Grants Compliance and Program Coordinator

August 24, 2020 2:44 PM | Anonymous

$62,221.64 - $81,610.88 Annually

Job Summary

Under limited direction, prepares and coordinates federal housing and community development grant applications, awards, plans and performance reports to secure funds. Prepares and presents data and reports and designs and implements federally funded divisional programs. Identifies and analyzes community and housing development programs, determines and develops related objectives and strategies in accordance with federal regulations and mandates. Prepares and presents program recommendations to the Manager, Citizens Advisory Council, Board of Commissioners, County Executive staff, public officials and non-profit agencies regarding the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME), emergency homeless assistance programs, and other special project and grant programs as assigned for the purpose of determining policy. Develops and recommends program and/or policies to implement housing and community development programs for county and sub-area planning purposes. Prepares and updates federally mandated action plans and reports as required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Manages components of complex, automated and secured federal grant application, reporting and financial systems. Provides technical and administrative services to municipalities in securing federal, state, and private funds to supplement current levels of service provided by the County. Participates as a lead presenter at planning related activities. Coordinates the development of housing and community development work programs with targeted neighborhoods, communities or non-profit agencies. Provides technical assistance and instruction to communities and non-profit agencies to assess housing and community development needs and tailor a grant program design.  Secures, analyzes, and disseminates program data to the County Executive, Board of Commissioners and other government agencies regarding the availability of grant opportunities. Develops and maintains good working relationships with state, regional, federal and private program administrators. Oversees related program account structure portions of federal grant financial systems. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to provide labor distribution information and otherwise complete assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:

  • Transcript with award date 
  • Thoroughly documented work history
  • The application is incomplete in ANY capacity
1.  Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, Economics, Political Science, Urban or Regional Planning or closely related field.
NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (  The degree evaluation will be required for application processing

2.  Have at least three (3) years of full-time work experience in the development and/or administration of grant programs, the preparation of grant applications or related area.

NOTE: A Master's degree in one of the fields listed above may be substituted for one (1) year of the work experience described above.

3.  Pass the complete examination, including the employment physical established for this class.

4.  Successfully complete the six (6) month probationary period.


Work History
You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications.

College Transcripts
If you have completed education higher than a high school diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your official/unofficial transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date awarded/conferred, institution name, and applicant name; and is in a format that cannot be modified or edited. Your application will not be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information. Transcripts from outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( This documentation must be attached to your application if you are certifying you have an education higher than high school/GED. NOTE: This section is used for TRANSCRIPTS ONLY. Other documents such as reference, cover letter, resume, etc are prohibited and will not be reviewed. If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required.

Applications may be rejected if:
  • A level of education can’t be verified, i.e. no transcripts attached, or don’t indicate the degree awarded or the date conferred.
  • Stated years of related experience can’t be verified within the work experience section of the application, i.e. not enough information provided, insufficient work history, inapplicable experience attributed to work history.
  • The application is incomplete in ANY capacity.

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