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Capital Projects Grant Manager

Company: Department of Human Services - Direct Care and Tre
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

When all employees are embraced, respected and heard, we will build a collaborative, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist culture where everyone thrives.

Working Title: Capital Projects Grant Manager
Job Class: Human Services Program Representative 1 or Human Services Program Representative 2
Agency: Human Services Dept

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 08/31/2023
  • Closing Date: 09/13/2023
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Human Services Dept / MAPE DHS Central Office
  • Division/Unit: Children and Family Services / CPM Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) Field Services
  • Work Shift: Day Shift
  • Work Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: Yes (25% statewide travel)
  • Salary Range for Human Service Program Representative 1: $26.14 - $38.38 / hourly; $54,580 - $80,137 / annually
  • Salary Range for Human Service Program Representative 2: $28.96 - $42.67 / hourly; $60,468 - $89,094 / annually
  • Classified Status: Unclassified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
  • Anticipated Duration: Three (3) years
  • FLSA Status: Nonexempt
  • Telework Eligible: Yes
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities : No
    Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

    The work you'll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

    Job Summary

    This position is temporary and includes full state fringe benefits; the position is expected to last up to 3 years.

    ** Telework (Within Minnesota or Neighboring States)┬┐and flexible hours options are available.***

    As the Capital Projects Grant Manager, you will assist in the management of capital grants for Emergency Shelter and/or Food Shelf projects funded by the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO). This position's primary responsibility is the implementation of funding for grants to Tribal Nations, local units of government, and/or non-profit organizations to construct, acquire, and/or rehabilitate facilities for emergency shelter and food shelves across the state of Minnesota.

    Human Services Representative 1 responsibilities include:
    • Responsible for progress of projects and funding for grants to governmental units, Tribal Nations, and nonprofit organizations to construct or rehabilitate facilities for emergency shelter and food shelf projects.
    • Manage the payment process for emergency shelter and food shelf capital projects to ensure expenditures are for eligible activities and documented in compliance with state regulations.
    • Participate in the Request for Proposal (RFP) project review and grant award process and analyze funding distribution to ensure compliance with MN Statutes and statewide distribution to the extent possible.
      Human Services Representative 2 responsibilities include:
      • Implement and manage program goals and objectives through regular monitoring visits with selected funding receipts.
      • Evaluate the implementation of funding for grants to Tribal Nations, local units of government, and/or nonprofit organizations to construct or rehabilitate facilities for emergency shelter and/or food shelf programs.
      • Develop and implement a system of financial review of expenses incurred and charged to the State for capital projects.
      • Manage the OEO/EGMS fiscal systems so that expenditures are reviewed, verified, and made for all capital projects.
      • Provide specialized technical assistance and information sharing to ensure that capital projects are well managed and in compliance with relevant sections of the law.

        Qualifications

        Minimum Qualifications

        **To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.**

        For Human Services Representative 1:

        Two (2) years of professional experience working with emergency shelter and/or food shelf programs.

        Experience must demonstrate the following:
        • Knowledge of financial accounting to distribute funding with private, state, and federal grant requirements.
        • Experience working with Tribal Nations, local non-profit organizations and/or state agency partners.
        • Ability to analyze, interpret and synthesize data to coordinate complex program initiatives.
          Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Public Health or related field may substitute for 1 year of experience

          OR

          Master's degree in Accounting, Public Health or related field may substitute for 2 years of experience

          For Human Services Representative 2:

          Three (3) years of professional experience working with emergency shelter and/or food shelf programs.

          Experience must demonstrate the following:
          • Knowledge of financial accounting to distribute funding with private, state, and federal grant requirements.
          • Experience working with Tribal Nations, local non-profit organizations and/or state agency partners.
          • Ability to analyze, interpret and synthesize data to coordinate complex program initiatives.
            Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Public Health or related field may substitute for 1 year of experience

            OR

            Master's degree in Accounting, Public Health or related field may substitute for 2 years of experience

            Preferred Qualifications
            • Variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures.
            • Qualitative and quantitative analysis sufficient to evaluate program results and design and develop program guidelines and standards.
            • Experience with State and Federal accounting systems.
              Additional Requirements

              REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - DHS will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and a criminal background check prior to appointment.

              EDUCATION VERIFICATION - Applicants will be required to provide a copy of their college transcript or college degree/diploma at time of interview. Copies of the college degree/diploma are acceptable ONLY if it clearly identifies the field in which it was earned.

              Application Details

              How to Apply

              Select "Apply for Job" at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us . For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers .

              If you have questions about the position, contact Francie Mathes at francie.mathes@state.mn.us .

              If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Human Services' ADA Coordinator at 651-431-4945 or DHS_ADA@state.mn.us for assistance.

              About Human Services Dept

              WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE! The Minnesota Department of Human Services impacts the lives of 1.7 million people every year, helping them meet their basic needs so they can achieve their highest potential.

              Why Work for Us

              Diverse Workforce

              We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

              A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:
              • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency's mission
              • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
              • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
              • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule
                Comprehensive Benefits

                Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:
                • Public pension plan
                • Training and professional development
                • Paid vacation and sick leave
                • 12 paid holidays each year
                • Paid parental leave
                • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
                • Prescription drug coverage
                • Vision coverage
                • Wellness programs and resources
                • Employer paid life insurance
                • Short-term and long-term disability
                • Health care spending and savings accounts
                • Dependent care spending account
                • Tax-deferred compensation
                • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
                • Tuition reimbursement
                • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
                  Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.

                  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

                  Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

                  We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us and indicate what assistance is needed.

Keywords: Department of Human Services - Direct Care and Tre, St. Paul , Capital Projects Grant Manager , Executive , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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