Under the direction of the Library’s Strategic Planning Manager, provides grant writing and management services in support of Fairfax County Public Library systemwide operations. Identifies and develops strategies to optimize the grants administration process, performs relevant research to identify available grant opportunities, drafts documentation and proposals, coordinates with appropriate staff on applications and related documentation, monitors and tracks deliverables and project goals, and evaluates results of completed grant projects. Trains branch staff on the grant application and administration process. Performs other duties as may be assigned to further the goals and objectives of Fairfax County Public Library.Note:
The assigned functional areas of this position are Grant Management, Research and Analysis, and Project Management.
This job announcement may be used to fill future full-time Library Grant Manager (Management Analyst II) vacancies.Salary:
The selected applicant's starting annual salary will be in the minimum to midpoint range ($62,693.28 - $83,591.66) of the advertised compensation range. Promotional rules apply for current Fairfax County Government and Fairfax County Public Schools employees. Schedule:
Scheduling flexibility is imperative. Occasional overtime may be required. The schedule may vary depending on the needs of the library.
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" Illustrative Duties
(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position description.)
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities
- Performs a wide-range of professional work in multiple administration functions within an organizational unit including analysis and project management;
- May supervise administrative and paraprofessional staff;
- Performs a variety of technical and professional work related to monitoring and reporting on departmental business processes, activities, and outcomes;
- Conducts analysis and reporting of quantitative and qualitative data in order to track and monitor various business process indicators;
- Serves as the point-person and liaison within the department and with central county departments regarding a designated program and functional areas of responsibility;
- Prepares reports and presentations of analysis and findings.
(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
Employment StandardsEMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
- Knowledge of the mission, goals and objectives of the organizational unit, program or activities to which incumbent is assigned;
- Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques governing management, organization, operations and programmatic services;
- Ability to identify and describe a range of possible solutions for solving business problems;
- Ability to apply research methods to design studies and assessments, and statistical analysis techniques to identify patterns and trends in data;
- Ability to use word processing and presentation software to prepare documents, and to use spreadsheet and statistical analysis software packages to store, manipulate, analyze and present data;
- Ability to train, lead, and/or supervise paraprofessional staff.
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
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Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in the field related to the assigned functional area; plus two years of professional work experience within the functional area.CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
None.NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
- The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.
- Occasional overtime may be required.
- Grant management experience to include writing grant proposals, researching grant opportunities, logistic management of grant activities, policy preparation and process management.
- Project management experience to include data tracking and analysis, preparing and delivering written progress reports within established timeline.
- Experience facilitating meetings and conducting staff training to include preparing training materials.
- Experience working in a local or federal government agency.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications, particularly MS Word and Excel.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Strong computer and analytical skills.
Ability to travel to various locations throughout Fairfax County to attend meetings and trainings. Ability to lift up to 10 pounds. Ability to input, access, and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to perform repetitive hand, arm, wrist and shoulder movements. Physical requirements are applicable to all duties. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.SELECTION PROCEDURE:
The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others
) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. DHREmployment@fairfaxcounty.gov