Grant Administrator

Governor's Office of Storm Recovery - Farmingdale, NY3.5


Organization Summary

Established in June 2013 following the occurrence of Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee, and Superstorm Sandy, the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) centralizes recovery and rebuilding efforts in impacted areas of New York State. GOSR aims to address communities’ most urgent needs, while encouraging the identification of innovative and enduring solutions to strengthen the State’s infrastructure and critical systems. Operating under the umbrella of New York Rising, GOSR utilizes approximately $4.4 billion in flexible funding made available by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program to concentrate aid to four main areas—Housing Recovery, Small Business, Community Reconstruction and Infrastructure. Visit us at

Position Summary

The Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) is responsible for implementing New York’s post-disaster recovery through the utilization of grant funding from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Under the general direction of the Managing Director of the Community Reconstruction Program, and the day to day supervision of the Regional Director of the Community Reconstruction Program, the Grant Administrator provides services related to administration of federal grant funding to disaster-impacted communities in New York State. The primary focus of the Grant Administrator will be to provide oversight and technical assistance to GOSR’s community partners related to their financial and regulatory obligations for projects to be funded by the Community Reconstruction Program.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Working productively in a fast-paced team environment.

* Facilitating the submission of timely payment requests from local partners and contractors to GOSR’s payment system.

* Reviewing and recommending for approval payment requests.

* Maintaining project and grant agreement budgets and spreadsheets.

* Ensuring that program and local partner documentation is complete and organized in a comprehensible fashion for audit purposes.

* Coordinating and attending meetings, and/or technical assistance, between local partners and Grant Manager/GOSR Staff and creating meeting agendas and meeting minutes.

* Collecting and reviewing required programmatic documentation for accuracy and compliance.

* Reading, researching, collecting and analyzing information.

* Completing project activities and assignments under the supervision of management.

* Performing any/all routine administrative office functions and support services for management and staff as required.


* Minimum of two (2) years of work experience in creation, reporting, and/or management of data or closely related tasks (not including data entry). Must have technical writing, presentation development, and research skills.

* One (1) to four (4) years of combined experience in a defined field of expertise (e.g., Grant Management, Program Management, CDBG Programs, HMGP Programs, or other Disaster Recovery expertise) preferred.

* Financial or accounting background preferred.

* Must be highly proficient in MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

* Exceptional communication, organizational skills and attention to detail.

* Excellent report writing, analytical, editing, and proofreading skills.

Ability to handle multiple and sometimes changing, tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $60,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year


  • CDBG Programs: 1-2 years (Preferred)
  • Grant Management: 1-2 years (Preferred)
  • MS Office: 3 years (Preferred) Strong Excel Skills
  • Program Management: 1-2 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Long Island, NY (Required)

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $60,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year


  • Financial Record Keeping: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Invoice Review/Compliance: 1 year (Preferred)
  • CDBG Programs: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Grant Management: 2 years (Preferred)
  • MS Office: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Program Management: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Required)