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Director of Government Grants and Outcomes - Paid
Title:Director of Government Grants and Outcomes - Paid
Location:Salt Lake City, Utah

Director of Government Grants and Outcomes

Schedule: Full-time. Monday-Friday, 8:30-5pm, with occasional nights, evenings, and weekends required for events. Benefits-eligible.
Pay: DOQ

Volunteers of America, Utah builds a community-supported bridge that provides a path for those who are vulnerable to improve their lives and increase their self-reliance.

The Director of Government Grants and Outcomes leads the agency’s government grants initiatives for federal, state, county and city funding opportunities through the entire award lifecycle.   The Director will also coordinate data collection and reporting to ensure compliance and support programs in producing quality outcomes with the most efficient use of resources.

Essential Duties

  • Establish standards and deadlines for government award proposals and coordinate proposal process with program and financial staff and external grant writers to insure a timely and quality submission.
  • Review proposals for completeness and compliance with agency standards and government requirements.
  • Coordinate the implementation of awards with appropriate program and finance managers to ensure award and program requirements are communicated clearly and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure completed awards are closed out in a timely and complete manner.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with government funders to facilitate the award cycle, and research new funding opportunities.
  • Oversee Data and Outcomes department providing guidance and support for accomplishment of agency initiatives regarding collection, management and reporting of program and agency outcomes.  Ensure that data is high quality and that award reporting requirements are met in a timely manner for both public and private funders.
  • Supervises the Contracts and Compliance, and privacy officer functions to ensure compliance with awards requirements, government regulations and audits.
  • Provide staff support to Data and Outcomes Board Subcommittee.
  • Hire, train, and supervise Data and Outcomes Manager and Contract and Compliance Manager.
  • Become familiar with and maintain a working knowledge of agency’s programs and activities, as well as stay current on government regulations around government awards.


  • Master’s Degree or bachelor’s degree with equivalent combination of education and experience in business or public administration or related educational field with experience working in behavioral health and/or non-profit settings.
  • Working knowledge of government award regulations is preferred.
  • Excellent project management skills and experience overseeing project development and implementation.
  • Ability to prepare, merge, analyze, interpret, and report on agency data. Knowledge of how programs work.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including good knowledge of Excel.
  • Results-oriented, team player, collaborative and self-motivated. Able to work with multiple departments.
  • Natural curiosity with strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
  • Flexibility to handle multiple priorities and deadlines with attention to detail.
  • Exceptional inter-personal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with a diverse workforce and outside agencies.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and make decisions within scope of job responsibilities.
  • Use computer screen for extended periods.
  • Must pass a background check and drug screening.

Benefits include: medical, dental, and life insurance; paid holidays, vacation and sick time; retirement plan with company match.

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Volunteers of America, Utah is committed to creating a diverse environment, where all people feel valued, have the opportunity to do their personal best and where leadership development is fostered. The organization is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, ethnicity, skin color, nationality, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, mental and developmental abilities, physical ability or religious belief. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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