GLO – Grant Coordinator I-II (DOQ) 20-063

Texas General Land Office

 20-063 
 www.WorkInTexas.com – Your application must be submitted electronically through Work In Texas before Jan 27, 2020.  

General Description:
Become part of the team at the oldest state agency in Texas, the Texas General Land Office (GLO). The GLO was formed to determine who owned what and where after Texas won independence. Today, the GLO manages state lands, operates the Alamo, helps Texans recovering from natural disasters, helps fund Texas public education through the Permanent School Fund, provides benefits to Texas Veterans, and manages the vast Texas coast. The successful candidate will provide exceptional customer service and contribute to solutions to address needs to the general public, related to grant management and other areas related to Community Development and Revitalization, and be an integral part of the GLO’s CDR team. To be successful the candidate must model the GLO’s competencies of Integrity, Open Communications, Teamwork, Innovation and Proficiency. Performs complex (jorney-level) to highly complex (senior-level) grant development, coordination, and administration work. Work involves coordinating, reviewing, evaluating, and reporting of grants at various stages to determine appropriateness of grant or compliance with requirements and standards; and serving as a liaison between funding sources and the state or federal government. May supervise the work of others. Works under general to limited supervision, with moderate to considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

There is no Military Equivalent for the Grant Coordinator II position. Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at: http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_PropertyManagementandProcurement.pdf In order to receive Veteran’s preference, a copy of the DD #214 is required at the time of interview.

*This is a federally funded position contingent upon continued funding with the possibility of being extended into other CDR related position or projects.

*May be required to pass both Federal and State background checks.

PAPER, FAX OR E-MAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Essential Job Elements:
Reviews HAP, HRP, City of Houston, And Harris County applicant files to make an appeal and complaint determinations. Coordinates monitoring and provides recommendations for Customer Relations inquires. Monitors vendor and grant performance for Customer Relations inquires. Develops, drafts, reviews, and edits technical documents, materials, and reports; and Analyzes data and composes reports for management. Reviews and provides statistical sampling of data and creates reports and graphs and maintains and updates data in an internal data tracking system. Maintains records and files of work and revisions. Composes correspondence for appeal and complaint responses, as they relate to the Grant Management division and/or Customer Service areas. Serves as a liaison between the agency, the State, and grant funding sources by attending meetings, responding to information requests, and resolving issues between parties involved. A clear understanding of HAP, HRP, and other disaster recovery programs. Coordinates and evaluates filing, record-keeping, and records management systems. Performs related work as assigned.

Qualifications:
For the Grant Coordinator I: One (1) year of experience in the administration, development, coordination, and monitoring of grants. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in public administration, business administration, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

For the Grant Coordinator II: Two (2) years of experience in the administration, development, coordination, and monitoring of grants. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in public administration, business administration, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience monitoring, evaluating, processing and or auditing Federally Funded grant programs such as CDBG, HRP, HAP, or other HUD-Funded program.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to grants and/or contract administration, of business administration principles and practices, and of research and budgeting processes. Skill in grant preparation, development, evaluation, and monitoring; in report writing; in budget development and monitoring; and in the use of a computer and applicable software. Skill in effectively communicating both in writing and verbally. Skill in providing exceptional customer service in person and in writing. Ability to interpret guidelines, policies, procedures, and regulations; to evaluate fiscal data for reasonableness, necessity, and conformity with grant requirements; to communicate effectively; and to supervise the work of others. Ability to attend work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency attendance and leave policies.

Physical Requirements:
This position requires the employee to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (moving around the work-site) is routinely required to carry out some duties. This position requires extensive computer, telephone and client/customer contact and communication. It requires the ability to move and position oneself as needed for filing and similar routine office duties. The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Ability to read printed materials and computer screens. The individual must be able to move and transport records, documents, boxes, and all related information and materials, weighing up to 20 pounds when required. The individual must be able to remain stationary for long periods of time when commuting to and from assigned destination and when traveling on state business including fieldwork and training assignments.

Posted: January 15, 2020