at City of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, United States
SUPERVISOR OF GRANTS ADMINISTRATIONJob Number:2926-CDPH-2023
Supervisor of Grants Administration
Office of Administration & Grants Management
Bureau of Health Protection and Response
Number of Positions: 1
WORKING WITH THE CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
The mission of the Chicago Department of Public Health is to work with communities and partners to create an equitable, safe, resilient and Healthy Chicago.
As an essential member of the Chicago Department of Public Health Bureau of Health Protection & Response, the Supervisor of Grants Administration oversees and directs staff engaged in researching and planning the Bureau's grant-funded operations. Position will oversee the administration of over $450 million in supplemental COVID-19 grant funding. Under the direction of the Projects Administrator, the position will support the full grants management cycle for the administration of grant funds from application to close-out. Position will oversee the monitoring of grant performance and expenditures, review and approve grant reports, and support audit preparation. The position leads efforts and participates in the process to secure continued funding.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Grant Planning & Analysis. Lead the development of grant proposals through the complete process - including research, identification, submissions, and awards. Assigns and monitors the work of staff engaged in various grant administration activities. Reviews submitted proposals for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with regulatory guidelines. Analyzes and interprets guidelines and new funding requirements for delegate agencies, departmental staff, or City departments. Monitor grant deliverables and fiscal obligations and reporting of those items. Spearhead the development of grant proposals and sees those efforts through to the end.
Financial Oversight. Develops annual budgets for corporate and non-corporate funded programs. Negotiates budget revisions and contract amendments with participating delegate agencies. Oversees grant deliverables, fiscal obligations, and reporting of those items. Responds to auditor inquiries and provide necessary documentation as required.
Department Liaison. Acts as a liaison to City, federal, and state offices. Provides technical assistance to delegate agencies in grant application procedures.
Location: Hastings Center, 1340 S Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60608
Days: Monday - Friday Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm
THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a directly related field
Four years of work experience in grants administration, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ATTRIBUTES, AND ABILITIES
Considerable federal grants management knowledge, including fiscal and programmatic oversight experience with federal direct funding. Prior experience with CDC or other USDHHS grants preferred.
Must be able to manage federal and state grant programs pertaining to requirements, contractual arrangements and procedures (e.g., writing and submission of grant proposals, monitoring/oversight of grant expenditures, preparing of required status reports to grantors, data collection and analysis associated with status report development).
RFP writing experience preferred
Complex budget formulation and management experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Complex problem solving skills
Ability to effectively lead, manage, and supervise people and processes
Active listening skills
Adept at using computers and new software
Up-to-date knowledge of applicable local laws, statutes, regulations, and guidelines preferred, including 2CFR 200 guidelines surrounding public grant agreements
You have a strong focus on CDPH's core values, which are:
Anti-Racism - a commitment to dismantling systemic racism to create an organizational culture that actively supports anti-racist efforts and is committed to recognizing, addressing, and eradicating all forms of racism within the department and the community.
Informed Decision Making - collect, share, and operationalize data to support public health decisions and actions to improve health and achieve our mission. CDPH leverages appropriate data infrastructure and technology to drive decisions and assess performance.
Teamwork - cultivate belonging and respect for colleagues and community partners. Act responsibly and work cooperatively to ensure effective communication. Encourage each other to grow and achieve our common goals.
Excellence - value creativity, innovation, and exploration; continuously seek to... For full info follow application link.
The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer