Grants Management Specialist (Senior Grants Management Specialist)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Mar 05, 2021
Closes
Mar 07, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management (ASM), Office of CARES Operations (OCO), Data. The OCO was established in response to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which provides financial assistance to individuals and businesses.

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Responsibilities

As a Grants Management Specialist (Senior Grants Management Specialist), you will:
- Define and ensure all financial assistance data requirements are met to deliver reporting required by the CARES Act and to meet financial assistance regulatory requirements, including the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards, where applicable, Office of Management and Budget regarding the Federal Credit Reform Act, and the OMB Circular A-123.
- Manage large programs for conducting financial reviews of financial assistance operations, coordinating with Treasury management, providing limited assigning, and mentoring of junior office staff as a team lead, conducting reviews, analyzing findings, and/or implementing new systems.
- Oversee grants management activity and coordination with multiple offices, contractors, and outside stakeholders. The position provides training, technical assistance, oversight, advice, expertise, and consultation to program officials, awardees, review panels, applicants, recipients, and subrecipients as needed.
- Plan and manage grant and/or financial assistance programs and processes that encompass difficult and diverse functions or issues that affect critical aspects of major agency programs.
- Work with leadership and subordinates, providing careful stewardship of government funds to prevent waste, fraud, and abuse in programs.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.
  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals


The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Specialized experience for the GS-15: For the GS-15, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
- Directing data and reporting strategies for a financial assistance or grant program that issues direct payments, awards, loans, and securities nationwide. AND
- Creating and maintaining systems for identifying, collecting, analyzing and reporting financial assistance award data to ensure compliance, oversight, risk, performance and coordination. AND
- Preparing and delivering presentations concerning laws, regulations and/or policies to financial institutions, oversight bodies, governmental entities and trade associations.

Education

Additional information

- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- Relocation expenses will not be paid.
- This is a bargaining unit position.
- We offer opportunities for telework.
- We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- A one year probationary period may be required.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
- File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.
- Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Planning and Evaluating, Leadership, Policy and Planning . Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, A, B, or C depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application. Your application may be reviewed by a Subject Matter Expert.

Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) ) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible). Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.

All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view resume tips .

VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans' preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation . In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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