Grants Compliance Advisor

Grand Rapids, MI, US
Aug 24, 2019
Join National Heritage Academies (NHA) as a Grants Compliance Advisor. This position will report directly to the Manager of Intervention Services and will be responsible for supporting schools in meeting compliance requirements related to federal and state grant funds.

About Us

NHA is a charter school management company that operates 80 schools in 9 states. We are committed to our mission of "challenging each child to achieve..." and we pride ourselves on our students' ability to achieve high results in later education based on the foundations gained in grades K-8 at NHA.

In this role you will work out of our corporate headquarters (Service Center) located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The NHA Service Center is where all the behind-the-scenes magic happens. Our 400 brilliant team members are brag-worthy. With a diverse group of departments like admissions, talent acquisition, facilities, legal services, and many more working together to provide top level back-office support. The Service Center is a place of bright colors, smiling faces, and opportunity. We like to gather for events such as the fall crocktoberfest cook-off, the sparkling holiday party full of fun and unexplainable excitement, and our annual 5K Service Center fun run.

Your Role

  • Support schools in meeting compliance requirements related to federal and state grant funds including training new school leaders
  • Evaluate and monitor grant compliance documentation to ensure adherence to federal and state requirements
  • Support schools and teammates through the federal and state audit process
  • Acquire and maintain expertise regarding applicable federal, state, local laws, rules, and regulations
  • Advocate for schools' needs with departments of education, school boards and chartering authorizers
  • Work as part of a bigger team that assists schools in investing their federal and state grant dollars
  • Communicate clearly and concisely to teammates, schools, vendors, Service Center departments, and state departments of education while providing excellent customer service
  • Adhere to strict confidentiality regarding sensitive information
  • Assess complex situations and provide solutions both independently and through a comprehensive team approach


  • 1-3 Years of experience in a business environment
  • A minimum of Bachelor's degree is required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in interdependent teams
  • Proficient computer skills, preferable with Microsoft Office and CRM applications

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National Heritage Academies is an equal opportunity employer.