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Grants Manager

Recruitment #17-002247-0022


This is a contractual position with limited State of Maryland Benefits.

Work that matters.  The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is a national leader in community development and affordable housing.   The Division of Neighborhood Revitalization is seeking a Grants Manager experienced with financial management in the public sector who will verify, track, process, reconcile, analyze and report financial information for grant, loan and tax credit programs.




This position will operate primarily out of the Division’s office in Baltimore City, Maryland with frequent travel to offices in Lanham, Maryland.


The Division of Neighborhood Revitalization’s Grants Manager will manage, coordinate, and document financial details and provide fiscal analysis and reporting for the Division’s general, special and federal funded grant, loan and tax credit programs totaling more than $35 million annually.  The position also assists and serves as a back up to the Data and Technology Manager on preparation of Divisional reports such as compilation of data for the Department’s Data Warehouse, as well as the Managing For Results and Economic Impact reports.


Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: Three years experience in administrative or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in administrative staff or professional work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

 2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included the regular independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year to year basis for the required education and experience.  


One year of work experience for processing, tracking, and maintaining financial records; preparing financial reports; and verifying and reconciling financial data.


  • Familiarity with grants accounting within government and life-cycle grants management, workflow and process management              
  • Nonprofit, foundation or government program administration experience          ·        
  • Ability to analyze financial information and express analysis as written and verbal communication
  • Familiarity with work flow modeling and business process management
  • One year of experience working with MS Office Suite products, specifically Excel


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for the recruitment.  Unofficial transcripts, certifications or diplomas to document educational or certification qualifications are required.  Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service.  This evaluation must be submitted with your application.  For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925.  Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.  Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification.

Successful candidates must document eligibility to work in the U.S. upon hire.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of these positions.  You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on our application.  Report all experience and education that is related to these positions.  Qualified candidates may be subject to a writing sample and Excel test.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

The Department offers a flexible work schedule, telework and job sharing options; training, advancement and career path opportunities; casual business dress on Fridays and competitive salary. 


Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to:  Mr. Drew Holcombe, Department of Housing and Community Development Office of Human Resources, 7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706.  

All application materials must be received by the filing deadline.  If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email to

Please include the following information in the body of the email:  

  • Attn: Mr. Drew Holcombe, HR Generalist
  • Your First and Last Name Last
  • 4 of SS#
  • Recruitment #
  • Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment

Incorrect application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted. If you are interested in these positions and cannot apply online please fill out the revised paper application which can be found on JobAps. 

For questions concerning these positions, please call 301-429-7546.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay    

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