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AGENCY GRANTS SPECIALIST SUPERVISOR

Recruitment #19-000809-0003

GRADE

17

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 by serving as a supervisor to ensure compliance with all federal and state regulations, laws, and reporting requirements.

In order for the Department to provide proper accountability and fiscal oversight of federal and state funds, the Department needs to have a dedicated grant manager to coordinate monitoring of subrecipients, ensure the timely and accurate submission of federal reports, ensure documents comply with federal standards, and manage state and federal grant calendars that total over $40 million. Additionally, this position supervises related support staff that will monitor over 19 subrecipients in compliance with the federal and state requirements as well as conduct risk assessments.

POSITION DUTIES

Review and compare Area Plan Budgets (APB) submitted by Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) with State and Federal grant allocation tables to ensure complete and balanced budgets are submitted.

Manage and review data submitted by the AAAs for FFP reimbursement processing.

Review and approve fiscal monitoring reports submitted by MDoA and supervised staff before sending to the grant subrecipients.

Assist in preparing and filing required quarterly and annual federal and/or state financial reports in compliance with appropriate guidelines.

Plan, coordinate, supervise, and evaluate the work of support staff. Provide development opportunities and increase skills of support staff.

Provide training to departmental and external subrecipients on federal and state regulations, laws, and requirements related to the grants awarded.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Five 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

Experience in the administration of Federal and State grants/awards including preparation of federal reimbursement requests and working with grants systems.

Three years supervisory experience of administrative/fiscal staff is preferred.

Three years Experience in MS Excel.

SELECTION PROCESS

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.  The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

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.

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: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 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.



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