Classified/Competitive 
Class Code Pay Plan Class Title Eff.Date
4191  AR - 26 GRANTS AND CONTRACTS SPECIALIST  Feb 15, 2012
4192  MP - 60 GRANTS AND CONTRACTS SPECIALIST  (MGR) (RC) Feb 15, 2012
PURPOSE OF CLASS:
In a state agency, this class is accountable for performing as a specialist in planning, implementation, management and evaluation of a large complex grant program or group of programs in one field where responsibilities are assumed for program development, liaison and coordination with federal, state and community agencies and organizations, program implementation and administration, program monitoring and assessment.

The class of Grants and Contracts Specialist (Managerial) - 4192, is administratively Red Circled as an interim step toward eliminating the class. There will be no refills of or classifications to this class code. When the current incumbent(s) vacate(s) this class will be cancelled.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Works under the limited supervision of an employee of higher grade.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
May lead lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Performs specialized related duties in the area of grants management; performs research to support the application for or the disbursement of grants including needs analysis, literature review and regulations critique to identify problems and determine priorities; develops alternatives; gathers information related to program area; develops goals and objectives, evaluation standards, timetables, other program components and department policy for program area and individual projects; prepares grant proposals; monitors use of grant monies awarded to agency to ensure adherence to all terms and conditions; facilitates direct grant process; provides technical assistance and acts as resource person to grantees; evaluates program proposals and applications for conformance with regulations and state goals; recommends funding; prepares contracts and agreements related to grant activities; monitors and assesses ongoing programs for conformance to reporting requirements, general budget and timetable guidelines and program effectiveness; prepares quarterly and annual reports and statewide annual plan or section of plan related to program local area; attends meetings of appropriate state, local and regional organizations and performs other liaison functions to coordinate efforts in program area; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Considerable knowledge of grant preparation and administration; considerable knowledge of program evaluation and monitoring functions; knowledge of research methods and techniques; some knowledge of budget preparation and monitoring; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize computer software; some supervisory ability.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
General Experience:
Seven (7) years of experience in planning, implementation and/or management of grant programs on a community, state or federal level.
Substitutions Allowed:
1.
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2.
A Master's degree in a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
This replaces the existing titles of and specification for the classes of Grants and Contracts Manager and Grants and Contracts Manager (Mgr) in Salary Groups AR 26 and MP 60 approved effective July 28, 2004. (2012 SCOPE Review)

4191A 7/17/12 cm
CC Final#  Occup. Group Bargaining Unit EEO
4191  1785  (34)-Statistics/Research/Planning
(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)
(2)-Professional
4192  1785  (34)-Statistics/Research/Planning
(02)-MANAGERIAL
(2)-Professional