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AGENCY GRANTS SPECIALIST II

Grants & Contracts Compliance Monitor

Recruitment #19-000807-0009

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

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

Main Purpose of Job

The Infectious Disease Bureau within the Maryland Department of Health (MDH)'s Prevention Health and Promotion Administration (PHPA) is dedicated to improving the health of Marylanders by reducing the transmission of infectious diseases; helping impacted persons live longer, healthier lives; and, protecting individuals and communities from environmental health hazards. The Center for HIV Prevention and Health Services is a services unit of the Bureau that provides essential programs and services for people living with, affected by, or at risk for HIV disease. Major service programs of this Center include: the HOPWA Program; the Ryan White Parts B, CDC Cooperative Agreement for HIV Prevention; and, the Minority AIDS Initiative.

This position will serve as the Grants and Contracts Compliance Monitor. This position will manage the fiscal and programmatic compliance by monitoring activities which support the work of the Center for HIV Prevention and Health Services.

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 monitoring expenditures and approving invoices, as well as experience monitoring fiscal compliance and conducting reviews of fiscal records, in order to confirm compliance with federal guidelines.

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.