Grants Management Program Specialist Iii

County Of Maui
Full Time, Permanent $4,690 Per month HI 2065 Main St Skybridge Classroom, Wailuku, HI 96793, United States
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Overview

Conducts independent audits and examinations of the accounts and records of  various grant recipients to ensure compliance with State and County regulations, policies, guidelines and requirements; points out discrepancies and recommends corrective action;  reviews grant applications, requests for payment, and quarterly financial and narrative reports for accuracy and completeness, and determines necessary follow-up investigations; assists in providing technical assistance to private non-profit agencies in the  grants process; assists in the execution of grant agreements and contracts; assists in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports to the Director and County Council; and performs other related duties as required.
 
Distinguishing Characteristics:
 
This class differs from the Grants Management Program Specialist IV in that the Grants Management Program Specialist III independently performs the full range of grants management tasks under general supervision, whereas the Grants Management Program Specialist IV serves as a staff specialist, and the County's primary liaison with private nonprofit organizations, the public,  and other agencies in the development and evaluation of grant programs and functions, and performs work in one or more of the functional areas of the Grants Management Program.
 
This class differs from the Grants Management Program Specialist II in that the Grants Management Program Specialist III independently performs the full range of grants management tasks under general supervision, whereas the Grants Management Program Specialist II, as an advanced trainee, performs a variety of assignments ranging from simple to moderately complex, with varying degrees of supervision, requiring some application of the principles, techniques, laws, methodology and work processes pertinent to the Grants Management Program.

Examples of Duties

The following are examples of duties and are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in this class. The omission of specific duties statements does not preclude management from assigning such duties if such duties are a logical assignment for the position.

  • Conducts program and financial monitoring of grant recipients, including the detailed or general verification, examination and appraisal of accounts and related files;
  • plans specific approach and techniques to be used;
  • examines for adherence to the requirements of the grant agreement and the laws, ordinances and regulations governing grants management and financial transactions;
  • reviews the adequacy of financial and program accounting systems used to reflect effectiveness of programs as well as actual financial status and activity;
  • prepares detailed audit reports, including recommendation for new or revised program goals, procedures, or accounting methods to correct deficiencies;
  • interviews employees or officials of grant recipients concerning program activities to determine compliance with terms of grant agreement;
  • reviews grant applications, for reimbursement and/or cash advance requests, and quarterly financial and narrative reports for accuracy and completeness, and determines and conducts necessary  follow-up investigations;
  • assists in providing orientation and technical assistance to private non-profit agencies in the grants process;
  • assists in the execution of grant agreements and contracts;
  • assists in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports to the Director and County Council;
  • reviews and prepares for payment all reimbursement and cash advance requests;
  • prepares and maintains grant agreement files;
  • performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Training and Experience:  A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in business or public administration, economics, sociology, or a related field and two years of progressively responsible professional, administrative or analytical experience which shall have involved monitoring, evaluating and/or administering grants.



License Requirement:  Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver's license (Equivalent to State of Hawaii Type 3).



Knowledge of:  laws, rules regulations, policies and procedures applicable to social service, cultural arts, community development and related programs; the theory and practice of commercial and governmental accounting; theories, techniques, and methods of auditing financial accounts; research methods and statistical procedures; statutory, regulatory and participatory requirements associated with grants; sources of information relating to grants; report writing; public relations.



Ability to:  read, comprehend, interpret and apply complex rules, regulations, policies and procedures; plan auditing approach and techniques; perform accurate, detailed analysis of records; evaluate effectiveness of accounting systems; exercise judgment and make decisions; explain factual data logically and clearly; prepare reports.



Health and Physical Condition:



Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper for performance of the duties.

 

Physical Effort Grouping:  Light

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: 

If you have never applied for a job using the NEOGOV system, you must create an account.  You will need a username, password, and working email address to create your account. Your detailed work history is required on the application. A resume submitted in lieu of an application will not be sufficient. Furthermore, "See resume" is NOT an acceptable response under the "Work Experience" section. An application containing this response may be deemed incomplete. Applications may be rejected if they are incomplete.

EXAMINATIONS ARE ADMINISTERED IN THE COUNTY OF MAUl ONLY

The above examination is being given on an open-competitive basis to establish an eligible list which shall be effective for not more than one year unless extended by the Director of Personnel Services.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The County of Maui does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, arrest and court record, assignment of child support, national guard participation or any other basis covered by state or federal laws governing non-discrimination

Pre-Employment/Post-Offer Drug Screening Test: All applicants, who will enter a safety sensitive position or certain designated categories that the Personnel Services Director has established or who are required by law to be drug tested must pass a pre-employment/post-offer drug screening test as a condition of employment. There is no retesting or re-evaluation process. Cost for the drug screening test shall be borne by the County of Maui.

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