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State of Minnesota Community Inclusion Grants Coordinator / Human Services Program Representative 2 in St. Paul, Minnesota

Working Title: Community Inclusion Grants Coordinator

Job Class: Human Services Program Representative 2

Agency: Human Services Department

  • Job ID : 77483

  • Location : St. Paul

  • Telework Eligible : Yes

  • Full/Part Time : Full-Time

  • Regular/Temporary : Unlimited

  • Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted : 06/11/2024

  • Closing Date : 07/01/2024

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Human Services Dept / MAPE DHS Central Office

  • Division/Unit : DHS-Central Office / ADSA DS Integration

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Day shift, 8:00am-4:30pm

  • Days of Work : Monday - Friday

  • Travel Required : Yes, up to 5%

  • Salary Range: $30.55 - $45.02 / hourly; $63,788 - $94,001 / annually

  • Classified Status : Classified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE

  • FLSA Status : Nonexempt

  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes

a) This position has a flexible work arrangement that may allow for Telework or a mixture of working in our office and Telework

The Department of Human Services is unable to provide sponsorship for work visas. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States at the start of employment.

The work you'll do is more than just a job.

At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities.

The Community Inclusion Grants Coordinator will coordinate grant programs focused on improving competitive, integrated employment outcomes and strengthening family connections and supports for people with disabilities. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide project management to assess gaps in services and outcomes

  • Lead work plan development and support implementation between logistics and policy subject matter experts both within the division and external partners

  • Manage the lifecycle of the grants from developing solicitations, negotiating contracts, and managing grantee performance for both compliance and outcomes

  • Support innovation and continuous improvement within the project, disseminate findings and successful outcome-based models

Minimum Qualifications

3 years professional experience with grants and/or contract management, program development and planning. Experience must include:

· Knowledge of methods and processes for developing RFPs and contracts and for contract management

· Experience with tracking contract progress and fiscal/budget documentation

· Experience establishing project goals, design and implement work plans

Bachelor’s Degree in related field may substitute for 1 year of experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in partner engagement

  • Project planning, management, and operations sufficient to organize projects with others, establish goals and timetables, organize project workflows, clarify mutual expectations, and evaluate results

  • Organize and evaluate multiple work activities so that assignments are effectively carried out

  • Variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and/or cultures

Additional Requirements

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.


Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us . Please indicate what assistance is needed.