Job Details

Rollins College
  • Position Number: 2995312
  • Location: Winter Park, FL
  • Position Type: Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts

Grants and Special Projects Manager

Job no: 493278
Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Crummer Graduate School of Business
Division: Academic Affairs

For the 13th consecutive year, Rollins College has been named a "Great College to Work For". Be a part of the Rollins experience and find a place where you belong. Ready to join us?

The Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadershipwithin the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins Collegeis seeking a Grants and Special Projects Manager! The Grants and Special Projects Manager position encompasses a comprehensive range of responsibilities including but not limited to: oversight of the American Rescue Plan Act grant with Orange County Government; strong program and project management to meet program deliverables through the learning engagement platform, instructors, and associated events in partnership with the Senior Program Manager; participation in management of independent contractors; representation of EBI in the community; provide management assistance for nonprofits.

Positional Grant Funding Details:

This position is funded through a federal grant from the U.S. Department of the Treasury & Orange County Government. Currently the grant is approved through February 2026. Thus, the continuation of this position is based on satisfactory performance as well as the continuation of available funding.

Our ServiceExcellence Philosophy:

At Rollins, we strive to be responsive, respectful, collaborative, competent, and inclusive in all that we do. Whether serving prospective or current students, alumni, local residents, or our fellow faculty and staff colleagues, these standards define the Rollins service experience.

Total Rewards & Compensation:
25 Days - Paid Time Off (vacation, sick and personal time)
11 Days - Paid Holidays
5 Days - Paid College Closure Days
Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurances (within 30 days of hire)
100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account ($125+/month)
100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
Domestic Partner Benefits
11.5% Employer Retirement Contributions
Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
Free On-Campus Parking
Free Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting events and more)
Free Full Tuition for Employees and their Families
Pet Insurance
100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Accounts
Award-Winning Wellbeing Programs: Blue Rewards, Rally Dollars, Hinge Health Musculoskeletal Coaching
Plus More!

Additional Perks:
Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park Locations (i.e. shops, restaurants, gift cards and more)
Free E-Training Courses & Professional Development Opportunities
IT Software & Laptop Discounts (Apple, Lenovo, and more)
College Bookstore Discounts
Annual Service Awards & Recognition Programs
Discover what it's like to live in Orlando:Live, Work, Play and Learn
Plus More!

Rollins offers a competitive salary.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
Oversight of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant with Orange County Government.
Oversee and manage all aspects related to the American Rescue Plan Act grant implementation, progress monitoring, evaluation, reporting, documentation of compliance with funder guidelines, and financial management from award to closeout, working closely with the EBI Senior Accountant.
Ensure ethical, efficient and effective ARPA grant management, aligned with requirements of the funders, Rollins College, and national standards.
Ensure ARPA budget spending is compliant and on schedule.
Work in partnership with the EBI Senior Accountant to ensure timely reimbursement requests.
Ensure ARPA spending is compliant with the approved budget and on schedule.
Work with marketing, overseeing communication to ensure strong and effective messaging and branding of the partnership.
Ensure nonprofits are recruited for each phase of the project with professional networking and customer service.
Develop quarterly, mid-term and reports to submit in accordance with grant requirements.
Assist with strong program and project management to meet program deliverables through the learning engagement platform, instructors, and associated events in partnership with the Senior Program Manager.
Identify instructors and coaches, while assisting with building bench strength.
Support learning engagement platform integration into the Edyth Bush Institute business.
Develop and execute evaluation of participants, program, and learning engagement system.
Oversee program management, including ensuring event logistics and execution with excellence.
Participate in management of independent contractors funded through the ARPA grant.
Provide management assistance for nonprofits within their area of expertise.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree.
Minimum of 3 years of nonprofit experience.
Experience in grant management and/or government grant management.
Ability to lead and facilitate groups, understanding of group dynamics.
Thorough knowledge of the nonprofit sector and nonprofit organization management including board governance and management.
Minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible project managementexperience; with customer service experience.
Posses intellectual curiosity and commitment to excellence; commitment to the College's core values.
Ability to work independently, as well as with team of colleagues, possessing stronginterpersonal and relationship building skills.
Proficient in the Microsoft Office software suite and web research.
Strongmulti-tasking, organization, and project/time management skills in order to balance multiple complex projects at one time.
Strongattention to detail, proactive approach to problem-solving, strong organizational and time management skills.
Strong and effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with a positive demeanor.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in evaluation, outcome measurement, reporting, and budgeting.
Experience in teaching and/or training.
Experience in curriculum development.

Work Environment:
Campus-based, front-facing customer service position, working in an office environment.
Work requires visual strain and use of computer.
Travel to outside meetings, trainings, etc. throughout the state.

Instructions to Applicants:
To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:
1. Cover letter
2. Resume
Screening of applications will begin immediately.

About the Edyth Bush Institute:
The Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership strengthens nonprofit and philanthropic organizations through education and management support designed to strengthen board governance, enhance the business practices of nonprofit organizations, and expand the influence of the nonprofit sector.

About Rollins College:

Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities.

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