Grant Compliance Associate
The American Association of Community Colleges’ (AACC) apprenticeship work is a critical and highly visible effort that will be a signature effort for AACC during 2019-2022. An Executive Director of Apprenticeships will oversee all key execution and evaluation activities related to AACC’s apprenticeship efforts inclusive of four strands of activities. These strands include but are not limited to the following: 1. AACC member engagement and mobilization to organize and make more accessible member content about apprenticeship programs at community colleges. Inclusive in this strand is the creation and support of a fifty-person (50) national task force; 2. Organization and support of member colleges connecting more effectively direct connect to small and mid-size businesses in their local communities using an online system of supports and resources curated by AACC and partners; 3.Oversight of up to eighty (80) individual locations (some in statewide/system clusters) to produce a minimum of 12,000 apprentices (registered and/or industry recognized) over three years with support of four different national networks; 4. Industry-driven apprenticeship expansion program creation and delivery to produce a minimum of 4,000 apprentices (registered and/or industry recognized) across four industry partners (1,000 per partner) over three years. The position includes working with the U.S. Department of Labor, multiple national partner organizations, and a large portion of the AACC membership and influential leadership circles as well as co-management of project staff. This is a 3-year grant-funded position and is contingent on receipt and continuation of grant funds and on satisfactory evaluation of performance.
The Grant Compliance Associate will support the high-quality execution of project goals, activities and timeframes, establish and maintain effective internal monitoring to ensure that federal funds are compliant with federal statues, regulations, and the terms/conditions of the federal award, and alert executives and recommend prompt action in evidence of non-compliance. Duties also include receiving and organizing project documentation, collecting and reviewing financial documents for billing the funder and processing payments. Responsible for consistent, accurate and complete documentation, ensuring that monthly spending is on track, conducting monthly financial analysis, and coordinating finances with budget guidelines. Safeguards protected and sensitive information. Oversees financial aspects of the project from launch through close-out. Participates in project-related meetings and presentations as appropriate.
Qualified candidates must have BS degree in business administration or accounting and five years of experience in federal grant management including procurement, sub recipient monitoring, nonprofit grants management and compliance. Must have experience in multi-year, multi-partner projects and be proficient in standard office computer/software applications, specifically Excel and Word. Requires superior project management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities on tight timelines; superior skills in oral and written communication, as well as quantitative analysis; and sophisticated customer service experience. This position will be housed at the AACC headquarters in Washington, DC. Teleworking is not an option for this position.
We offer paid health & dental benefits for employees and their dependents, 20 days of vacation/year and a 10% retirement contribution. To apply by the May 15th deadline, attach a resume and cover letter with salary requirements at https://www.aacc.nche.edu/about-us/work-for-aacc/
AACC is an equal opportunity employer.