Nuvance Health is currently seeking a Director of Public Grants to join their team in Danbury, CT!
Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.
Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.
The Director, Public Grants is responsible researching prospective funders and grants opportunities; preparing and submitting grant applications, and for monitoring, supporting and ensuring effective life cycle administration, grant budget management, and compliance for grants from federal and state agencies and other non-profit organizations. Responsibilities include ensuring sound fiscal management and reporting tofederal and state agencies and other non-profits; coordinating with program managers to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of grant and contract agreements as well as the organization’s accounting policies and procedures; and assisting program staff in monitoring sub-recipient awards.
The Director, Public Grants will also work closely with program staff on grant budget preparation, establish cost tracking methodologies to ensure that costs are necessary and reasonable and are treated consistently per all contract provisions, GAAP, OMB circulars and best practices, and ensure that reimbursable costs are invoiced and collected timely.
- Research prospective funders and grant opportunities.
- Manage the organization’s grants administration processes.
- Work closely with staff to ensure sound management of all federal and state grant funds, including the development of narrative content, the development of proposal budgets and the management and tracking of grant funds.
- Assist program managers in complying with grant financial and program requirements. Track remaining funds available; communicate routinely with program managers regarding available fund balances and spend-down plans, and prepare internal and external fiscal reports.
- Complete financial reporting for government grants, including the preparation of required federal and state forms, draws and reimbursement requests.
- Monitor all expenses to guard against unallowable costs and ensure that all funding is appropriately spent with grant terms and deadlines.
- Lead the development of grant proposal budgets for new awards.
- In conjunction with program managers, review and monitor agreements with sub-grantees and consultants to ensure adherence to policies, procedures and reporting requirements.
- Act as liaison to auditors regarding federal grant awards.
- Establish Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement for federal funder approval.
- 5+ years of prior grant writing experience in healthcare, academic, or professional setting
- 5+ years relevant experience including management of federal grants, sub-grants, and A-133 audits
- Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or business
- Knowledge of GAAP, Uniform Guidance 2 CFR 200, indirect cost rate development, and other federal grant regulations
- Expertise with Microsoft Office applications
- Strong problem solving, research, and analytical skills
- Must be detail-oriented and able to manage multiple projects with aggressive timelines; ability to manipulate, analyze and interpret data.
- Ability to work with range of personalities and working styles of staff at all levels within the organization
- High energy level, self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a diverse team
- Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidences
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Job Type: Full-time
- management of federal grants, sub-grants and A-133 audits: 5 years (Required)
- grant writing in a healthcare/academic/professional setting: 5 years (Required)
- Danbury, CT 06810 (Required)
- Danbury, CT 06810: Between 21 and 30 miles (Required)