Harris County Sheriff's Office
Description Under general supervision of the Grant Manager, the is responsible for all phases of the grant life cycle \u2013 pre-award, award, and post-award \u2013 to support existing and planned agency projects and programs. Responsibilities include project development, identifying funding, proposal and budget development, Subject Matter Expert revisions, and submission approval process; award management and monitoring; award closeout. Requirements ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES \u00b7 Researches and identifies sources of external funds for new grant opportunities and grant renewal opportunities that are consistent with agency priorities; \u00b7 Interprets requests for proposal guidelines to ensure agency eligibility, and for the preparation of grant applications; \u00b7 Participates in cross-functional work groups composed of internal and external stakeholders to develop program objectives, work plans, and budgets; \u00b7 Prepares and manages timeline to meet required pre-award deadlines; \u00b7 Prepares and submits grant proposals utilizing established processes and procedures; \u00b7 Serves as project lead for selected and awarded grants, overseeing project start-up and implementation, approving and monitoring budget expenditures and adjustments, producing internal and external project activities reporting; timely award close out. \u00b7 Collaborates with agency personnel, federal and\/or state grant program staff, partner agencies, and with contracted project evaluators to ensure achievement of grant program goals and objectives; \u00b7 Tracks post-award grant deadlines and deliverables to ensure continued funding; \u00b7 Reviews all grant-funded purchase orders prior to submission to ensure expenditures are allowable under grant award; \u00b7 Regularly monitors and documents grant expenditures and grant-funded activities to ensure compliance with federal or state regulations and specific terms and conditions for multiple grant awards; \u00b7 Serves as a liaison between the agency and grant funder program staff by attending meetings, responding to information requests, and resolving issues between parties involved; \u00b7 Provides guidance to staff regarding grant administration, compliance, policies and procedures; resolves related issues and concerns; \u00b7 Provides grant-related services and assistance to internal staff members and external agencies; \u00b7 Maintains an effort log for each application from pre-award to close-out; \u00b7 Other duties as assigned. Job Requirements (Education\/Training\/Licenses; Experience; Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities): \u00b7 Bachelor\u2019s degree from an accredited college or university in Public\/Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Economics or closely related field; and \u00b7 Minimum of three (3) years of verifiable grant life cycle experience \u00b7 Member of Grant Professionals Association (GPA) and\/or National Grant Management Association (NGMA) preferred KSAs \u00b7 Working knowledge of grant funding policies and procedures, local, state and federal grant regulations including 2 CFR Part 200 \u00b7 Knowledge of and skill in using multiple grant research resources to identify grant opportunities \u00b7 Working knowledge of proposal and grant writing procedures and requirements \u00b7 Project management skills and the ability to resolve complex problems and issues \u00b7 Intermediate skill level in MS Word, Excel and Outlook, Adobe Pro \u00b7 Ability to plan, prioritize, and coordinate multiple grant projects ensuring deadlines are met \u00b7 Ability to adapt to changes in work tasks and to manage competing demands; change approach or method to best fit the situation; and handle frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events \u00b7 Ability to take initiative and utilize innovative techniques and ingenuity in preparing grant applications \u00b7 Ability to gather, analyze, and evaluate a variety of data in order to prepare cogent and competitive grant proposals \u00b7 Ability to develop a working grant budget and provide oversight to ensure accurate financial reporting and procedural compliance \u00b7 Ability to apply advanced verbal and written communication \u00b7 Ability to work under pressure to meet internal deadlines for grant compliance and new funding opportunities \u00b7 Ability to participate as a team player, interacting with members of various agency bureaus and other county offices \u00b7 Ability to read, interpret, and follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks \u00b7 Ability to respond to supervision, guidance, and direction of superiors in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies \u00b7 Ability to perform all functions of the job classification Preferred Qualifications (The following qualifications are NOT mandatory but will be given additional consideration) : \u00b7 Master\u2019s degree in Public\/Business Administration, Finance, Accounting \u00b7 Demonstrated success in funded law enforcement grants \u00b7 Knowledge of HCSO and its relationship with other Harris County departments \u00b7 IFAS competency \u00b7 Current or previous county government experience \u00b7 Grants Professional Certification (GPC) and\/or Certified Grants Management Specialist (CGMS)
Harris County Sheriff's Office
Website : http://www.harriscountyso.org
The Harris County Sheriff's Office is the largest sheriff's office in Texas and the third largest in the United States. Our more than 4,000 employees are committed to the safety of the nearly 4 million residents who call Harris County home.