Immediate Hire - Federal Grants Administrator
Democracy Prep Public Schools - New York, NY

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About Democracy Prep:

Democracy Prep Public Schools is a growing network of free, open-enrollment, high-performing no excuses public charter schools committed to preparing students for success in college and active citizenship. Democracy Prep’s DREAM Team of teachers and staff currently educates over 2,000 scholars in grades K-12. A pioneer in authentic civic education and charter school turnaround, Democracy Prep achieves remarkable academic growth for all students, especially those with special needs. By proving that all students, regardless of where they are born or their initial academic performance, can achieve at extremely high academic levels, Democracy Prep seeks to transform not only the lives of our students, but also raise the expectations for public schools across the nation and beyond.

The mission of Democracy Prep is to educate responsible citizen-scholars for success in the college of their choice and a life of active citizenship .

Our ambitious and necessary mission requires tremendous individual and collective effort. The Democracy Prep DREAM Team of teachers, leaders, and staff represent the top 1% of all applicants and executes our mission everyday with a zeal that embraces our unofficial motto: Play Hard. Work Harder. Change the World!

For more information about our schools, please visit us online at www . democracyprep . org .

About the position:

Democracy Prep is looking for a self-motivated person who is passionate about working for an organization that is trying to change the world. The Federal Grants Administrator will be a versatile member of the Finance team working to provide support to staff faculty, and students in a number of capacities, which include:
  • Develop and maintain grant project monitoring reports and analyses
  • Lead Finance team in adherence to grant expenditure reporting guidelines and submission of forms
  • Ensure compliance and accuracy of financial statements
  • Maintain up-to-date and organized files

Additional skills include:
  • Must be highly organized and detail oriented
  • Must be able to juggle multiple projects at once without becoming flustered
  • Must be able to meet deadlines, be results oriented, and thrive in a fast paced environment

Educational Background and Work Experience:
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Experience working with a federal agency or with administering federal grants
  • Teaching or political experience is a plus!


Democracy Prep staff members are provided with a competitive salary, full benefits, and a working environment that includes all the necessary technology and resources to succeed.

Most of all, you will join a DREAM Team of like-minded professionals who work to achieve the same mission ensuring that our students work hard, go to college, and change the world!

Disclaimer : Job descriptions are created to give you an idea of what you might do, but do not dictate responsibilities. Members of the DREAM Team embody an “all hands on deck” mentality and do whatever it takes to get the job done regardless of title.

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