Grant Coordinator III
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) seeks highly qualified candidates to fill the Grants Coordinator III position within the Access and Eligibility Services (AES), 2-1-1 Texas Information and Referral Network (2-1-1 TIRN). AES is driven by its mission to connect Texans to people, services and supports by helping individuals and families in need of food, medical care, cash assistance and other social services. 2-1-1 TIRN connects Texans to services by providing information and referral to community and governmental resources online at 211texas.org and by phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The ideal candidate will thrive in an environment that emphasizes: a passion for service, innovation through new ideas, customer-first thinking, consistent and reliable service provision, embracing our differences as a source of strength, accomplishing more through partnership, and learning for continuous improvement.
The Grant Coordinator position works under the general supervision of the 2-1-1 TIRN Program Manager and serves as the team leader for contact center service delivery. This position fulfills key agency functions involving the management of grant programs that bring people, data, and resources together to improve the health and well-being of Texans.
The position performs extensive and highly skilled grant and project development and coordination, including the preparation of application and reporting materials. The position is also responsible for all aspects of contact center service delivery and project implementation, including working with partners, to explore best practices and dissemination of information to grant sub recipients. Work involves: (1) administering, preparing, maintaining, and reporting requirements, major program initiatives, and special projects, including accountability and oversight; (2) coordinating and submitting applications packets, developing work plans, special reports and project milestones; and (3) serving as a liaison between stakeholders, funding sources and the state.
The position will perform in-depth analysis and evaluation for each program and provide complex technical assistance regarding overall program design and project implementation, which will include contact center service delivery, monitoring, program design, and special project initiatives. The position requires professional and effective communication and interaction with HHSC management, legal, information technology, program, and budget staff, subcontractors, sub-awardees, service providers, advocacy groups, clients, and other stakeholders. The position may require ongoing, detailed interactions with federal officials, as well as an in-depth knowledge for submitting required materials through the federal electronic information management system.
The position also requires professional and highly advanced presentation and organizational skills. The position supports the fiscal management of grant and contract budgets and financial reporting activities. The position works under limited supervision, with extensive latitude for initiative and judgment. Essential Job Functions:
Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.
May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others, particularly the work of the service delivery subject matter expert and training specialist. Performs related work as assigned. Knowledge Skills Abilities:
None Initial Selection Criteria:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. Master's degree preferred.
Additional related work experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis with a maximum substitution of four (4) years. Demonstrated experience in project coordination, which includes experience planning and implementing projects. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Additional Information:
Req # 431226 Applicants may not have a history of substantiated fraudulent activity against HHSC or any programs it administers. Applicants who have a non-fraud overpayment with an outstanding balance must agree to repay the overpayment balance as a condition of employment.
HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work. I-9 Form
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is committed to hiring veterans and creating a work environment that values and retains the skills that service members bring to the job. A veteran is an individual who has served in:
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If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview. MOS Code:
No direct military equivalent.
HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.
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