Time Commitment: Variable

Summary: ASALH and the National Park Service (NPS) are partners in a Master Cooperative Agreement. Under the Agreement NPS assigns Task Orders to ASALH that identify projects requested by various Park Service sites throughout the United States. The Project Manager is the liaison between ASALH and the National Park Service for the management of assigned tasks. The Project Manager works directly with the National Historic Sites Research Advisory Committee in the selection of Principal Investigators (PI’s) with the expertise needed for Assigned Tasks. ASALH’s Task Portfolio will consist of both short-term and long-term Tasks.

Location: The ASALH office is located at 301 Rhode Island Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20001. The work can be done remotely, however candidates must be based in the Washington, DC area.

PRIMARY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage all Projects that are assigned to ASALH by NPS assuring work is compliant and timely; coordinates the work of all parties responsible for the outcomes as defined in the Task Orders including researchers and Principal Investigators.
  • Work with Financial Manager to prepare monthly reports for ASALH Executive Council and all reports required by NPS
  • Development and oversight of task orders including the budget for each task
  • Works with ASALH’s Heritage Sites Research Committee to identify projects
  • Completion and delivery of work by the PI’s
  • Travel to various Task sites especially the kick-off of each project
  • Participate in meetings with representatives of the NPS at the national and regional level
  • Final Report providing completed job deliveries
  • Oversight and coordinate with Accounting and Financial Manager. Oversee the timely dispersal of funds and other financial reporting
  • Work with Financial Manager to develop budgets for projects and annual budget costs for the entire agreement.
  • Monitor dispersal of all payments and timely financial reports to the NPS
  • Responsible for each of the multiple projects and all consultants on tasks
  • Troubleshoot any issue that may arise with regard to tasks and timelines

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.A. /B.S. required, MS preferred, with an emphasis on Management
  • Two – five years of grants management and Project Management experience.
  • History of working with government and foundation grants
  • Must understand budgets
  • Respected as highly ethical and trustworthy
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good writing skills needed to handle correspondence on multiple levels including governments, researchers, public and private stakeholders
  • Good organization skills and ability to interact with many different entities
  • Ability to work as part of a team and willingness to promote the principles of ASALH.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision – self-motivated & confident
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Confident public speaking and able to express ideas verbally and in writing.
  • Two to five years professional development and
  • Ability to work as part of a team and willingness to promote the principles of ASALH.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision – self-motivated & confident
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • An understanding of the non-profit, and voluntary sector
  • Confident public speaking and able to express ideas verbally and in writing.

Submit cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Sylvia Cyrus, ASALH, 301 Rhode Island Avenue, NW Suite 2204, Washington, DC 20001 or email nps@asalh.org and scyrus@asalh.org.