Grant Project Manager, Teach Coalition

Full time position, working from office headquarters in Lower Manhattan

Salary Range: $70,000–$80,000


Teach Coalition, a division of the Orthodox Union, assists nonpublic schools in navigating government programs to ensure they receive all funds available to them. We are looking for someone who will work closely with schools, synagogues, and camps to manage awarded federal and state security grants. This staff member will assist organizations with grant implementation processes, including tracking bids, developing project specifications, budget requests, quarterly reports, and reimbursement paperwork. Site visits and regular meetings with the institution to monitor progress are required.


Essential Functions:

  • Interacting with State Administrative Agencies (SAA)
  • Developing expertise on varied state grant implementation processes
  • Working as point person between SAA grant representative and nonprofit organization
  • Creating project schedules and maintaining multiple grant portfolios to track objectives and developments
  • Successfully implementing projects such as equipment installations, training courses, and contracted security personnel within the established timeframe


Essential Skills:

  • Meets deadlines by determining priorities and establishing target dates for project installations and document submission
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of government contracting requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Works well independently and on a team
  • Strong time management skills
  • Takes initiative, problem solver, and thinks creatively
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and self-motivated
  • Commitment to the Teach Coalition mission

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-3 years of administrative experience
  • Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook. Spreadsheet and database knowledge