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Announcement - 13-50 All Job Openings
Job Title:Grants Program Consultant (Neglected & Delinquent and Homeless grant programs)
Post Date:September 20, 2013
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00196996 (federally-funded)
Location:1862 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:Outreach Programs Division/Office of School Improvement
Description of Duties:
Under the limited supervision of the program manager, supports, monitors, and provides technical assistance for assigned federal grant programs. Duties include, but are not limited to, coordinates and overseeing the implementation of state Title I, Part D, Subparts 1 and 2 services; preparing for and completing requirements for annual awarding of subgrants; developing and delivering on-going technical assistance to subgrantees and stakeholders based on federal program law and guidance, including creating, updating, and delivering program manuals, and guidance, training, and webinars; reviewing and approving subgrantees’ annual program implementation plans and budgets through the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) Consolidated Application portal; monitoring progress of local education agency (LEA) Subpart 2 program implementation through annual cross-functional team monitoring and conducting independent annual monitoring of state agencies’ Subpart 1 grant services; reporting findings and coordinating/monitoring completion of corrective actions; evaluating annual statewide program results through data collection (survey) and reporting outcomes in federal Consolidated State Performance Report and State Evaluation Report; assisting in coordinating and overseeing Title X, Part C, McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Program Subgrant Award Competition, State Level Program Evaluation, and technical assistance; coordinating and managing all aspects of competitive requests for application (RFA); setting timelines and milestones for grant application submission, scoring, and awards; creating, updating, and maintaining application training materials for prospective applicants and grant readers; managing online or paper RFA submission and scoring; conducting annual evaluation of grant program results through data collection (survey) and reporting outcomes in both the federal Consolidated State Performance Report and the State Evaluation Report; assisting program staff with scheduling, developing, updating, and delivering program manuals, guidance, and technical assistance through conferences, statewide and regional meetings, and webinars; participating in both annual cross-functional team monitoring of Homeless Education services and McKinney-Vento subgrantee monitoring; and completing special assignments/projects and other duties, as assigned. Note: Occasional statewide travel is required.
Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree from an accredited college or university in education, public administration, business administration, or a related field and three (3) years of experience in grants management, public funds administration, education/public policy, public administration, or a related area; this experience must have provided a working knowledge of grant administration and/or budget preparation and management.  Experience must also include developing training materials or coordinating the delivery of training.  Must have strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel.  Must have excellent oral and written communications skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one
or more of the following:
• Effective organizational skills that ensure work is accurate and timely
• Expertise in Microsoft Access
• Experience with federal grants
• Expertise in developing and filing required reports to federal agencies
• Ability to work effectively with a variety of agencies and individuals
Pay grade 17 – Annual salary range $43,063.23 (minimum) to $75,523.31 (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