Senior Director, Grants Management

Join the Y in Central Maryland team as a Senior Director, Grants Management!
Job Description

How this role contributes to the Y’s mission: 

As a Y Senior Director, Grants Management, you will be responsible for writing, submitting, and tracking detailed and accurate grant proposals, stewardship reports, final reports, and renewal requests, consistent with all grant-source requirements including attachments and other supporting materials, by assigned internal and external deadlines and for managing the process of translating program descriptions into finished grant proposals. You will have primary responsibility for grant opportunities in support of the Y’s early childhood work and will also support grant opportunities in other areas of Y operations, in collaboration with the Grants Management/Development team. You will be a contributing member of the Development Team, and will work closely with the Y’s Head Start, Youth Development, Social Responsibility, and Finance teams. As a Y Senior Director, Grants Management, you’ll contribute to the Y and to the larger community we serve by leveraging your grants management skills to directly impact the Y mission and to help advance it.

Qualifications

This work is right for you if you have:

  • A love of people with the ability to relate to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community
  • Enthusiasm, patience, good humor, good judgment and a can-do spirit
  • An ability to collaborate with a team, be flexible and positive
  • Prior experience in grant writing in a non-profit education or human services organization; early childhood education experience preferred
  • Excellent writing, oral communication, attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • Strong organization, prioritization, project and process management skills
  • Some proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Business Suite and Raiser's Edge 
  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field
Essential Functions

How this role contributes to the Y’s mission: 

As a Y Senior Director, Grants Management, you will be responsible for writing, submitting, and tracking detailed and accurate grant proposals, stewardship reports, final reports, and renewal requests, consistent with all grant-source requirements including attachments and other supporting materials, by assigned internal and external deadlines and for managing the process of translating program descriptions into finished grant proposals. You will have primary responsibility for grant opportunities in support of the Y’s early childhood work and will also support grant opportunities in other areas of Y operations, in collaboration with the Grants Management/Development team. You will be a contributing member of the Development Team, and will work closely with the Y’s Head Start, Youth Development, Social Responsibility, and Finance teams. As a Y Senior Director, Grants Management, you’ll contribute to the Y and to the larger community we serve by leveraging your grants management skills to directly impact the Y mission and to help advance it.