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GRANTS MANAGER

Date:  Feb 6, 2024
Req ID:  37161
Location: 

North Little Rock, AR, US, 72118

Category:  DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $50,222

Position Number: 22091029 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: February 28, 2024 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $50,222 

Arkansas Energy Office 

The mission of the Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment is to provide effective and efficient energy and environmental solutions informed by science. The Department promotes responsible management of resources and protects the environment for the benefit of all Arkansans.

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

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

  • Master's degree and 1 year of supervisory experience or bachelor's degree and 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Understanding of residential weatherization
  • Experience researching and drafting policies that comply with federal regulations
  • Experience developing and monitoring programs based on approved policy
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and handle unanticipated needs and requests
  • Experience working with a staff team assigned to a program or project
  • Excellent speaking, writing, and presentation skills using a variety of tools, such as PowerPoint, and video conferencing systems, such as Zoom

 

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.


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