The New York Public Library seeks a motivated grants manager with an interest in the Library and its mission, and the ability to help NYPL find opportunities for government grants and aid. This position will serve a pivotal role in managing the Library’s government grant and aid process, and will work on a variety of key projects, including the advancement of government funded initiatives and capital projects in the branch and research libraries. This position will also work with elected and government officials at the City, State and Federal levels to preserve and expand funding of the library.
Under the direction of the Vice President for Government and Community Affairs, the Associate Manager is responsible for:
o New York State Education Department formula and per capita aid totaling $21M annually
o State and City special legislative projects for a range of activities and projects
o Dormitory Authority-issued grants for capital construction and facilities-related improvements
o Competitive RFPs and other funding requests to NYC agencies, including the Department of Youth and Community Development and the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, and NYS departments and agencies, such as State Education, Homeland Security, and the Regional Economic Development Council’s consolidated funding application
Understanding of non-profit organizations and public libraries preferred