Grant Project Manager

Alexandria, Virginia
Oct 12, 2021
Dec 12, 2021
Full Time
Job Description

The project manager will be responsible for ensuring that the Career and Technical Education High School Innovation Planning Grant is managed according to the specified scope, schedule and budget. The project manager will be required to manage the project and communicate to ensure all project team member activities are coordinated, issues are proactively identified and resolved, and that stakeholders are informed as the project advances.


Education: Bachelor's degree

Certificates & Licenses: Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred


• 5-8 years of project management and related experience.
• Five years managing public contracts or grants.
• Management of K-12/ Industry Partnerships.
• Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices.
• Managing projects through the entire life cycle.
• Completing projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline.

Key Competencies:

• Demonstrate the analytical skills needed to manage the grant budget.
• Use of creative problem-solving skills with multi-disciplinary teams.
• Maintain strong and highly resourceful skills to effectively facilitate the efforts of high-performing teams.
• Establish and maintain stakeholder partnerships and relationships.

• Demonstrate professional and personal characteristics necessary to work effectively with school personnel and key partners.

Essential Functions:

• Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Confirm project scope and objectives;
• Maintain and update a detailed project schedule;
• Manage resources in an effective and efficient manner;
• Adhere to the established budget based on the scope of work and grant award;
• Track project costs to meet the budget;
• Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan;
• Provide project updates consistently to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress;
• Coordinate the management of contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables;
• Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed;
• Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement;
• Utilize school and industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout the entire project execution.

Physical Demands:

• The duties of this position are primarily executed in an office environment


• Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
• Tuberculosis Skin Test.

Public Health Compliance
  • Proof of COVID vaccination. Exemptions for religious/medical will be reviewed.
  • Must follow safety and health protocols.


Primary Location:
Central Office
Salary Range:
$30.00 - $30.00 / Per Hour
Shift Type:

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