Grants Manager

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General summary

This is a managerial position accountable for overseeing the grants function for an agency. Incumbents are accountable for establishing grant programs compatible with agency objectives and strategies. Grants Managers are responsible for setting a budget and for ensuring the department operates within this budget.  At this level, employees are responsible for coordinating multiple resources, scheduling and prioritizing work, and supervising employees. Employee supervision includes hire recommendations, training, planning and assigning work, performance assessment, coaching, and progressive discipline. Additionally, employees must have the knowledge and skills to perform and review the work overseen.  

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of principles of grant administration, financial accounting, budget analysis, and management procedures.  Skill in the development, management, and monitoring of grant programs. Ability to assess an issue and then formulate a solution and/or a plan. Ability to oversee and prioritize multiple projects and manage workflow to meet deadlines.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 7 or more years of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

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