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GLO - Grant Specialist IV

72% Flex
Full Remote
Full time
Mid-level (2-5 years)
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GLO - Grant Specialist IV

72% Flex
Remote: Full Remote
Contract: Full time
Experience: Mid-level (2-5 years)
Work from: United States

Offer summary

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with coursework in public or business administration, Minimum 2 years of experience in grant administration and coordination.

Key responsabilities:

  • Review program documents for compliance
  • Ensure vendor compliance with contracts and regulations
  • Communicate with stakeholders and prepare program reports
  • Provide training, guidance, and support to the team on project activities
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Texas General Land Office
Government AdministrationSME

501 - 1000 Employees

Job description

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GLO - Grant Specialist IV ( 00030286 )
Primary Location : Texas-Austin
Work Locations : CDR Lavaca Bldg FL8 504 Lavaca St Austin 78701
Job : Business and Financial Operations
Employee Status : Regular
Schedule : Full-time
Standard Hours Per Week : 40.00
State Job Code : 1922
Salary Admin Plan : B
Grade : 22
Salary (Pay Basis) : 4,583.33 - 6,833.33 (Monthly)
Number of Openings : 1
Overtime Status : Exempt
Job Posting : Feb 6, 2023, 2:21:09 PM
Closing Date: Feb 20, 2023, 11:59:00 PM

The Texas General Land Office primarily serves the schoolchildren, veterans, and the environment of Texas. The agency does so by preserving our history, maximizing state revenue through innovative administration, and through the prudent stewardship of state lands and natural resources. This position is with our CDR-State Run Housing program area.

Performs advanced (senior-level) grant development, coordination, and administration work. Work involves preparing, maintaining, and reporting of grants; coordinating grant applications; reviewing incoming applications to determine compliance with requirements and standards; monitoring grant awards; and serving as a liaison between funding sources and the state or federal government. May supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

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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.
  • May be required to pass both Federal and State Background check.
  • May be required to work outside of normal business hours.



  • Free Parking
  • Defined Retirement Benefit Plan
  • Optional 401(k) and 457 accounts
  • Medical Insurance - State pays 100% of the health plan premium for eligible full-time employees and 50% of the premium for their eligible dependents. State pays 50% of the eligible part-time employee’s premium and 25% for eligible dependents.
  • Optional Benefits such as dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Minimum of 96+ Hours of Annual Leave a year **Annual leave increases with length of service.
  • Telework policy

Essential Job Elements

  • Supports state-administered housing programs by reviewing program documentation to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. Work includes but is not limited to reviewing application requests for disaster recovery assistance, project budgets, closeout reviews and requests for draw of funds to ensure compliant processing.
  • Supports state-administered housing programs at all stages of the program life cycle from program start-up through closeout by working with assigned vendors to ensure compliant deliverables by providing technical assistance and working with stakeholders and vendors to resolve technical problems.
  • Ensures Vendor compliance with conditions of contracts by monitoring and analyzing agreements, contracts, expenses, activities, and federal and state regulations, and works with appropriate state-administered housing program vendors.
  • Communicates both verbally and written with grant recipients, vendors, external stakeholders, and internal GLO staff related to activities of state-administered housing programs.
  • Provides guidance to team through training, prioritization, coordination and completion of assigned work activities.
  • Monitors, reviews, and evaluates compliance with state-administered Housing grant program policies and procedures, statues, and rules with support of CDR teams.
  • Prepares state-administered housing program specific reports, correspondence and programmatic special projects. Collects, organizes, analyzes and prepares materials for executive reports, required federal reports, legislative inquiries, management reports, and public information requests.
  • Serves as a liaison and representative for GLO-CDR programs with the constituents, elected officials, their assignees, vendor representatives and the general public through a general knowledge of all GLO-CDR programs and activities.
  • Completes assigned tasks accurately and timely, as well as has the ability to complete tasks through cross training on all functions within state-administered housing programs.
  • As it relates to the position, obtain proficiency in TIGR, using it to create and complete all applications, projects, project sites and budgets as required by CDR Management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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.
  • A minimum of two (2) years additional experience in the administration, development, coordination, or monitoring of grants.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of web-based systems; working knowledge of databases such as QuickBase
  • Experience in the administration of federally funded programs
  • Experience in tracking and reporting on program expenditures

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to grants and contract administration; research and budgeting processes; business administration principles and practices, including financial management and accounting; and program planning and development
  • Skill in grant preparation, development, evaluation, and monitoring; report writing; budget development and monitoring; and the use of a computer and applicable software.
  • Ability to interpret guidelines, policies, procedures, and regulations; to evaluate contracts; to evaluate fiscal data for reasonableness, necessity, and conformity with grant requirements; to communicate effectively; and to supervise the work of others

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.

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  • Knowledge of grant laws, budgeting, and program development
  • Ability to interpret guidelines, communicate effectively, and supervise others
  • Skill in report writing, budget management, and computer use

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