Job Specification Details
Grant Programs Manager
|Occupational Category||Admin. Srvcs. HR and Fiscal Oper.|
Professional oversight and management of major federal and/or state grant related projects for various state agencies/departments. Duties are performed with considerable latitude for independent judgment and professional expertise, including formulation of program goals, policies, and quality standards as well as grant development and administration. Duties may focus on some or all of the following: Grants management including grant writing, program development, on-site compliance monitoring, financial audits management, environmental review, and programs clearance. Work is performed under the general supervision of executive(s) in various state agencies/departments.
|Examples of Work||
Manages day to day operational aspects of project, as well as project oversight on behalf of the agency project sponsors to ensure it is successfully carried out. Schedules, attends, and evaluates grantee compliance against appropriate standards. Provides written reports of grantee compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations. Prepares State contracts and Memorandums of Understanding. Develops project work plans and oversees goal progress. Tracks and reports team hours and expenses as required and manages budget. Ensures timely and accurate project reporting by project team members and vendor(s). Conducts review of final program reports, interim and final audits, and other closeout data for all applicable grant programs. Provides compliance management and technical assistance to all grantees in the conduct of all program activities. Develops written materials, conducts training workshops, on-site technical assistance, and consultation. Participates in the compliance review of grant applications. Performs related duties as required.
Work is performed primarily in an office setting and in a variety of field situations including large group meetings. Some private means of transportation should be available since occasional travel outside of the worksite will be required. Meetings with various advisory committees, public interest groups, municipal officials and program staff as well as basic position functions may entail significant evening hours. Urgent deadlines can be anticipated.
|Knowledge, Skills and Abilities||
Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration and programs management, including accounting and program evaluation.
Considerable knowledge of project management principles and practices.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Bachelor's degree with coursework in financial management, grants administration, program evaluation or closely related field AND three (3) years or more at a professional level in accounting, financial auditing work, grants administration, or in a role with responsibility for management of financial affairs, or a governmental accounting system.
Master's degree or higher in business or public administration AND two (2) years or more at a professional level in accounting, financial auditing work, grants administration, or in a role with responsibility for management of financial affairs, or a governmental accounting system.
Five (5) year or more at a professional level in accounting, financial auditing work, grants administration, or in a role with responsibility for management of financial affairs, or a governmental accounting system.