Grants InstructorsLocation: Tysons Corner, VA
Job Code: 577
# of Openings: 1
Management Concepts, Inc., is currently recruiting for Independent Contractors to work as Instructors in ourGrants & Assistance Training Division. In this role, you will provide student-focused, competency-based, interactive instruction on one or more of the following federal grants and assistance topics:
* cost principles
* administrative requirements
* how federal agencies establish and administer grant programs
* how to apply for and manage grants
* grant monitoring
* grant closeout
* A-133 audits
* Performance measurement and accountability in a grants context
* grants streamlining initiatives
Audiences may include federal employees, employees of grant recipient organizations (state and local governments, tribal governments, nonprofits, universities, and for-profit entities), auditors, or a mix of these groups.Travel is required.Duties and Responsibilities:
* Present 1, 2,3, and 4-day courses to groups of up to 40 students and/or facilitate multi-week asynchronous online courses to groups of up to 25 students
* Apply principles of adult learning in course presentations
* Deliver material according to Instructors Guide and pursuant to published course descriptions
* Adhere to course schedules
* Provide feedback on course materials to Curriculum Development staff
* Deliver client-specific versions of courses in onsite presentations
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
* Ability to clearly and accurately explain legal requirements and best practices in the grants environment
* Thorough understanding of the federal grants process, both preaward and postaward
* Hands-on familiarity with the governmentwide rules governing the grants process, including OMB Circular A-102 & 2 CFR Part 215 (A-110), the OMB cost principles (A-87, A-122, and A-21) and FAR 31.2, and OMB Circular A-133
* Ability to answer student questions and support answers with citations to uniform administrative requirements and cost principles, where applicable
Requirements and Education:
Bachelor's degree required, Advanced degree preferred.
Required work experience: At least 10 years of recent experience working with federal grants, either for the federal government or a recipient organization. Work experience gained through providing consulting services to granting agencies or recipient organizations is acceptable.
Instructional skills: Recent instructional or presentation experience a plus. Before teaching classroom courses for Management Concepts, candidates must complete an instructional skills course focused on delivery of student-centered training or have completed such a course within the last three years. Candidates delivering online training must complete an internal training program offered by Management Concepts.
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