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Tribal Communities Program Associate, Grants Management

Type of Position: Remote, but with a preference for the incumbent to live in Alaska 

Job Title: Tribal Communities Program Associate, Grants Management

FLSA Status Exempt

Reports To: Director Grants Management

Date: August 2020

About the Organization

National Children’s Alliance (NCA) is the national association and accrediting body for Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs). Formed in 1988, NCA has been providing support, technical assistance, and quality assurance for CACs, while serving as a voice for abused children for more than 25 years.

Position Summary

A Tribal Communities Program Associate, Grants Management is responsible for grants management of the NCA pass-through grants that increase the capacity of CACs in Alaska and the Lower 48. The Tribal Communities Program Associate will monitor and provide technical assistance to the recipients of the American Indian Alaska Native (AIAN) sub-grant program.

The position works cooperatively with the staff in the Grants Department, led by the Director of Grants Management.


Grant Management

  • Responsible for assisting interested AIAN community members and Children’s Advocacy Centers in the grant application process.
  • Responsible for providing logistical support for the grant review and award process.
  • Responsible for managing grants portfolio and monitoring the grant projects for the full duration of the grant cycle.
  • Responsible for the fiscal oversight and close out of the grant year.
  • Responsible for conduction of internal audits and preparation for the independent and DOJ audits.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Grants Management.


  • Experience and/or strong ties to AIAN communities within Alaska and the Lower 48 preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Positive, solution-focused, problem-solving orientation.
  • Ability to appropriately manage sensitive information and situations.
  • Ability to work independently while seeking appropriate guidance and feedback.
  • Prior knowledge of or work in a Children’s Advocacy Center or social services field helpful.
  • Detail-oriented with an understanding of quality assurance processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of and experience with national associations helpful but not required.
  • Strong computer skills- experience with MS Office, strong Excel proficiency required.


  • Occasional travel.
  • May require lifting of up to 20lbs.

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