Wind River Cares is hiring a Grants Management Specialist 

JOB TITLE: Grants Management Specialist 

DEPARTMENT: Grants Management

REPORTS TO: Grants Management Director 


JOB STATUS: Full-Time/Non-Exempt ​ 

OPEN DATE: January 24, 2022

CLOSE DATE: Until filled


The Grants Management Specialist (GMS) is responsible for managing a grant portfolio from a funding agency. It is the responsibility of the GMS to manage grantee contract requirements and performance; maintain grant records; monitor and report on grant budgets; and ensure compliance with organizational and Federal rules and regulations.


  • Leads the implementation of and ensures adherence to grantmaking workflow processes and procedures.
  • Understands Federal requirements for funding agency and ensures compliance with those rules and regulations, including reporting.
  • Manages administration of the grant cycle from award to closing; ensures that grant requirements are met, and reports are appropriate.
  • Works closely with staff to review financial reports to perform grant due‐diligence procedures and identify potential concerns.
  • Corresponds with implementation team.
  • Assists in the review and maintenance of budgets and monitors budget’s actual activity.
  • Cross Trained and serves as backup for other Grants Management staff.
  • Maintains a grant portfolio on awarded grants from agency.
  • Utilize and be proficient in grants management software and databases and finance software, as well as any related technology enhancements and/or changes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to maintain and enhance the operation of the program.


  • Education: Associates Degree in Business, Accounting, or related field. 
  • Experience: 2 years of progressive work experience in similar office assistance work
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check under the Indian Child Protection Act and Family Act (P.L.101-630).


  • of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment
  • of word processing, spreadsheet, and email programs
  • of assembling, sorting, and distributing documents
  • of reviewing and editing documents for accuracy and completeness
  • of methods used to tactfully deal with community and programs
  • of telephone etiquette and coordinating telephone conferencing 
  • of preparation of records, reports, and correspondence
  • of agency and grants management department policies and procedures
  • of agency goals and vision
  • of the cultures and traditions of the People of the Wind River Indian Reservation


Submit a complete application with supporting documents to WRFCHC Human Resource Department located at 120 North 6th East St (Old DFS Bldg.), Riverton WY.  

Fillable online applications and download applications are also available at and can be emailed to [email protected]. For any questions, please contact Susan Apodaca at 307-851-5100.

Supporting documents: Driver’s License, Tribal ID, High School Diploma/GED, Degree or professional credentials, and other supporting documents that verify required qualifications.

Applicants who have a current application on file, please submit a letter of interest for each position for which you want to be considered. The letter should address how you meet each qualification. Telephone calls are not accepted in place of an employment application or letter of interest.

Background investigation, drug, and alcohol screening are required as a condition of employment. Refusal will render the applicant ineligible for employment.  

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