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Location:  LeMoyne-Owen College / Renaissance Center / 990 College Park Dr. / 38126

When:  Wednesday, March 12, 2014 – 9 am – 2 pm

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Job Title: Director of Grants and Contracts Management

Job Classification: FT/Exempt

Department: Administration

Reports To: Executive Director

Position Overview

The Friends For Life’s Director of Grants and Contracts Management will serve as the agency’s point of contact to engage in activities necessary to write grants and manage contracts to support the mission of Friends For Life.


Essential Job Functions

Grants and Contract Management

Research grant funding to support mission of Friends For Life. Write grant proposals to support mission of Friends For Life. Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual grant and contract reports. Oversee grant contracts to ensure timely earning of contracts. Maintain open communications with grant funders. Review all contracts for accuracy prior to execution. Maintain all grant and contract information in FR50. Complete reports as required that show annual levels of grants submitted and funded. Maintain electronic file of all grant requests, proposals and contracts and other grant/contract related materials. Other duties as assigned.



Take lead in ensuring agency-wide evaluation program is maintained. Ensure all program assessments are completed on schedule, data entered into CAREWare and program reports completed on schedule. Update evaluation forms as necessary. Complete all reports necessary to maintain up-to-date evaluation data. Analyze all data to ensure proposed program outcomes are being met. Other duties as assigned.

Other: Supervise supporting staff.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required; Master’s degree preferred. Five years grant research and grant writing experience preferred. Five years’ experience in the development of programs to meet the needs of persons with HIV/AIDS preferred. Proven success in grant writing and securing funding. Five years experience in the development of programs to meet the needs of persons with HIV/AIDS preferred. Nonprofit background preferred. Minimum of 3-5 years management/supervisory experience preferred. Demonstrated leadership skills. Effective communication and interpersonal skills. Working knowledge of MS Windows and MS office suite with an emphasis on MS Word and MS Outlook. Strong analytical and research skills. Ability to perceive and deal with sensitive issues while maintaining strict confidentiality. Ability to maintain objectivity. Public speaking skills. Must have own transportation. An ability to work well with all types of people. Flexibility. Regular and predictable attendance is necessary. Maintain confidential information and adhere to all policies and procedures regarding Protected Health Information(PHI)

Other Skills/Abilities

The ability to work well in a fast pace environment. Ability to work with deadlines. Able to multi-task.

Physical Demands

Extended periods of standing and sitting. The ability to lift 20 -25 lbs as needed.

Contact Information and Procedure:

Mail, fax or e-mail application and resume along with a cover letter highlighting in detail skills and experience. Applications can be obtained at the FFL office or

Email applications in Word or PDF only. Candidates will be selected for interviews on the basis of materials provided. Not all candidates will necessarily receive an interview. No telephone calls please.

Deadline for applications is: OPEN UNTIL FILLED, but priority will be given to those applications received by Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Send application materials to:


Mail: Human Resources

Friends For Life, 43 N. Cleveland St.

Memphis, TN 38104

Fax: 901-272-7458 *Position contingent upon continued grant funding- EEO/AA