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Victim Services Grant Manager

Administrative Program Manager I

Recruitment #23-005472-0005


The Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victims Services (GOCPYVS) is Maryland’s one-stop shop for city and county agency resources to improve public safety in Maryland.


We provide access to federal and state grant funds and provide assistance to law enforcement in an effort to support the Governor’s initiatives to fund the police, for victims services that protect and support vulnerable Marylanders to help rebuild their lives, and for children & youth across the state to mitigate adverse childhood experiences.




Gov. Ofc. of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services
100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD  21032

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this function is to serve as the Victim Services Grants Manager, in a supervisory role with Agency Grant Specialists as direct reports. Grants Manager will facilitate the grants process with the Deputy Director of Victim Services Programs, Agency Grants Specialist, Fiscal Specialist, and stakeholders receiving both Federal and State funds.

This position is responsible for supporting sub-recipients and interacting with Federal Managers as needed on behalf of the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services (GOCPYVS- the Office). This position requires 100% pre- to post-award support to include: approval of Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), review of grant applications, subaward monitoring of programmatic and financial deliverables, compliance monitoring including technical assistance for sub-recipients and onsite visits to sub-recipients, routine communication to internal and external stakeholders, and closeouts in eGrants Management System (eGMS). 

**This is a Special Appointment position, that serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority**


- Serves as the liaison between the Victim Services Policy Unit and the victim services grants team.

- Serves as the technical point of contact for victim services related grant requests.

- Supervises grant staff on victim services related grant decisions, policies and requests. 
- Conducts analysis to identify issues, weighs alternatives, and determines best approaches for the resolution of complex issues related to victim services grant awards on behalf of the Office with the Policy and Grants Administration staff.

- Produces final recommendations compiled for the Executive Team including Executive Director, Chief of Staff, Chief Financial Operations Officer, and Deputy Directors. 

- The Manager serves as funding source expert.  The Manager is responsible for the entire grant management process of all pass-through and competitive budgeted victim services appropriations. This encompasses strategizing and identifying stakeholder project needs, work plans and timelines, researching and leveraging federal/state/local/private funding opportunities in support of our programs.  This also includes supervising program reports and tracking systems, awarding funds to sub-grantees, educating staff on the funding source compliance requirements, monitoring Agency program, budget and spending compliance, creating and submitting mandated reports, implementing tracking systems to support the monthly funding source meetings, coordinating site and or monitoring visits and closing the grants as the State Administering Agency (SAA) recipient.


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


Experience: Three (3) years' experience in managing and administering grant programs. One year of this experience must include supervising and coaching professional staff. 


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s).


- Two (2) years' experience in managing grant programs associated with victim services.

- Knowledge of grant program budgeting.



***This is an internal recruitment for the Gov. Ofc. of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services employees only***


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


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.



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 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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