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State of Minnesota Grants Specialist Inter in St. Paul, Minnesota

Job Summary Job Summary The primary purpose of this position is to provide assistance with Grant and PT contracting, Monitoring and guidance requirement compliance to the Weatherization and Low Income Assistance Programs, staff, and Service Providers through administrative and procurment assistance following MN WAP State and Federal procurement guidelines. A secondary purpose is to assist with specific DOE grant administration and with program development as directed by the Weatherization supervisor and SEO manager. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Bachelors Degree in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, political science, or public administration AND 1 year professional experience in grant, contracting, or finance administration. OR 2 years professional experience in grant, contracting, or finance administration. OR Equivalent combination of education and experience (Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the Budget Officer classifications or Financial Management specialty codes in the Budgeting field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience). Applicants who meet the above education and/or experience requirements will be further evaluated on the following: * Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word and Excel and other software as applicable * Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and with others in assuming and coordinating tasks and responsibilities * Effective organizational and time management skills * Excellent communication skills both verbal and written Preferred Qualifications Experience in monitoring compliance to state or federal regulations. Effective written and verbal communication skills sufficient to establish working relationship with federal, state, and local government agencies. Experience in working in the non-profit or government sectors. Additional Requirements This position requires successful completion of the following: Job offer is contingent upon passing reference checks to verify job-related credentials and a criminal background check prior to appointment. Application Details Why Work For Us GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. How to Apply Click "Apply" at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers. Contact If you have questions about the position, contact Jody Northouse at jody.northouse@state.mn.us or 651-539-1504. * * * AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. We will make reasonable accommodations 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 you need. Job Title: Grants Specialist Inter Location: St. Paul Job ID: 47364 Regular/Temporary: Unlimited Full/Part Time: Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers Date Posted: 07/22/2021 Closing Date: 08/05/2021 Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Department of Commerce Hiring Agency: Department of Commerce Division/Unit: Energy Resources/Energy Market Transformation Work Shift: Day Shift Work Hours: Day Shift Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift Days of Work: Monday - Friday Travel Required: No Salary Range: $21.30- $30.93/hourly; $44,474 -$64,582/annually Classified Status: Classified