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Development and Grants Manager

Reports to the Director of Policy and Advancement, coordinates programs and activities to strengthen Disability Rights Ohio’s relationships with supporters and funders for the purpose of growing philanthropic support while managing the federal grant process.


Fundraising Management

  • Manage technology and data to support fundraising and constituent outreach
  • Process foundation and membership gifts, generate a log of activity, and create acknowledgement letters to members and donors
  • Provide reports, queries, and data upon request as needed for executive staff
  • In collaboration with the Policy and Advancement Director, draft and oversee the development of private funding proposals, including tracking and meeting submission reporting deadlines
  • Responsible for quarterly and annual reports of non-federal grants
  • Identify potential major and planned giving donors
  • Conduct research on prospective donors
  • Maintain relationships with donors, foundations, and organizational contacts
  • Plan, schedule, analyze, and evaluate direct mailings

Federal Grants Management

  • Serve as point of contact for all federal grant programs
  • Responsible for all federal grant reports, maintain calendar of due dates and communicate to staff when deadlines are approaching
  • Manage the reporting process with key staff, receiving assignments to provide information and /or review drafts
  • Develop database reporting skills to obtain client demographics and outcomes
  • Responsible for management of all federal grant continuation applications, working in collaboration with staff to ensure deadlines are met
  • Provide quarterly program reports for specific federal grants based on priorities and objectives, as required
Minimum Qualifications

Commitment to rights for individuals with disabilities
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication and presentation skills
Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and to meet deadlines
Experience with donor database software 
Excellent writing and research skills
Bachelor degree in related discipline

Desirable Qualifications

Experience with federal grants process
Flexibility and ability to maintain confidentiality
Knowledge of disability rights
Essential Functions
Communicating effectively with people in person, and via telephone, fax, and email
Using a computer to create written communication

To apply:

Email cover letter and resume to

Intake specialist

Supervisor: Intake Supervisor

FLSA: Non-Exempt

The Intake Specialist performs intake functions over the phone and in person for people
requesting services from the agency. This person will also provide short term assistance
and referrals to callers when appropriate and will discuss self-advocacy options.

Essential Job Duties:
  1. Conducts intake functions by telephone or in person for people requesting services or information from the agency, including obtaining complete and accurate information in order to determine eligibility for and level of service or referral needs. Enters information in the electronic case management database.
  2. Determines appropriate course of action and consults with Intake Supervisor, advocates or attorneys as needed for direction and guidance in providing short-  term assistance or referrals.
  3. Provides immediate assistance, if needed, and self-advocacy information.
  4. Timely enters documentation and closes service requests in the electronic case management system.
  5. Develops updates and maintains resource and referral information.
  6. Completes timely documentation, referral and client correspondence per agency procedures and case management policies.
  7. Performs other duties as required.

Bachelor's degree in social services related field and knowledge of community resources.
Commitment to mission of the P&A and to the civil rights of all people.
Understanding of and commitment to client directed advocacy.
Excellent listening skills.
Proficiency in oral and written communication and computer literacy.
Ability to work with individuals from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and to deal effectively with and negotiate through confrontational situations and stressful interactions.

To apply:

Email cover letter and resume to

Office Manager

Supervisor: Chief Financial Officer

FLSA: Exempt

Job Summary:

Supports organization’s operations by managing day-to-day office operations, maintaining administrative office procedures and supervising clerical staff. System administrator for agency’s document management system and timekeeping database. Manage vendor relations and contracts for copy machines, phone system, printing, supplies, housekeeping, and IT helpdesk.

Essential Duties:
  • Clerical Staff: Manage staff schedules, allocate and schedule assignments; defines duties and responsibilities of clerical staff; develop training and process manual for handling documents; update process manual; provide performance feedback, evaluation, and coaching to clerical staff; ensure agency staff support needs are met.
  • Projects: Work with other team leaders to coordinate projects that require clerical support by setting goals, timelines, and allocating appropriate resources.
  • Office Supplies: Supervise clerical staff to order, organize, and manage inventory of office supplies.
  • Onboarding/Off-boarding: Coordinates onboarding of staff including preparing office space, working with IT helpdesk to establish computer credentials, establishing user access to agency software, and providing keys and security cards. Coordinates off-boarding of staff to remove user rights and access and secure agency keys and other property.
  • IT: Serves as internal contact for IT helpdesk to resolve IT problems. Researches software training and makes recommendations for staff-wide training, and maintains inventory of IT hardware and software.
  • Documents Management: System administrator for agency’s digital documents management system. Provides training to new staff and updates system for new projects. Coordinates offsite storage of paper files in accordance with agency’s document retention policy.
  • Timekeeping Database: System administrator for the agency’s timekeeping database software. Sets up new user accounts and conducts training of new employees on how to record time, print timesheets and process for approval. Updates system to add or modify funds, maintain users and manages process for creating and closing projects. Creates and exports reports as required using the system’s report writing feature.
  • Other duties as assigned. 
  • Associate’s degree required, bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience managing administrative activities and staff. Office manager experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Proficiency in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to work with individuals from a variety of cultural backgrounds and abilities. Exceptional people skills, excellent interpersonal and team building skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Valid driver’s license or ability to travel. 
To apply:

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