City and County of Denver Denver, Colorado, United States
Jun 14, 2019Full Time
About Our Job Posting will close on June 27, 2019. About Our Job The Denver Police Department is currently seeking a Grant Administrator to engage in daily department accounting functions to support business operations. This position will be located at the Police Administration Building at 1331 Cherokee Street and will be scheduled during regular business hours. Job responsibilities include: Grant Writing - 25 percent: Researches, identifies and secures funding for departmental needs. Coordinates the writing of, and approves, all department grant submissions. Understands and ensures completion of applications within grantor guidelines. Researches funding opportunities for identified department needs and priorities and regularly communicates relevant information with internal staff. Track and regularly researches external funding announcements for known funding requests made by internal department staff. Coordinates the joint application and management of citywide annual Justice Assistance Grant formula funds. Grant Compliance Management - 25 percent: Designs systems and guidance for program managers and other grant management staff to ensure compliance with grantor requirements. Serves as lead for all programmatic site visits, audits, desk audits and other funder inquiries. Completes and coordinates any necessary audit responses. Participates in the completion of the annual budget Special Revenue grant detail form. Maintains understanding of relevant and up-to-date grantor guidance and clearly communicates and interprets applicable rules to grant stakeholders, e.g. program managers, Financial Services Division staff, and Safety Human Resource staff. Identifies and/or monitors grant issues arising from the grantor or within the department and works collaboratively to ensure viable solutions are completed. Serves as lead for compliance requirements that affect multiple projects and/or departments such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Plan submission, NEPA requirements, public notification requirements, and other applicable requirements. Grant Program Management - 25 percent: Ensures successful processing of grant awards and assists in setting up program structure for successful execution. Coordinates and facilitates regular meetings with Department grant program managers in order to maintain strong communication and collaboration. Assists in development and monitoring of programmatic goals and objectives with each program manager. Assists program managers in data collection and meeting required programmatic goals and objectives. Reviews, edits and approves all programmatic reports prior to submission to grantors. Ensures timely and accurate submissions. Monitors and identifies grant management issues, such as necessary grant modifications or other programmatic issues and ensures the timely and accurate submission, when necessary. Provides project management assistance to program managers for major initiatives. Grant Budget and Operational Management - 15 percent: Reviews, prepares and/or participates in the preparation of program budgets for each grant application. Assists in the monitoring of grant fund spending and creates/submits budget modifications and project extensions as appropriate. Communicates these revisions to all affected parties. Ensures grant-funded personnel end dates are tracked and communicates dates to Safety Human Resources and program managers so that action plan is created to retain or release the employee accordingly. Monitors completion of applicable human resource related documents. Initiates communication and action to operational problems including collaboration with internal program managers, other city agencies, partnering agencies, or sub-recipients. Identifies and resolves grant management issues, such as necessary grant extensions or budget revisions. Responds to inquiries from grantor agencies. Ensures all programmatic closeout documentation required by funders is processed accurately and timely. Grant Technical Support - 10 percent: Provides technical expertise internally within the department and to other City-wide grant management resource teams. Participates in the direction of program design and grant policy development internally and to other City-wide grant management resource teams. Provides grant management program direction, guidance and expertise to other City grant administrators when requested. Serves as the Department Grant Liaison for the City-Wide Grants Management Committee. About You About You: Our ideal candidate will have: Excellent writing skills Strong communication, organization and analytical skills Demonstrated ability in problem solving, multitasking and time management Highly organized 2-3 years of grant writing and grant management experience Knowledge of federal grant systems We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree in a related field Experience: Three (3) years of technical or administrative experience performing research and evaluation OR three years of experience performing technical and administrative duties within the related functional area Education and Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of posthigh school education. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements. About Everything Else Job Profile CA2307 Administrator I To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here . Position Type Unlimited Pay Range Pay Range $62,465.00 - $99,944.00 Agency Denver Police Department Assessment Requirement The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. For information about right to work, click here for English or here for Spanish.