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Grants Manager

Alaska Public Media Anchorage, AK

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The part-time Grants Manager works with multiple departments in Alaska Public Media (AKPM) assisting in grant work – applying, tracking deliverables with team members, drafting reports for grantors and managing budgeting administration. Anticipate working approximately 20 work hours a week. Can be a combination of in-station work and remote work. Position reports to the Chief Development and Marketing Officer and is based in Anchorage. Alaska. Applicable work experience is sought. A degree is not required.

This position provides overall grant management for departmental programs funded by federal, state, and private funds; oversees the financial administration of grants awarded to specific AKPM departments; ensure that program staff document and accomplish their approved program initiatives and grant deliverables. This includes taking part and collaborating in initial departmental grant assessment, planning, budgeting, proposal prep, and reporting. Ensures that grant program staff meet all compliance and reporting requirements. Assists in the budget development process and monitor adherence to budgets.

Alaska Public Media is the source of NPR radio, PBS television for South Central Alaska, and operates a Statewide News partnership.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform functions of financial administration and reporting to include, but not limited to: preparation and timely submission of grant applications and reports, development and adjustment of associated budgets, coordination of budgeted funds, screening and processing requests for expenditures and ensuring timely reimbursement from the grantor.
  • Coordinate with assigned finance department staff to ensure AKPM maintains accurate records of all payments, grant expenditures, and award disbursements. Manage budget revision requests, perform research on various grant issues, and oversee monthly grant revenue recognition reporting and documentation. Review journal entries related to grant activity. Advise finance department staff of any corrections or account coding changes needed to meet internal reporting needs or grantor reporting requirements.
  • Monitor program budgets and expenditures. Analyze payroll reports to ensure that applicable wage, salary, fringe and benefit expenses are being correctly allocated to grant budget lines associated with grant funded job duties. Advise finance department staff of any corrections or account coding changes needed to meet internal reporting needs or grantor reporting requirements.
  • Coordinate with the AKPM Departmental Program manager to ensure an effective program and/or initiative that meets or exceeds the expectations detailed in all grant agreements.
  • Participate in grant application and planning assessment meetings at the request of department leaders.
  • Support grant writing, proposal assembly, and analyze proposed grant budgets taking cues from departmental leaders who serve as content area experts.
  • Provide timely grant deadline calendar reminders well in advance of all grant reporting deliverable requirements as stated in grant agreements.
  • Collaborate with department leaders to prepare timely internal reports for same as well as when submitting final grant reports to funders.

Duties and Responsibilities:

In addition to the above functions, the Grants Manager will:

  • Maintain excellent records and annual grants calendar.
  • Administer grant records and evaluate financial reports to analyze all annual progress and perform review on grant expenditure.
  • Assist in evaluating the fiscal administration of grant programs.
  • Evaluate all costs according to budget and ensure work within appropriate deadline.
  • Seek approval from CFO and CEO when grant budget proposals effect or change departmental salaries, benefits, and/or reimbursable expenses.
  • Work with assigned finance personnel to maintain accurate accounting and documentation for all billings and prepare appropriate reports for cost allocation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of grant processes including accounting and financial reporting.
  • Proficient in the use of financial management software to include spreadsheets and databases, required.
  • Ability to interpret complex grant funding requirements, submissions, and budget
  • projections; ability, with appropriate training and access to resources from regulatory bodies, to interpret federal, state, and local government laws and regulations regarding grant administration; ability to review the work of others to ensure conformance to standards; ability to communicate effectively across a broad spectrum of staff, both orally and in writing required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in accounting or finance and previous experience in grants financial management, finance, accounting, and/or auditing.
  • Two years’ prior experience.
  • Track record of proven grant proposal writing, secured awards, and management.
  • Experience in public media preferred, but not required.

Employee Expectations:

Must be able to work in a constantly changing environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands while seeking supervisory assistance as appropriate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is regularly required to stand, walk and sit; use hands to handle or feet; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are typical of a television/radio broadcast office environment and representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Company Description
Alaska Public Media harnesses the power of multiple media platforms to make a more informed and connected life possible for all Alaskans. Alaska Public Media produces and presents news and content that provides lifelong learning opportunities in public affairs, health and leisure, science and nature, economic and social development, civic engagement and world events. The company is located in Southcentral Alaska and is comprised of
KSKA radio, KAKM-TV, Create TV, PBS KIDS, and alaskapublic.org. Alaska Public Media also operates the Statewide News and a shared television service with KTOO in Juneau and KYUK in Bethel. Alaska Public Media and its affiliates deliver content that reaches 97% of the population of Alaska.

Alaska Public Media

Why Work Here?
Alaska Public Media is the leader in state news, ensuring that every Alaskan is connected to what is happening around them.

Alaska Public Media harnesses the power of multiple media platforms to make a more informed and connected life possible for all Alaskans. Alaska Public Media produces and presents news and content that provides lifelong learning opportunities in public affairs, health and leisure, science and nature, economic and social development, civic engagement and world events. The company is located in Southcentral Alaska and is comprised of KSKA radio, KAKM-TV, Create TV, PBS KIDS, and alaskapublic.org. Alaska Public Media also operates the Statewide News and a shared television service with KTOO in Juneau and KYUK in Bethel. Alaska Public Media and its affiliates deliver content that reaches 97% of the population of Alaska. Alaska Public Media offers trusted, award-winning national programming including Morning Edition, Nova, Masterpiece, and Frontline. The company also produces Alaska-specific programs including Line One: Your Health Connection, Alaska Morning News, Alaska Economic Report, Talk of Alaska, Outdoor Explorer, Alaska News Nightly, Hometown, Alaska, and Alaska Insight. Additionally, it produces podcasts such as Iditapod and Midnight Oil.

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