Farm Viability is seeking a Grant Manager to oversee its funded projects, lead the competitive grant program and assist with other duties on a small office team. Responsibilities include: monitoring funded projects, providing assistance to individuals submitting proposals, directing the maintenance and modification of NYFVI’s project database, coordinating the evaluation of NYFVI projects and activities, preparing reports on project impacts, assisting with development of requests for proposals, and coordinating the Institute’s Dairy Profit Team program.

The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree from a four year college, and two to four years related experience and/or training in agriculture. Individuals with an associate's degree and significant agricultural experience will be considered.  A strong analytical mindset, problem solving skills in a changing environment, good written and oral communication skills, proficiency with office productivity software, and the ability to work independently are all highly valued. A valid driver’s license, and the ability to travel overnight as needed is required. GIS experience is a plus.

Competitive salary and benefits package. The full time position is in NYFVI’s Syracuse office. A complete job description is available here.

To apply, email a cover letter with salary history and salary requirements, resume, and references to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

New York Farm Viability Institute is an equal opportunity employer