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Grant Director



Grant Director

Posted 10/28/2020

General Duties and Responsibilities:

The Project IndigeCHOICE Director will manage day-to-day activities of the project, including grant planning, contract development, and oversight of program activities and expenditures. The Grant Director will serve as a liaison between the project service providers and the US Department of Education, and will establish checklists and tracking systems to ensure application requirements and deadlines are met. The Grant Director will also be responsible for creating progress reports and reporting results of completed activities to the US Department of Education. Additionally, the Grant Director will ensure all contractors and staff are performing their assigned duties and tasks per the service agreements and job descriptions.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The Grant Director for Project IndigeCHOICE will:

1. Manage day-to-day activities of Project IndigeCHOICE.

2. Prepare and execute yearly service agreements with providers.

3. Manage the approved budget for each component of grant.

4. Review and report all grant related expenditures to the Director of Governmental Affairs.

5. Supervise, evaluate, and work closely with the Parent Liaison to ensure grant compliance is met.

6. Maintain proper documentation to ensure progress on goals and objectives and to complete grant evaluation.

7. Promote and support the standards, objectives and mission of the Lumbee Tribe to provide quality cultural and educational programs to Lumbee youth, including funding source guidelines and regulations.

8. Network, collaborate and maintain a positive relationship with all contractors.

9. Provide quantitative and qualitative quarterly reports to the Director of Governmental Affairs.

10. Monitor post-award administration of the grant project to ensure that budgeting and administrative policies, procedures, and agency requirements are followed.

11. Complete all reports per Department of Education guidelines and attend virtual and onsite workshops and trainings.

12. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


A Master’s Degree and extensive experience working with American Indian populations is required. 3-5 years directing and managing tribal, social, community, or business organizations is preferred and programmatic and/or grant based experience is required. Candidates must possess good communication skills, including computer skills, and the ability to relate to diverse populations. Strong organizational skills are also a critical requirement, as well as a positive, proven working relationship with both private and public agencies and programs. Strong supervisory experience and the ability to relate to clients in the program are critical qualifications. Some overnight out of area travel required. A valid NC Driver’s License is desired.


The salary will be determined in accordance with the Tribe’s Salary Plan (budget) and the applicant’s education and work experience.


Candidates for the position should complete a Lumbee Tribe Application for Employment, submit their resume, and any other supporting documentation related to the qualifications requirements can be submitted. The Lumbee Tribe reserves the right to give preference in employment to those individuals who are actively enrolled members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and who are knowledgeable of the communities to be served. Applicants will be drug tested and criminal backgrounds will be performed as a part of the selection process.


CONTACT: Human Resources

Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina

P.O. Box 2709

Pembroke, NC 28372

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