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World Vision Inc. Compliance Administrator in Washington, District Of Columbia

World Vision is hiring a Compliance Administrator to serve on the Grant and Contracts Services Team.

At a Glance

Role: Compliance Administrator

Location: Washington, D.C. (Hybrid)

Reports to: Director of Grant and Contract Services

Required Experience: Two-year technical or junior college degree or equivalent work experience (four years). Previous administrative support, research, and project support work experience; 1 year. -OR- Bachelor’s degree in a related field, with related experience preferred.

Work Authorization: Must be authorized to work in the U.S.A. for any employer.

Estimated Hourly Range: $25.00 - $27.00 an hour (around $52,000 - $57,000 annually)

The Job

World Vision is looking for a Compliance Administrator to provide administrative, research, project, and technical support for World Vision Grant and Contract Services and help carry out our Christian organization’s mission, vision, and strategies. This role needs to be available to go into D.C. with little-to-no notice to work on time-sensitive audits and paperwork. Candidates will be required to live driving-distance or able to access public transportation to the office in Washington, D.C. Candidates should not apply if they are unable or unwilling to relocate to the Washington, D.C. area.

Your Responsibilities Will Include:

Alignment with the Mission and Values of World Vision

  • Personify the ministry of World Vision by witnessing to Christ and ministering to others through life, deed, word, and sign.

  • Keep Christ central in individual and corporate lives.

  • Actively participate and contribute to the spiritual disciplines of World Vision (devotions, weekly Chapel services, and regular prayer).

  • Incorporate World Vision Core Values into decisions.

    Compliance Support

  • Create and maintain all aspects of the WVUS legal audit file system by managing electronic and original audit documentation and Grant and Contract Services electronic working files.

  • Provide requested records for annual single audit and support as necessary.

  • Review solicitation documents, proposal submissions and new awards as well as other grant related documentation and provide editorial comments to grant and contract officer of record.

  • Assist grant and contract officers in preparation of agreements, contracts, and grant-related documentation.

  • Assist in backstopping for Associate Grant and Contract Officers out of the office.

    Data Administration/Research

  • Monitor and research donor regulations, provisions and laws related to contracts, cooperative agreements, and grants.

  • Maintain the Grant and Contract Services internal databases and assist in database development and training.

  • Review the Federal Register and Fiscal Note to disseminate information to the Finance, Legal, Programs Group, and Partnership Office staff.

  • Manage and conduct the vetting of donors, contractors, and sub-grantees per internal policy.

    Administrative Support

  • Assist with planning periodic off-site team meetings and annual department meetings.

  • Provide administrative support and assistance to team as needed including, but not limited to organizing meetings, conference calls, interfacing with WV databases, filing, taking minutes, etc.

  • Participate in the orientation, training, and/or hosting of visitors, new employees, and temporary staff on behalf of the department.

  • Work collaboratively with team members when assigned to work as part of team.

  • Keep informed of organizational announcements, activities, and changes by consistently reading our internal website known as The Vine as well as other channels of organizational communication.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    You Bring These Skills:

  • Additional language skills in Spanish, French, or Portuguese, preferred.

  • Strong administrative skills, required.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate compliance requirements to team, required.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, prioritizing tasks and managing multiple deadlines effectively, required.

  • Able to travel D.C. for time-sensitive requests.

    Education and Experience:

    Two-year technical or junior college degree or equivalent work experience (four years). Previous administrative support, research and project support work experience; 1 year.


    Bachelor’s degree in related field, with related experience preferred.

    Salary Range & Benefits:

    • WVUS Pay Grade Level: 219

    • Typical hiring range is $25.00 - $27.00 an hour (around $52,000 - $57,000 annually).

    • The full range for this position is $22.50 -$32.92 an hour.

    • This range applies to locations with a market similar to our Washington D.C. office. A different range may apply based on your work location.

    • Job offers are based on relevant job qualifications and pay equity.

    • Please indicate the range you are targeting during the application process.

    • In addition, we have a robust and comprehensive benefits package to round our total compensation package. Click here to learn more.

    • Additionally, merit, auto allowance, and relocation may be available to eligible employees based on existing plans.

    Where This Job Could Take Your Career:

    The compliance administrator gains exposure to regulatory compliance, oversight of grant compliance, and ensures alignment with organizational policies and procedures. This diverse skill allows for career growth opportunities into an Associate Grant and Contract Officer, where expertise in compliance administration is essential for managing grants and contracts effectively.

    You’ll be part of World Vision USA as well as part of the larger World Vision International Partnership. Success in this role could result in promotion to Senior Business Development Manager. Globally, we have over 40,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries (1,000 staff with World Vision US).

    About World Vision:

    We're a global Christian humanitarian organization. We partner with children, families, and their communities to empower them as they reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. For nearly 70 years, World Vision has followed Jesus' example to show unconditional love to the poor and oppressed. We serve every child regardless of faith.

    What Happens Next?

    Applications are reviewed weekly. Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an initial phone conversation with a recruiter. If questions arise on our end about your application, we will message you to learn more. We encourage you to submit a PDF resume and a cover letter! Our goal is to fill this vacancy with the right person in the shortest amount of time. All interviews will be virtual at this time.

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