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Grants Project Manager

Boston Public Schools
Boston, MA, US

Job Details

Reports to: Director of Grants & External Funds

Founded in 1647, Boston Public Schools (BPS) is the oldest public school district in the country. With approximately 57,000 students from over 114 different countries, nearly 9,000 employees (including 4,800 teachers) and an annual budget of approx. $2.B. BPS is the largest school district in Massachusetts and one of the most diverse as well.
  • Managing and supporting all grants requirement and implementation for the district
  • Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process.
  • Oversee if the grants are implemented according to the operational and financial needs of the district.
  • Supervise the Grant's/Accounting Coordinator to ensure proper coordination of work- timely drawdowns of funds, grant closing, etc..
  • Keep all relevant stakeholders about upcoming deadlines and deliverables, thereby ensuring smooth completion of work responsibilities.
  • Prepare financial or budget plans and allocation along with the planning and finance department in accordance with each requirement.
  • Monitors and complete all amendments as needed
Essential Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent project management skills with experience in managing and supervising administrative projects.
  • Possess excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong command over written and verbal communication
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Good understanding of the district's overall business and its objectives
  • Possess good knowledge of planning and strategizing financial and budgeting issues.
  • Ability to work within a team and provide support to the junior staff.
  • Ability to perform in cross-functional team approach and job responsibilities.
  • Experience with basic financial management skills including developing and monitoring budgets and financial reporting.
  • A multi-tasker with strong ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and produce quality results on time with attention to detail.
  • Proficient in using computers with related knowledge of software programs and Internet.
Educational Requirements
  • College Degree required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.

Please refer to (under "Employee Benefits and Policies") for more information on salary and compensation. Salaries are listed by Unions and Grade/Step.

The Boston Public Schools, in accordance with its nondiscrimination policies, does not discriminate in its programs, facilities, or employment or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, age, criminal record (inquiries only), disability, homelessness, sex/gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetics or military status, and does not tolerate any form of retaliation, or bias-based intimidation, threat or harassment that demeans individuals' dignity or interferes with their ability to learn or work.


As the birthplace of public education in this nation, the Boston Public Schools is committed to transforming the lives of all children through exemplary teaching in a world-class system of innovative, welcoming schools. We partner with the community, families, and students to develop in every learner the knowledge, skill, and character to excel in college, career, and life.

Company info
(617) 635-1550
2300 Washington Street

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