donors, members, volunteers, staff, and other community contacts
• Integrates with the Fund Development Team and assists with other fund raising opportunities as requested
• Conduct literature reviews and background research as needed
• Model behavior consistent with the Mission and purpose of Girl Scouting
• Perform other duties as required or assigned

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor’s Degree required
• Demonstrated success working on multiple projects in a deadline driven environment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Experience with collaborative projects
• Familiarity with programming in a variety of educational settings
• Experience and sensitivity in working with diverse groups including youth and adults
• Experience implementing quantitative and qualitative methodologies with focus on youth and out of school time
• Proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint,
• Experience in data management, informal education program evaluation, outcomes development, and/or assessment design required
• Must successfully complete an MVR, criminal and credit background check.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Requires the physical mobility to sit or walk for moderate periods of time and to occasionally carry or lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds.

For immediate consideration, please send a resume, cover letter and salary history to jobs@gsgatl.org with “Project Manager” in the subject line. Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Location Mableton, GA, 30126, United States
Categories Women/Girls, Youth Services
Function Administration
Pref Degree Bachelors

Location Maptop

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Job Code Project Manager