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GRANTS MANAGER

Date:  Jun 2, 2021
Req ID:  8019
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Category:  ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPT
Anticipated Starting Salary:  50,222

Position Number: 22088362 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: Open until filled 

Anticipated Starting Salary: 50,222

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Hiring Authority:

#1 Natural Resources Drive

Little Rock, AR  72205

Phone: 501/219-6377

Email: sarah.lane@agriculture.arkansas.gov

 

As the largest industry in Arkansas, the Arkansas Department of Agriculture is dedicated to the development and implementation of policies and programs for Arkansas agriculture and forestry to keep its farmers and ranchers competitive in national and international markets while ensuring safe food, fiber, and forest products for the citizens of the state and nation. The Department is organized into five Divisions: Forestry Division, Livestock and Poultry Division, Natural Resources Division, Plant Industries Division, and Shared Services Division.

Position Information

Class Code: G109C

Grade: GS09

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $50,222.00 - $72,822.00

Summary

The Grants Manager is responsible for managing the administration of designated grant, contract, and/or special programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Directs the activities of a small to medium-sized professional and administrative support staff through lower-level supervisors, including hiring, training, evaluating job performance of subordinates, and coordinating work assignments. Coordinates and monitors the implementation of grants, contracts, and/or loan programs by overseeing funding procedures, developing goals and objectives, and monitoring implementation to ensure compliance with institution policies, laws, and regulations. Prepares financial reports, negotiates funding sources, monitors disbursements and invoices involving granting and contracting agencies, and allocates resources for programs. Prepares statistical reports by analyzing grant information, develops record keeping procedures, and disseminates information to program participants and funding sources concerning new programs or changes. Reviews grants for compliance, recommends reallocation of funds, and researches and recommends sources for new funding. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

GRANT TITLE: IPA EDUCATION LEAD Job Description Responsible for implementing the IPA education program. Assures the development and deployment of the prescribed education to each IPA prior to certification. Assures the development and deployment of a

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of grants, contracts, and special funding programs. Knowledge of grant implementation, monitoring, and fiscal control practices. Knowledge of state budgetary and accounting practices and procedures. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of others. Ability to develop, monitor, and evaluate grant program compliance. Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written technical information and reports. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, or a related field; plus four years of experience in the administration of grants, contracts or related area, including one year of supervisory or leadership experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in school and/or early childhood education settings.
  • Experience with USDA federal feeding programs ex: NSLP, CACFP, SSO, SFSP, SBP.
  • Experience working with farmers, local food grocery stores, cooperatives, distributors, and/or institutional buyers.
  • Experience educating adults and/or children.
  • Spanish or Marshallese language skills.

 

This is a year long part-time (20 hour a week) grant funded position with the possibility of extension, pending additional funding.

 

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock