Housing and Support Services Contract Manager / Grants Specialist Coordinator, St. Paul, Minnesota

Created 10/12/2018
Employer Minnesota Department of Human Services
Reference 11304061
Job Type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City St. Paul
Zip 55118,55120
Job Class: Grants Specialist Coordinator Working Title: Housing and Support Services Contract Manager
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

Closing Date: 12/13/18

Hiring Agency: Department of Human Services

Division/Unit: Central Office / Community Supports - Housing Support Services

Work Shift: Day

Work Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Days of Work: Monday - Friday

Travel Required: Yes - up to 10%

Salary Range: $25.37 - $37.45 /hourly; $52,973 - $78,196 /annually

Job Class Option: None

Classified Status: Classified

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

This position was previously posted October 10th - 19th, and is being reposted, if you already applied, you do not need to reapply.

Job Summary
As the Housing and Support Services Contract Manager you will oversee and manage the budgets and accounting processes initiated and administered by the Housing and Support Services Division. Further, you will develop and manage the processes, documentation and records associated with grants, contracts and interagency agreements, along with ensuring compliance with federal, state and agency requirements.

You will also serve as subject matter expert regarding the contract process, the accounting, budgeting, reporting and other functions of the Statewide Integrated Financial Tools (SWIFT) accounting system; ensuring that accounting and budget-related activities conform to SWIFT requirements. You will provide oversight and consultation to the Housing and Support Services Division staff regarding Requests for Proposals (RFP), grants and contracts.

Minimum Qualifications:
3 years of professional experience with grant management involving: evaluating, administering, and/or monitoring grant(s) proposal/agreement

Demonstrating the following:
  • Online financial, procurement, and reporting system
  • Financial management and analysis experience for use in business planning, compliance, problem identification and resolution
  • Developing tools/procedures to track spending and ensuring compliance

A Bachelor's degree or higher in Planning, Community and Economic Development, Political Science, Public Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field may substitute for 1 year of experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures with the ability to effectively interpret and communicate those to grant recipients
Additional Requirements
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

This position is located in Minnesota's great capital city, St. Paul. The State of Minnesota offers employees subsidies for public transportation allowing for convenient and easy access to commute to work. Ride the new METRO "Green Line" Light Rail Train to work! The 10th Street Station is located close by.

Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.

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