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Grant Programs Manager

For State of Vermont’s Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

The incumbent will have independent responsibility for administering multiple grant programs while also contributing as an important member of our small business office team. The ideal candidate brings proven financial and/or project management experience, Excel savvy, a positive professional approach, shows initiative, works effectively in a dynamic environment, and shares an interest in the department's mission. Position eligible for a flexible work schedule and significant telework, though occasional in-person staff collaboration is expected. The Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation strives to create and maintain a welcoming, safe, and inclusive workplace for all.

Primary Duties:

  • Independent responsibility for federal and non-federal grant program administration. Tasks include management of incoming and outgoing agreements which entails:
    • Managing grant applications; 
    • Administering awards; 
    • Preparing agreements in accordance with state and federal policy; 
    • Maintaining agreement file; 
    • Allocating expenses across funding sources; 
    • Monitoring revenue and expenses; 
    • Providing financial reports for department staff; 
    • Managing federal and non-federal reporting; 
    • Initiating amendments; 
    • Approving and processing payment; 
    • Drawing federal funds and managing invoices; 
    • Recording revenue in the Vision accounting system; 
    • Managing agreement closeout; 
    • Managing the chart of accounts in accounting system and payroll system; 
    • Subrecipient monitoring; 
    • Collaborating with colleagues and partners. 
  • Serve as department expert for grant and MOU agreement administration.
  • Provide administrative and technical guidance and support for department staff including but not limited to state and federal grant procedures, administrative management of grant programs and other program areas, procurement procedures and related policies.
  • Establish and/or maintain department wide policies and procedures and standards for granting MOU agreements. 
  • Provide creative solutions and innovative responsibilities to help implement and utilize effective systems. Effectively implement and manage change. 
  • Work effectively and independently as part of a team with a service-oriented approach.

 

To be considered, please submit your before October 5th 2022 and you can do so via the State of Vermont Department of Human Resources Webpage.

To view the full job specifications for this position, please visit the following DHR Job Specifications page.

If you would like more information, feel free to reach out to agnes.barsalow@vermont.gov or ansley.bloomer@vermont.gov.

Sep 22, 2022
10/5/2022
Bachelor's degree with coursework in financial management, grants administration, program evaluation or closely related field AND three (3) years or more at a professional level in accounting, financial auditing work, grants administration, or in a role with responsibility for management of financial affairs, or a governmental accounting system. OR Master's degree or higher in business or public administration AND two (2) years or more at a professional level in accounting, financial auditing work, grants administration, or in a role with responsibility for management of financial affairs, or a governmental accounting system. OR Five (5) year or more at a professional level in accounting, financial auditing work, grants administration, or in a role with responsibility for management of financial affairs, or a governmental accounting system.
Vermont
To be considered, please submit your before October 5th 2022 and you can do so via the State of Vermont Department of Human Resources Webpage. (https://careers.vermont.gov/job/Montpelier-Grant-Programs-Manager-VT-05601/937843800/)