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Announcement - 13-36 All Job Openings
Job Title:Grants Administrator (Facilities)
Post Date:August 15, 2013
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00174504 (state-funded)
Location:1654 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:Facilities Division/Office of Finance and Business Operations
Description of Duties:
Under limited supervision, assists Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) units and local school districts to obtain and/or administer external facilities-related grants. Administers and/or awards funds on behalf of agency or other grantor. Monitors compliance with grant stipulations through consultation, formal audit procedures or liaison with grantor. Prepares or consults on preparation of grant proposals. Prepares, monitors and directs the payment of state funds for reimbursement of eligible architectural, construction, and geo-technical requests for local school systems.  Maintains financial accountability and compliance of grant programs. Consults with local school system officials, state auditors, architects, and educational grant program consultants regarding the status of grant payments to eligible school systems, statewide.    Partners with various stakeholders to analyze and solve complex problems related to the state capital outlay program for K-12 schools.   Serves as a member of a high-performing team of professionals charged with managing annual capital outlay allocations.  Researches, analyzes, interprets, and prepares documents for grants accounting.  Assists local systems and boards in the implementation of overall goals.  May research service needs and compatible funding sources, prepare or assist with preparation of requests for proposals, invitations to bid and/or line item budgets for proposals. May assist Federal Grants Administrator with all aspects of administering a statewide grants program. Displays a high level of effort and commitment to the vision/mission of the GaDOE and the State School Superintendent in all interactions. 
Minimum Qualifications:
Completion of an undergraduate major in business or public administration, management, accounting, finance, law, economics, or a field closely related to the area of assignment at a four-year college or university and two years of experience in the analysis or development of grant applications, the monitoring of programs funded through grants, planning, program administration, program evaluation, or budget development and/or analysis.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access
• Knowledge of generally accepted accounting theories as well as state and federal grant procedures
• Previous administrative experience in a K-12 educational environment
Pay grade 14 – Annual salary range $32,418.30 (minimum) to $56,724.24(maximum). Starting salary dependent on current employment, training, experience, and available funding.  Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Teachers Retirement or Employees’ Retirement.

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications may be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered. Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information.

It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007.

GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420
Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007