Section 80- Contract Services
***Only permanent employees of DOTD will be considered for this promotional vacancy.***
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- Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*
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A baccalaureate degree plus three years of professional level experience in contract/grant management, procurement, financial management, or accounting. Two years of the required experience must have been in contract/grant management.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Graduate training in business or public administration, economics, statistics, or planning will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required general experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.
A master's degree in these areas will substitute for one year of the required general experience.
Graduate training will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required general experience.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
To supervise and monitor personnel involved in federal and state contract and/or grant management services.
Level of Work:
Broad direction from the Contracts/Grants Reviewer Manager or other equivalent classified or unclassified administrator.
Direct line supervision over Contracts/Grants Reviewers.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.
Differs from Contracts/Grants Reviewer 3 and 4 by the presence of direct line supervisory tasks.
Differs from the Contracts/Grants Reviewer Manager by absence of management responsibilities.
Examples of Work
Plans, organizes, directs and controls the work activities of a staff of contract reviewers engaged in developing, monitoring and administering federal and state contracts and/or grants.
Supervises the development, award and management of a number of complex statewide grants and contracts ensuring compliance with laws, policies and procedures.
Prepares budgets, reports and other records required by federal and state laws in accordance with terms of agreement.
Oversees the preparation and development of contracts and/or grants agreements, applications, budgets, amendments and sub- grant agreements in accordance with federal and state regulations and restrictions and within departmental policies and procedures.
Trains, assigns work, approves leave and applies disciplinary procedures and evaluates performance of subordinates.
Assists program personnel, Contracts/Grants Reviewer Manager and administrative personnel in preparation of grants and/or contracts, amendments, revisions and close outs within the department's grants and contract policies and procedures.
Formulates and implements policies and procedures within the confines of the requirements of federal and state laws.
Interprets federal and state laws, rules and regulations as regards contracts and/or grants.
Performs close-out and de-obligates unexpended funds on officially closed contracts/grants.
Assists the Manager in the preparation of RFPs (Requests for Proposals).
Reviews subordinate personnel's reports for adherence to federal, state and departmental rules, regulations and guidelines.
Researches grant awards and state appropriation budgets to make sure that funds are available.
May participate in negotiation of contract agreements.
May perform similar tasks in lease activities.