Education: Associate’s or technical degree or equivalent work related experience.
Experience: Entry level/training position to gain knowledge and experience in administering grant funding and implementation at the federal, state or local levels of government with emphasis on the Community Development Block Grant Program.
Responsibilities Include: Under the supervision of a Senior Grant Manager or a Grant Manager, responsibilities include providing comprehensive grant management services to Grantees and subrecipients involving all aspects of HUD/CDBG requirements.
Knowledge of And Skills in: Learning Federal grant provisions and requirements such as procurement, labor compliance, environmental, Section 3, Section 504, real estate acquisition, citizen participation, fair housing, residential anti-displacement, EEO, financial management, and record keeping. Has specific knowledge of HUD and CDBG requirements and policies.
Examples of Work: Participates in meetings with Grantees and subrecipients to establish initial assessment of proposed recovery projects and activities and to explain CDBG rules and regulations. Assists in preparation of project descriptions and initial and final applications for funding. Coordinates application development with other contractors. Assists Grantees and subrecipients with compiling CDBG required documentation and complying with all CDBG requirements. Assists with review and oversight of funded projects through project close-out.