Business Manager, Consolidated Grants

Anchorage, AK, US
Jun 28, 2019
Position Type:
ACE Technical/Supervisory/Business Manager, Consolidated Grants

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Bargaining Unit: ACE
Work Year: 230 days per year
Work Day: 8 hours per day
FTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE
Salary: ACE 10

Job Summary
The Consolidated Grants Business Manager under the supervision of the Senior Director of Teaching and Learning, supports consolidated grant programs and coordinates and develops grant applications and budgets. The position also manages the financial operations of the Federal Programs Consolidated Grants including supporting grant directors, principals and supervisors in the development and management of budgets for Titles I-A, I-C, I-D, II-A, III-A and IV-A. The position has a retirement association with the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS).

Job Requirements
The following are required:
  1. A high school diploma or equivalent.Work experience that includes the management of office and business processes.Experience in a medium or large public school system or governmental agency.Three years of experience in professional-level program budgeting or accounting.

The following are preferred:
  1. Knowledge of current federal and state regulations subsequent to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) as reauthorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).Knowledge of Anchorage School District processes and policies.Experience with ASD business management software including IFAS and JIRA.Experience with ASD grants business processes and documents.Experience with grants management, compliance, and budgeting.

Essential Job Functions
  1. Supports directors, principals and grant managers in the development of the Consolidated Grants application by coordinating budget development processes and timelines including the establishment of a uniform business process.Manages all consolidated grants budgets under the direction of the Senior Director including accurate accounting, allocation, procurement and reporting.Coordinates with the Office of Management and Budget and Accounting Department to ensure efficient operations and problem-solving including adherence to ASD procedures and policies.Under the direction of the Senior Director, coordinates with and guides support staff in the creation of a uniform business process for all aspects of budgeting, procurement, and accounting.Considers and makes recommendations for cost efficiencies, process enhancements and program compliance including the review of planned expenditures for allowance under ESEA.Assists the Federal Programs Compliance Coordinator with responses to federal and state monitoring questions or findings.Manages purchase or service contracts with vendors and professional development providers.Works proficiently with computer, fax, ten key, and other electronic devices, Microsoft Excel and Google Drive Applications and related software used in an office setting.Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with others.

Physical/Mental Demands
The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking, and hearing. Specific visual abilities are also required. The employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbs. Additionally, the employee must be able to communicate by oral and written means in an appropriate business manner and have cognitive skills to understand instructions, readily recall facts and details, handle conflict, and make effective decisions under pressure. The employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environment.

The Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with qualified physical or mental disabilities.

Work Environment
Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities, and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settings.

While performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video display. The employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Additional Job Information
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

Anchorage School District employees must possess the ability to read and write in English. This includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, coworkers, and the public. Employees must also have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documents.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.

This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on military installations (JBER). Please visit for additional information.

The Anchorage School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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