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There are a number of online resources that may help you find new professional opportunities and/or career paths. Below are a few examples:
    NASPAA has some great tips and resources for finding internship opportunities. This includes a job search engine on their sister-site, PublicServiceCareers.org.
    USAJOBS is the place to find jobs or internships for the federal government. This is a prime place to create a job alert, since positions may be posted and removed quickly.
    Idealist.org lists opportunities in the non-profit sector for both internships and jobs.

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The UK College of Medicine’s Sponsored Research Administrative Services (SRAS) office has an opening for a Grants Proposal Specialist (College Grant Officer).  The posting is available at the link below.  The Requisition Number is RE11648.  The posting is open through Tuesday, October 24, 2017

This position provides grant proposal support to a group of departments and centers within the College of Medicine. This position will be primarily responsible for proposal development with additional responsibilities relating to policy knowledge and guidance. This position will also have responsibility for providing exceptional customer service through timely response and follow-up related to these duties. 

Link to Posting: http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/158255

If you are interested in this position, we would encourage you to apply.

This is a position that focuses on compliance and budget issues, so they are looking for someone who might have an MPA.  There are currently six other Grants Proposals Specialists in the office and several have MPAs.  There is no medical knowledge or background required for this position. 

The development manager position will identify and cultivate relationships with foundation and federal agency funders and manage the grants/proposal development process. This position can be located in CSG’s Washington, D.C. office or at their national headquarters in Lexington.

Development Manager (Lexington): https://csg.applicantpro.com/jobs/654616.html

Development Manager (Washington, DC): https://csg.applicantpro.com/jobs/654625.html

The department coordinator will be located at CSG's national headquarters in Lexington.

Department Coordinator, Advancement (Lexington): https://csg.applicantpro.com/jobs/663637.html

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has just announced that it is accepting applications for Analysts entering through its Professional Development Program (entry level). These are full time positions which include full federal salaries and benefits. There are many openings in GAO's Washington, DC headquarters and more limited openings in most of GAO's field offices. The application deadline is November 17th, firm. Interested applicants may apply through GAO's web site here: http://www.gao.gov/. Click on "Careers" and navigate to the application. As a Legislative Branch agency, GAO has direct hiring authority and its own personnel act.

The Congressional Budget Office is a small, nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. The Budget Analysis Division is seeking an analyst to perform longer-run analyses related to federal health care programs and health care financing.

CBO’s health analysts work closely with key Congressional staff members as they develop federal health care policy. That policy may consist of a wide range of legislative proposals to modify the financing or delivery of health care—for example, proposals to modify the terms under which the federal government will pay for services or subsidize health insurance coverage. Health analysts also work to develop new analytical tools or models in advance of Congressional need for estimates of the cost of legislation.

The Congress relies on CBO’s analyses to prepare its annual budget plan, evaluate the President’s budget proposals, and measure the potential budgetary impact of policy proposals.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a graduate degree in public policy, economics, public administration, public health, or a related field. This position requires the following:

At least five years of recent experience in policy analysis; Knowledge of health care financing, Medicare, other federal health care programs, and private health insurance coverage and  Strong skills in quantitative methods.

Please submit a cover letter, résumé, salary history, short writing sample, and contact information for three references at www.cbo.gov/careers.

Lexington Habitat for Humanity is seeking a full-time ReStore Volunteer Coordinator. More information about the position can be found at the link below. Deadline to Apply is December 1st.

 https://kynonprofits-jobs.careerwebsite.com/job/restore-volunteer-coordinator/38159448/

 

The Grants Manger supports the mission of Metro United Way by managing and monitoring various grant opportunities that align with the organization's community impact strategies. This position will work closely with cross-functional staff teams and community partners to manage all aspects of grant finance, administration and reports. The Grants Manager will work closely with the Grants Director to research grant prospects, write and edit grant proposals, programmatic and financial reports and related correspondence, all within required deadlines. Under the direction of the Grants Director, the Grants Manager will develop and maintain templates containing key organizational data, and ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, UWW membership standards and grantor requirements.

Position Responsibilities

1. Studies and masters all information regarding MUW’s impact areas, strategies, goals and measures. Keeps informed of new developments in MUW’s approaches. Attends impact areas meetings as appropriate, coordinates efforts with research staff and content experts.

2. Compiles grant templates, proposals, budgets, letters and other documentation for MUW to apply for grants and report to funders about grants received. Circulates drafts and coordinates workflow for the approval process. Meets and tracks deadline requirements for each grant. Creates inventory of proposals to be used on subsequent applications, allowing for increased efficiency, consistency and greater sharing of information within the organization. Prepares and maintains all files for financial and programmatic reporting. Assists and supports other MUW staff with proposal development and reporting.

3. Secures all necessary approvals, attachments, letters of commitment, budgets and additional documentation to accompany funding proposals. Manages timely acknowledgements to funders upon receipt of a grant award. Assists with analysis of grant support success, including budget to actual variances, recording of income and expenses, matching expenses between grant budget line items and spending accounts, and reconciling financial records with grant-funded program managers’ records.

4. Manage and maintain all grant files.

5. Periodically report the status, including deadlines, of proposed, pending and completed funding proposals, grants received and reports.

6. Coordinates with finance department to set up grant accounts and arrange for pledge processing when an award is received.

7. Communicates with grant-funded program managers to inform them about accounts and requirements.

8. Provides grants information to finance department for annual audit purposes.

9. Other assigned duties as required.

More info here: https://www.joblinkapply.com/Joblink/723/Job/Index/282659/grants-manager?ShowBackButton=True&BackUrl=%252fJoblink%252f723%252fSearch%252fAll

 

The Grants Director supports the mission of Metro United Way by identifying, writing, managing and monitoring various grant opportunities that align with the organization's community impact strategies. This position will work closely with cross-functional staff teams and community partners to develop and write successful proposals, and report back to the grantors and key Metro United Way stakeholders on how the funds are utilized.

Position Responsibilities

1. Researches and identifies potential and appropriate sources of strategically aligned grant support (governmental, corporate, private foundations, associations).

2. Develops, writes, and edits clear and compelling proposals to funding organizations on behalf of Metro United Way and our partners, ensuring detailed quality control.

3. Serves as a subject matter expert to MUW partners and to the community on grant proposals and management, in situations where MUW may be key collaborator or fiscal agent, but not necessarily the grant owner.

4. Serves as a subject matter expert and coach to MUW staff in grant program startup, budgeting, and general management.

5. Works with key staff and volunteers to ensure that essential elements of the grant project are gathered and communicated in documents.

6. Manages and monitors multiple grant applications, follow-up and reports, including an organization-wide calendar of deadlines for applying for and reporting on grants, ensuring that deadlines, compliance requirements, and quality standards are met.

7. Creates and executes short- and long-term approaches for development of increased private foundation, government and corporate foundation support.

8. Studies and masters all information regarding MUW’s impact areas, strategies, goals and measures. Keeps informed of new developments in MUW’s approaches. Attends impact area meetings as appropriate, coordinates efforts with research staff and content experts.

9. Collaborates regularly with key internal departments, senior managers and key volunteers.

10. Reports results of grant funding and progress toward grant deliverables to senior management, Executive Committee and Board of Directors, including analysis of grant-related ROI.

11. Ensures appropriate and consistent communication and brand messaging of goals and results.

12. Ensures consistent reporting and analysis of cost and utilizes organizational database properly to track all foundation communications.

13. Develops and maintains policies, procedures and objectives related to grant applications and processes.

14. Leads, directs and supervises assigned staff (if applicable) by recruiting, developing and coaching the staff to create a motivated, high performing team.

15. Other assigned duties as required.

More info here: https://www.joblinkapply.com/Joblink/723/Job/Index/282663/grants-director?ShowBackButton=True&BackUrl=%252fJoblink%252f723%252fSearch%252fAll

The GoodWorks Specialist I will provide supportive services and career/employment support to individuals employed by Goodwill Industries of Kentucky to assist them in maintaining employment, achieve their goals, improve productivity and employability skills, reach their vocational potential, and ultimately improving their quality of life.Goodwill Industries of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled.

For more information, please see below: https://www.joblinkapply.com/Joblink/2135/Job/Index/283802/goodworks-specialist-i?ShowBackButton=True&BackUrl=%252fJoblink%252f2135%252fSearch%252fAll

The Training Facilitator will facilitate and coordinate programs and activities that promote the personal, educational, and employment-related development of participants enrolled in the Goodwill Works Soft Skills Academy.

For more information, please see below: https://www.joblinkapply.com/Joblink/2135/Job/Index/283732/training-facilitator-lexington-?ShowBackButton=True&BackUrl=%252fJoblink%252f2135%252fSearch%252fAll

The Training Facilitator will facilitate and coordinate programs and activities that promote the personal, educational, and employment-related development of participants enrolled in the Goodwill Works Soft Skills Academy.
 

For more information, please see below: https://www.joblinkapply.com/Joblink/2135/Job/Index/283728/training-facilitator-louisville-?ShowBackButton=True&BackUrl=%252fJoblink%252f2135%252fSearch%252fAll