Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Grants Systems Manager

Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Grants Systems Director, the Grants Systems Manager works cross-functionally to ensure Advancing Justice-LA meets its grant deliverables.  This position is responsible for monitoring grant deliverables and work with program leads to ensure deliverables remain on track.  The Grans Systems Manager also monitors grant budget financial activity and collaborates cross-functionally to ensure proper grant spend-down.  In addition, this position facilities budget modifications when necessary by engaging key stakeholders and communicates information as necessary.  Other responsibilities include writing, editing, reviewing, and timely submitting grant reports; seek and develop opportunities to enhance Advancing Justice – LA’s marketability; and collaborate with other Development staff to meet organizational goals.  
Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Monitor grant deliverable progress and inform program leads of the status of grant deliverables for organization’s 50+ grants 
  • Monitor grant budget financial activities by working with Program and Finance staff to ensure that funds are being spent according to the grant agreement
  • Ensure contract compliance by working with program leads and other staff on documentation, reports, and other requirements
  • Facilitate programmatic and budget modifications as needed 
  • Write, edit, review, and timely submit grant reports in conjunction with Program and Finance staff
  • Seek and develop opportunities to enhance Advancing Justice-LA’s marketability by establishing a strong foundation and corporate relationships 
  • Collaborate with other Development staff on organizational fundraising events, communications, and other Development-related activities 
  • Other Duties as Assigned
Minimum Education and Work Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred 
  • Minimum of two (2) years of grants and/or budget management experience in a nonprofit organization
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Experience in direct services/policy advocacy-focused nonprofit organization preferred
  • Knowledge of AANHPI communities and social justice issues desirable 
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google platforms (Gmail, Google Drive, etc.) knowledge required 
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills 
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Ability to present technical information that is understandable for the intended audience 
  • Ability to initiate and manage multiple projects and meet established deadlines 
  • Ability to work independently as well as a part of a team 
  • Flexibility to work some nights and weekends, e.g. for organizational fundraising events, funder meetings, etc.
  • Access to reliable means of transportation 
  • Ability to work with diverse racial and ethnic groups
Compensation/Benefits: Salary will be negotiated, depending on experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance with retirement plan. Parking provided.
Application Process: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to:
Agency Description: 

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles is the nation’s largest Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) legal and civil rights organization and serves more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year. Founded in 1983 as the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Advancing Justice - LA’s mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society. Through direct legal services, impact litigation, policy analysis and advocacy, leadership development and capacity building, Advancing Justice - LA seeks to serve the most vulnerable members of the AANHPI community while also building a strong AANHPI voice for civil rights and social justice. Advancing Justice–LA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, HIV status, marital or domestic partner status, or religious affiliation.


Advancing Justice - LA only accepts resumes as PDF or Microsoft Word files with no macros enabled.


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Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.