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Director of Federal Programs and Grants - Hybrid

Company: Vertex Education
Location: Chandler
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Be the one who makes a difference!At Vertex Education we are a team of high achievers, courageous leaders, and passionate believers in changing lives through education. As a purpose-led education services provider, our mission is destined to benefit many and yet it starts with just one person inspired to work together with us to make a memorable and meaningful difference for our clients, schools, students, and communities. Be the one who makes a difference-with us.
As the Director of Federal Programs and Grants, you will be the one whoinitiates, facilitates, and manages the development of all grant related projects including entitlement grants and applications for funding through competitive grants. You will be responsible for performing difficult and highly skilled grants management duties relating to procurement, implementation and management of non-locally funded projects/accounts, requiring a broad and in-depth knowledge of Network, State and Federal policies, as well as, knowledge of personnel, payroll, purchasing and accounts payable functions and procedures. You will:

  • Writes high-quality grant proposal narratives, applications, and supporting documents for competitive and non-competitive grants.
  • Manage complex grant development process, applying knowledge of educational content areas, district priorities, and proposal requirements to ensure that proposed strategies meet district needs while complying with grant guidelines.
  • Complete grant development process with minimal supervision, taking independent actions and making decisions as needed.
  • Ensure submission of complete and accurate applications within grant deadline.
  • Conduct prospect research to identify, cultivate and solicit new grants, provide recommendation on district eligibility and alignment of opportunities with district needs and priorities.
  • Establish operational objectives, work plans, timelines, and assignments for proposal development, determines how to use resources to meet objectives and schedule Simply be yourself and be the one to succeed in this role with:
    • a Bachelor's Degree in education, public policy, English or other related field
    • 3+ years of experience in federal programs or grants
    • 3+ years leadership experience
    • Prior budget and fiscal management experience
    • Demonstrated ability to develop successful grant proposals. and the ability to analyze grant guidelines and apply comprehensive knowledge of educational content to grant requirements
    • Budget and fiscal management experience
      Be excited to be a part of our team and grow your career with us!---Be the one who enables us to positively impact over 25,000 students across multiple states while driving our growth forward so we can enrich even more lives. Be the one who helps us achieve excellence for the 26 schools we support with academics, finance, technology, human resources, communications, marketing, facilities, construction, and food services. Be the one who is a diverse thinker, a team player, a smart risk taker, an innovator, and a difference maker by encouraging others to climb higher and reach farther to further education.
      • Be yourself surrounded by wonderful people who care about you, value your unique skills, and lift you up.
      • Be supported in your work by caring leaders and team members who want you to succeed.
      • Be empowered to make a difference and climb higher and reach farther to change lives through education.
      • Be well in all aspects of your life from your physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing to your finances.
      • Enjoy industry-leading pay, rewards, referral bonuses, with unlimited flexible paid time-off for performance.
      • Be able to care for your health and your family with comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits and invest in your future with 401(k) plans with a 6% employer match on your contributions.
      • Enhance your growth and development with mentoring and money to take training classes.
      • Thrive in a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive environment where we treat others with fairness and respect, celebrate diversity, and elevate equality and inclusion as an equal opportunity employer.
        Be the one who makes a difference!With an innovative mind, a hungry heart, and engaging spirit you can change lives through education. Be a part of Vertex Education and let's make a difference together. Apply Today at
        If you need reasonable accommodation with the application or interview process, please contact us at or 480-270-5438.

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