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Director of Federal Grants Management

Boston, MA

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of purchasing, budgeting, contracting systems, and grant policies/regulations.
  • Experience with the foundations of financial management, including financial analysis forecasting, information recording, and processing as it relates to human service programs.
  • Experience in grants management, contract administration, or contract management work.
  • Ability to disseminate fiscal information in the form of financial and/or narrative reports, charts, graphs, and tables; capacity to collate, understand and analyze data and make effective recommendations.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as collaboratively with colleagues and external constituents.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficient usage of Microsoft Office products including Excel, Access, Word, Outlook and/or Information Warehouse, Document Direct, Uniform Financial Reporting, or other programs used for data gathering and analysis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with state and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing expenditures of state and federal funds; knowledge of the Commonwealth of MA budget process and MMARS a plus.
  • Proven leadership, communication, strategic planning, interpersonal skills, and collaboration including confidence and ability to effectively engage stakeholders in challenging or deadline-oriented situations.


Applicants must have at least (A) five (5) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management of which (B) at least one (1) year must have been in a project management, supervisory or managerial capacity or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below.


I. A certificate in a relevant or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required (A) experience.

II. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required (A) experience.

III. A Graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required (A) experience.

IV. A Doctorate degree in a related field may be substituted for four (4) years of the required (A) experience.

Executive Order #595: As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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