Contracts Administrator

Brief Overview:

We are searching for a Contracts Administrator to join an existing team within the Administration & Finance department, and will work directly with assigned program department and project directors and staff to understand and follow through on all contractual aspects of our work.

Position Description:

The Contracts Administrator will join an existing team within the Administration & Finance department, and will work directly with assigned program department and project directors and staff to understand and follow through on all contractual aspects of our work. The Contracts Administrator will:

  • Create, update, and monitor project and departmental budgets, individually and within the overall organizational budget;
  • Evaluate expenses, prepare tracking files, and complete invoice submissions, drawdowns, and other billing; and
  • Prepare and review federal, state, local and non-government contracts, and oversee approval, filing, and compliance processes.

This is a unique position that offers variety in responsibilities, the ability to provide financial and contracting expertise to support others, and the opportunity to learn about the organization’s many impactful projects. The position affords the chance to work collaboratively with a range of program and administrative staff and is a growth opportunity for an energetic, self-motivated professional interested in nonprofit administration and financial management. This is an on-site, full-time, exempt position with a target annual salary of $60,000.

 

Candidate Qualifications:

Expertise

  • 4+ years of experience:
    • Administering federal, state and/or city grants and contracts (generally in post-award); or
    • Working in a service-based nonprofit budget department;
  • Advanced Excel skills; strong general computer skills (Word, Outlook, databases, etc.);
  • Relevant bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; and
  • Accounting software experience is a plus.

Personal Characteristics

  • Ability to articulate an interest in HRiA’s mission.
  • A commitment to value diversity of thought, backgrounds, and perspectives;
  • Collegial and outgoing nature with strong interpersonal skills;
  • Attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to work independently and contribute to a team;
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Ability to understand new tasks quickly;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; and
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure with a sense of humor and perspective.

How to Apply:

HRIA is actively seeking to build a diverse and experienced staff. Diversity in organizational practices is a core value of HRiA resulting in culturally competent services, materials, resources, and programs. Our hiring and business practices appreciate the strengths offered through different backgrounds.

Health Resources in Action offers an attractive benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance, retirement plan, tax-deferred annuity, and generous vacation.

To apply, submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position.



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