Job Overview

Summary

The National Endowment for the Arts, an independent Federal agency and the official arts organization for the United States government, supports the advancement of artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation. We are motivated by the vision of a Nation in which the arts enrich the lives of all Americans and enhance the livability of communities. If you share our vision, please consider joining us.

This position is located with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in the Office of the Deputy Chairman for Programs and Partnerships, Literature and Arts Education Division, Washington, DC.

This position is being advertised concurrently with NEA-KMc-14-1188747 (MP), using Merit Promotion procedures.

If you are a status applicant (current permanent Federal employee or former permanent Federal employee with competitive reinstatement eligibility), and you are selected under this vacancy, you may be subject to serving a new one-year probationary period.

Salary Information:  GS-11: $63,091- $82,019 per annum.

First time hires to the Federal government salaries are normally set at the beginning of the salary range listed.

This is a great opportunity to join a mission-driven organization with a generous benefits package; paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, health and life insurance, and excellent retirement package.

Visit our website at http://www.arts.gov/  for more information about the NEA.

 

Duties

As the Grants Management Specialist (Literature),  you will be responsible for the following tasks:

·        Review, organize, and process organizational grant applications from the Literature field, and follow these applications through the complete review process from receipt to final report.

·        Use expertise in the Literature field to serve as liaison between the Agency and field concerning applications, grants, guidelines, and related policies and issues affecting that field.

·        In consultation with the Grants & Contracts Office, monitor grantee performance through review of progress, interim and final reports, amendment requests, conversations with grantee, etc., to assure that the grantee is functioning in accordance with the terms and conditions of the grant.

·        Counsel applicants and prospective applicants about proposed projects in context of published guidelines and with knowledge of field activities and trends as well as agency funding history of specific projects. 

·        Manage items related to special projects that arise. Duties might include managing meetings and convenings, webinar development and management, and other work items as they occur as well as processing cooperative agreements, interagency agreements, contracts, and other government documents.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No