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AGENCY GRANTS SPECIALIST II (**RE-POST**)

Grants and Contracts Compliance Monitor

Recruitment #19-000807-0001

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH/Health Promotion and Prevention Administration, Center for STI Prevention, Baltimore, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

The Infectious Disease Bureau within the Health Promotion and Prevention Administration (PHPA) is dedicated to improving the health of Marylanders by reducing the transmission of infectious diseases; helping impacted persons live longer and healthier lives, and protecting individuals and communities from environmental health hazards. The mission of the Center for Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention (CSTIP) is to prevent and reduce sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Maryland. Preventing STIs and their complications is essential for improving both sexual and reproductive health, as well as for eliminating HIV transmission.

This position will serve as the Grants and Contracts Compliance Monitor. The main purpose of this position will be to manage the fiscal and programmatic compliance monitoring activities which support the work of the Center for STI Prevention. This position will be responsible for leading and coordinating the evaluation of grant proposals, as well as for awarding grant monies and contracts, and monitoring and reporting on grant programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Three 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.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The desired candidate should have experience writing grants and contracts, as well as experience in budget planning/monitoring, reporting and evaluation.  

The desired candidate should also have experience managing multiple grants and/or contracts, in addition to working as part of a team and with multiple external grantors and grantees.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application, based on your education, training and experience, as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. 

Please report all related education, experience, dates, and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this, or other, State agencies.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to, 410-333-5689. Only additional materials which are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division, at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service, at 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.