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State Program Administrator Principal - Small Cities Grant Specialist

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State Program Administrator Principal - Small Cities Grant Specialist   

JOB TITLE:

State Program Administrator Principal - Small Cities Grant Specialist

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Saint Paul Minnesota United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is the State of Minnesota's principal economic development agency.
DEEDs mission is simple: to empower the growth of the Minnesota economy, for everyone.

We are driven to find talented and innovative public servants, motivated by the opportunity to serve businesses, people, and the greater good.
At DEED you will join a diverse team, inspired by challenging work and united by shared values that guide our work every day.
At DEED we live our values by; focusing on the customer, communicating early and often, seeking solutions, creating inclusion, encouraging new ideas, and being gracious.

DEED is a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon agency and committed to proactively supporting servicemembers, veterans, and military families.
DEED offers great employment opportunities with a meaningful mission to truly make a difference in the lives of those under our care and for those in communities throughout Minnesota.


Job Details


Working Title: Small Cities Grant Specialist
Job Class: State Program Administrator Principal
Agency: Department of Employment and Economic Development

  • Who May Apply: This vacancy is open for bids and for all qualified job seekers simultaneously.
    Bidders will be considered through 02/08/2024.
  • Date Posted: 02/02/2024
  • Closing Date: 02/15/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Employ & Econ Development Dept / Employ & Economic Dev-MAPE
  • Division/Unit: Business & Community Dev / BCD CDBG
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: Yes, up to 25% of the time
  • 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: Exempt - Professional
  • Telework Eligible: May be eligible to telework up to four (4) days per week
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work youll do is more than just a job.
Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

Job Summary


The Small Cities Grant Specialist provides outreach and assistance in conjunction with the Small Cities Development Programs application process, so applicants are informed of the requirements and procedures for participation in these programs.
This position provides ongoing support to the Small Cities Unit Manager of the Business and Community Development (BCD) programs and assistance to communities in identifying financing needs and ensuring that all appropriate private, local, state, and federal resources are identified.

The incumbent is responsible to review financing requests and rank project viability using state and federal requirements.
This position will monitor program caseload to ensure that the financial interests of the State are protected and that the conditions and requirements of the programs are met.

DEED is committed to providing assistance to cities, and counties in the Greater Minnesota area to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities, principally for low- and moderate-income persons.
This position will contribute to efforts to build a positive internal culture that makes DEED an extraordinary place to work!

If you want to make an impact and help people create possibilities, come and be a part of our amazing team!

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

To receive credit for your education and experience, your resume should clearly describe how you meet each minimum and/or preferred qualification listed, including dates of employment.

Three (3) years* of professional grant management experience involving evaluating, administering, accounting for, training and/or monitoring of grant/grants proposals, grant agreements, or grant recipients for a grant making organization.

  • Bachelors degree in Planning, Community and Economic Development, Political Science, Public Administration or other closely related field as determined by the agency can substitute one (1) year of experience; masters degree substitutes for eighteen (18) months of experience; PhD substitutes for twenty-four (24) months of experience.

Applicants that meet the above minimum qualification will be further evaluated on the following:

Contracts or project management experience: professional experience involving evaluating, administering, accounting for, training and/or monitoring of grants/grant proposals.

Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures with the ability to interpret and communicate those to grant recipients.

Communication skills to communicate with both public and private clientele.

Experience making presentations before public and private groups and communicate complicated issues to clients.

Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles sufficient to analyze municipal financial statements, audits, forecasts, budgets, and demographics.

Incumbent must maintain valid driver's license, & insurance, OR have other reliable transportation.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of the Community Development Block Grant Program funded by the U.
S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Knowledge and experience in prevailing wages for federally funded contracts Labor Standards and Davis Bacon Act.

Knowledge and experience in the Environmental Review process.

Our employees are dedicated to ensuring cultural responsiveness.
Preferred candidates will have a variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures.

Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of the following:

Resumes of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above.
If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you.
Employee reference checks will be conducted on all finalists.
This may include a review of documentation related to job performance and education.
It includes contact with the applicant's current and/or former employers.

A Criminal Background Check will be conducted on all finalists for this position.
A criminal conviction will not automatically remove you from consideration for employment.

When the position requires travel and the applicant drives a state owned or leased vehicle, a driver's license record check will be conducted.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.
g.
, H1B status).

Application Details

How to Apply

Select Apply for Job at the top of this page.
If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.
mn.
us.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.
mn.
gov/careers.

If you have questions about the position, contact Amina Hindi at amina.
hindi@state.
mn.
us.

To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Talent Acquisition at talent.
acquisition.
deed@state.
mn.
us.

The Department of Employment and Economic Development is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer, and encourages all qualified candidates to apply for job opportunities.
If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application and search tools, please contact Karen Lilledahl at Karen.
Lilledahl@state.
mn.
us.
Please indicate what assistance is needed.

Why Work for Us

Diverse Workforce

We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve.
The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:

  • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agencys mission
  • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
  • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
  • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule

Comprehensive Benefits

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony.
As an employee, your benefits may include:

  • Public pension plan
  • Training and professional development
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays each year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Wellness programs and resources
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Health care spending and savings accounts
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Tax-deferred compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers.
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 and indicate what assistance is needed.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

45.02 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707363000-8b7fac09fd75d158b1c4c57fc1553318

LOCATION:

Minnesota United States

CITY:

Saint Paul

Job Origin:

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The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is the State of Minnesota's principal economic development agency. DEEDs mission is simple: to empower the growth of the Minnesota economy, for everyone.

We are driven to find talented and innovative public servants, motivated by the opportunity to serve businesses, people, and the greater good. At DEED you will join a diverse team, inspired by challenging work and united by shared values that guide our work every day. At DEED we live our values by; focusing on the customer, communicating early and often, seeking solutions, creating inclusion, encouraging new ideas, and being gracious.

DEED is a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon agency and committed to proactively supporting servicemembers, veterans, and military families. DEED offers great employment opportunities with a meaningful mission to truly make a difference in the lives of those under our care and for those in communities throughout Minnesota.


Job Details


Working Title: Small Cities Grant Specialist
Job Class: State Program Administrator Principal
Agency: Department of Employment and Economic Development

  • Who May Apply: This vacancy is open for bids and for all qualified job seekers simultaneously. Bidders will be considered through 02/08/2024.
  • Date Posted: 02/02/2024
  • Closing Date: 02/15/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Employ & Econ Development Dept / Employ & Economic Dev-MAPE
  • Division/Unit: Business & Community Dev / BCD CDBG
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: Yes, up to 25% of the time
  • 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: Exempt - Professional
  • Telework Eligible: May be eligible to telework up to four (4) days per week
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work youll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

Job Summary


The Small Cities Grant Specialist provides outreach and assistance in conjunction with the Small Cities Development Programs application process, so applicants are informed of the requirements and procedures for participation in these programs. This position provides ongoing support to the Small Cities Unit Manager of the Business and Community Development (BCD) programs and assistance to communities in identifying financing needs and ensuring that all appropriate private, local, state, and federal resources are identified.

The incumbent is responsible to review financing requests and rank project viability using state and federal requirements. This position will monitor program caseload to ensure that the financial interests of the State are protected and that the conditions and requirements of the programs are met.

DEED is committed to providing assistance to cities, and counties in the Greater Minnesota area to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities, principally for low- and moderate-income persons. This position will contribute to efforts to build a positive internal culture that makes DEED an extraordinary place to work!

If you want to make an impact and help people create possibilities, come and be a part of our amazing team!

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

To receive credit for your education and experience, your resume should clearly describe how you meet each minimum and/or preferred qualification listed, including dates of employment.

Three (3) years* of professional grant management experience involving evaluating, administering, accounting for, training and/or monitoring of grant/grants proposals, grant agreements, or grant recipients for a grant making organization.

  • Bachelors degree in Planning, Community and Economic Development, Political Science, Public Administration or other closely related field as determined by the agency can substitute one (1) year of experience; masters degree substitutes for eighteen (18) months of experience; PhD substitutes for twenty-four (24) months of experience.

Applicants that meet the above minimum qualification will be further evaluated on the following:

Contracts or project management experience: professional experience involving evaluating, administering, accounting for, training and/or monitoring of grants/grant proposals.

Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures with the ability to interpret and communicate those to grant recipients.

Communication skills to communicate with both public and private clientele.

Experience making presentations before public and private groups and communicate complicated issues to clients.

Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles sufficient to analyze municipal financial statements, audits, forecasts, budgets, and demographics.

Incumbent must maintain valid driver's license, & insurance, OR have other reliable transportation.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of the Community Development Block Grant Program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Knowledge and experience in prevailing wages for federally funded contracts Labor Standards and Davis Bacon Act.

Knowledge and experience in the Environmental Review process.

Our employees are dedicated to ensuring cultural responsiveness. Preferred candidates will have a variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures.

Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of the following:

Resumes of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you. Employee reference checks will be conducted on all finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance and education. It includes contact with the applicant's current and/or former employers.

A Criminal Background Check will be conducted on all finalists for this position. A criminal conviction will not automatically remove you from consideration for employment.

When the position requires travel and the applicant drives a state owned or leased vehicle, a driver's license record check will be conducted.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Application Details

How to Apply

Select Apply for Job at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

If you have questions about the position, contact Amina Hindi at amina.hindi@state.mn.us.

To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Talent Acquisition at talent.acquisition.deed@state.mn.us.

The Department of Employment and Economic Development is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer, and encourages all qualified candidates to apply for job opportunities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application and search tools, please contact Karen Lilledahl at Karen.Lilledahl@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance is needed.

Why Work for Us

Diverse Workforce

We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:

  • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agencys mission
  • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
  • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
  • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule

Comprehensive Benefits

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:

  • Public pension plan
  • Training and professional development
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays each year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Wellness programs and resources
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Health care spending and savings accounts
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Tax-deferred compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. 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 and indicate what assistance is needed.

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