We are seeking a full-time Information Officer to join our collaborative team as a grants manager. This position will provide administrative support to the Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) Grand Isle office and will work closely with NEIWPCC staff to streamline the administration of LCBP and Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership (CVNHP) grants.
The grants manager will track project-level reporting metrics and serve as the primary point of contact for all LCBP and CVNHP-supported grants. Responsibilities include assisting other staff with management of Request for Proposals; assisting applicants and grant recipients with all aspects of the process to ensure complete grant applications, timely submission of contract documents, and invoice processing; and providing general administrative support throughout the office under the supervision of the LCBP Office Manager.
The successful candidate will hold a degree in accounting, business or public administration, business or non-profit management, communications, environmental/natural resource management or a related field. Candidates with relevant experience or who have taken a less traditional path will be considered if an aptitude for success and a strong willingness to learn is clearly apparent.
Must have experience working with and managing grants, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within diverse groups. Must have excellent grammatical, organizational, and interpersonal skills and a willingness to work in a team environment.
This full-time position is based in the Lake Champlain Basin program office, located at 54 West Shore Road, Grand Isle, VT. Duties will be performed largely in an office setting, with occasional travel for which a private means of transportation will be required. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Some travel may take place in Quebec, for which a valid passport or smart-license will be required. After six months of employment, this position may be eligible for a partial telework schedule for office-based duties, subject to approval and determined by program and office needs.
A full position description may be viewed at: https://neiwpcc.org/about-us/careers
NEIWPCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees, including health/dental/vision coverage, generous retirement plan contributions, tuition reimbursement and professional development support, as well as eligibility for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program.
To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference #23-LCBP-001 in the email subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, accepting applications until the position is filled. Interviews tentatively scheduled in Grand Isle, Vermont, in mid-January.
NEIWPCC is an equal opportunity employer, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital status, physical and mental disability, ancestry, genetic information, age, political or union affiliation, pregnancy or related medical conditions, military service or application for military service, veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by applicable law. Physical or mental disabilities will be considered only as they may relate to the candidate’s ability to fulfill bona fide job requirements. This policy refers to all personnel practices including employee recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, training, disciplining, terminating and all other conditions.
NEIWPCC is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. NEIWPCC’s diversity initiatives are embedded in all our policies and practices which include (but are not limited to) talent acquisition, professional development and training, compensation and benefits, and a work environment that supports our mission, strategy and core values.
A key component of NEIWPCC’s mission is recognizing communities with lower socio-economic status and those with larger minority populations who disproportionally contend with serious water quality issues and threats to their access to clean and safe water. Our work in service of underserved and underrepresented groups is a key aspect of our priorities. NEIWPCC understands that we are not achieving our mission and realizing our vision until all of our communities have access to clean and safe water.