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Title:  Contracts and Grants Administrator - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  11/25/2019
Req ID:  2940
Department:  Children and Families
Location: 

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $24.76
Overview

DCF's Child Development Division is hiring for 1 limited service Grants and Contracts Administrator which is part of the PDG B-5 Grant. The job duties consist of Drafts and process contract and grants, including amendments. Manages competitive procurement activities for PDG B-5. Tracks all PDG B-5 grants and contracts. Manages processing of PDG B-5 sub-grantee and vendor invoices. Provides guidance and training to staff on procurement practices.  Prepares federal reporting documentation. This position is full time and based in our Waterbury offices and is estimated it will be extended past February 2020.

Who May Apply

This position, Contracts and Grants Administrator - Limited Service (Job Requisition #2940), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

 

It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs.

 

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Sarah Truckle at sarah.truckle@vermont.gov or 802-760-8750.

 

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

 

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Class Definition

Professional and technical work involving the procurement of goods and services contract and grant drafting, administration of personal service contracts and grant agreements for a Vermont State agency or department. Work requires a level of expertise, breadth of knowledge, and high degree of responsibility for the consultant, contractor and grantee /or processes as required by state statutes and policies and federal/state regulations. Compliance monitoring is performed on all contract and grant agreements. Indirect supervision is exercised over professional and technical staff in the agency or department. Work is performed, with considerable independence, under the general direction of the agency legal counsel group or another administrative supervisor.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in a standard office setting, but may involve some travel for which private means of transportation is required. Some evening or overtime work may be necessary. Interaction with grantees, contractors and consultants through phone contact is required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or higher in public or business administration, finance, or accounting AND four (4) years or more of experience in the review and/or administration of contracts, grants administration, or in a role with responsibility for management of financial affairs, or a governmental accounting system.

OR

Two years or more of full-time college coursework or an associate's degree in public or business administration, finance, or accounting AND six (6) years or more of experience in the review and/or administration of contracts, grants administration, or in a role with responsibility for management of financial affairs, or a governmental accounting system.

OR

High School diploma or equivalent AND eight (8) years or more of experience in the review and/or administration of contracts, grants administration, or in a role with responsibility for management of financial affairs, or a governmental accounting system.

Total Compensation
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
AHS Affirmative

The Vermont Agency of Human Services strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity.  We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the increasing diversity of Vermont. To view the State of Vermont's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy, please click here.


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