Lummi Nation Job Center:
Natural Resources Grants Manager 

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Natural Resources Grants Manager 
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Job Summary
The Natural Resources Grants Manager, under the direction of the Restoration Manager is responsible for identifying and tracking grant opportunities, coordinating the grant application process, and assisting managers with grant management to support the Lummi Natural Resources Department in meeting its mission and goals. The incumbent shall provide expertise in both pre-award and post-award policies and practices as defined by the granting agency. Grant proposal development responsibilities include working directly with LNR managers and other staff; developing budgets and preparation of proposals; and recommending and implementing departmental policies and practices to ensure compliance with granting agency and LIBC requirements. The Natural Resources Grants Manager provides grant writing and management capacity to help meet Lummi Indian Business Council (LIBC) Treaty reserved rights to hunt, gather, and harvest within the Nations Usual and Accustomed Areas per the Point Elliot treaty of 1855, including the LIBC established interim goal of mid- 1980s salmon harvest towards a moderate living from fishing through hatchery production per LIBC resolution 2015-042. To support this goal, the LIBC directed the Lummi Natural Resources Department to expedite salmon habitat restoration actions per the LIBC South Fork Nooksack Chinook Disaster Declaration RESO 2021-159 to avoid a repeat of the 2021 salmon mortality event where 2,500+ South Fork Nooksack Chinook died because of degraded habitat and adverse effects of climate change. The incumbent is the primary liaison between Lummi Natural Resources and LIBC departments including Funding, OMB/Grants, Contracts and Accounting with regards to grant applications and grant awards and works under the direction of the LNR Restoration Manager. The Natural Resources Grants Manager ensures that all funding sources are managed in a manner that conforms with grant funder and LIBC policies. The Natural Resources Grants Manager will maintain a grant tracking database, which will include grant opportunities, current LNR division applications, and status of grant applications. Reports on status and trends will be provided to the LNR Directors office. The Natural Resources Grants Manager supervises and mentors one employee, the Natural Resources Grants Assistant.

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