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GRANT MANAGER (HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS COORDINATOR II, OPT A-Fiscal)

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  May 12, 2022
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60661

Job Requisition ID:  9888

Agency:  Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity  
Closing Date/Time:  05/26/2022 
Salary:  $4,558.00 - $6,699.00 Average Monthly Starting Salary 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  2 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #

 9888

Position Overview

 

The Human Services Grant Coordinator 2 position is a grant manager who works with several of the 37 grantees throughout Illinois to give training and technical assistance on Office of Community Assistance programs. The ideal candidate would have a working knowledge of these programs and be able to advise agencies to assist in the operation of the local agency. With a budget of over $250 million, OCA helps local agencies assist residents with low income on household bills and case management to help families rise out of poverty.  We welcome all interested applicants with a passion to help others to apply.

Job Responsibilities

 

1.  As grant manager, participates in programmatic and management analysis.

2.  Reviews financial information including general ledgers, cost ledgers, journals, bank statements, and electronic systems to ensure costs are charged appropriately and are recorded and maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

3.  Receives and prepares internal and external electronic reports and spreadsheets to enhance and establish accurate evaluations.

4.  Negotiates, as directed by management, grant proposals and modifications on an annual basis to assure alignment with program requirements or local needs assessment.

5.  Prepares reports, technical materials, and correspondence pertaining to the development and implementation of Office programs.

6.  Participates in roundtables, conferences, and training seminars to provide grantee agencies with program requirements and changes.

7.  Reviews federal register, federal, and state rules and regulations, office manuals, and policy/procedures letters or memorandums to ascertain changes that affect the program management and inform grantees of any policy or procedure changes.

8.  Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

1.  Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four (4) years of college with coursework in social sciences, public administration, energy conservation, or a related field.

2.  Requires two (2) years of professional experience in a social service field, grant administration field, or a related field.

3.  Requires a minimum of six college semester hours of accounting or equivalent professional accounting experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

1.  Requires the ability to use a personal computer with related software such as Microsoft Excel, SharePoint, and Microsoft Word.

2.  Prefers extensive knowledge of LIHEAP and CSBG program operations.

Conditions of Employment

 

1.   Must be able to pass a background check.

2.  Must possess a valid driver’s license.

3.  Must be able to travel with some overnight stays.

Work Hours:  8:30 - 5 Mon - Fri  
Work Location: OFFICE OF COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE, 555 West Monroe Street Chicago IL 60661  
Agency Contact:
 CEO.HR@illinois.gov

Job Function:  Fiscal/Finance/Business  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: CEO.HR@illinois.gov

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 


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