The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is an assembly of the hierarchy of the Catholic Church in the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The purpose of the Conference is to promote the greater good which the Church offers humankind. The bishops themselves constitute the membership of the Conference and are served by a staff of approximately 315 lay people, priests, deacons, and religious, located at the Conference headquarters in Washington, DC, with branch offices in Miami, FL and Rome.
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Grants and Programs Administrator, Children Services (Full Time)
Are you inspired by contributing to the greater good? If so, consider joining our mission to create a world where immigrants, refugees, migrants and people on the move are treated with dignity, respect, welcome and belonging. Migration and Refugee Services (MRS) fulfills the commitment of the U.S. Catholic bishops to protect the life and dignity of the human person through serving and advocating for refugees, asylees, migrants, unaccompanied children and victims of human trafficking. Join our dynamic team to contribute to this important mission.
The USCCB office is located in Northeast Washington, DC near The Basilica and campus of Catholic University of America, just a few blocks from the Brookland stop on the red line. USCCB offers a fantastic suite of benefits to include medical, dental, and vision insurance immediately upon hire, parental leave, tuition assistance, 403(b) contributions, and free parking to those who commute by vehicle. For most positions, USCCB offers the ability to work remotely two days a week.
The Grants and Programs Administrator will focus on managing three+ major grants for the Children’s Services Programs. Prepares and negotiates continuation proposals of grants, develops Memorandums of Understanding with project partners, and designs operational and documentation plans reflecting contractual requirements. Responsible for the timely completion and submission of quality reports to funders as applicable and interfacing with funding sources. Provides ongoing technical assistance around grants administration to programming staff and partners and provides broad support to Special Programs activities.
Major Field/Specialty: Program Administration and Management, Public Administration, Social Sciences, or International Studies
Undergraduate degree required; graduate degree preferred.
Knowledge of government and non-profit organizational systems.
Management of government grants for non profit agencies.
Knowledge of Excel and database software systems.
Experience: 3 to 5 years