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AGENCY GRANTS SPECIALIST LEAD

Recruitment #17-000808-0002

GRADE

16

LOCATION OF POSITION

301 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position will oversee grant management for the Maryland Department of Aging leading the application, reporting, and administrative management of approximately 20 grants and 30 sub-grantees. In working with the Departments program and fiscal divisions, the employee will establish and improve departmental processes, resolve issues, and recommend new policies to ensure the efficient and thorough management of Department grants.   

The employee will have significant responsibility for the development and improvement of grant materials including the Area Plan (the grant application for the federal Older Americans Act and many state grants).

The employee will be expected to serve as the Department's expert on federal and state grants including but not limited to the Older Americans Act. The employee will also be responsible for identifying and applying for new grants, preparing demographic and data analyses, and coordinating the development and submission of multiple state and federal reports. The employee will be the Department's "point person" for implementation of the grants management software rollout to jurisdictions across the state.  The employee will subsequently serve as the State's "point person" and subject matter expert for rollout of similar software to grant-making agencies across Maryland.  

Additionally, this position coordinates all contract and MOUs and implement processes to ensure timely action as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four years of experience in grant evaluation and monitoring or budget preparation, presentation and execution.

Notes:

1. Applicants may substitute graduate education in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, political science or public administration at a rate of 30 semester hours for each year of the required experience.

2. Applicants may substitute additional experience as defined above on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service  experience as a commissioned officer in the Budget Officer classifications or Financial Management specialty codes in the Budgeting field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

SELECTION PROCESS

Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If the online application process is not available, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston Street,

Room 608

Baltimore, MD 21201

For education obtained outside of the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.