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    This position is located in the Acquisition and Grants Office (AGO), Grants Management Division with many vacancies located in Silver Spring, MD.

    This position is also announced under vacancy number SO-AGO-2019-0007, which is open to all US Citizens or Nationals. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

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    As a Grants Management Specialist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Participate in negotiations concerning complex grant awards; provide financial assistance and guidance on grants and cooperative agreements; review grant applications for compliance with appropriate regulations; and prepare grant and cooperative agreement awards and amendments for the Grant Officer's signature in compliance with appropriate regulations including Federal Register Notices, Title 2 CFR 200 (OMB Circulars) or comparable state, local or private sector guidelines and regulations.
    • Determine appropriate funding instruments, including contracts, grants or cooperative agreements, under which the award will be made, in accordance with Departmental guidelines and regulations.
    • Perform reviews of grants and cooperative agreement applications via electronic grants management system.
    • Perform cost analysis on complex grant application budgets; and reviews financial statements such as audit reports for completeness and compliance with terms and conditions, and grant award regulations.
    • Provide authoritative input to Team Leaders, Grants Officers, and Branch Chiefs; mentoring and instruction to junior grants specialist; and support and authoritative guidance to assist grantee institutions regarding grant-related questions and problems, clarification of policies and procedures, or requests for additional information.

    These duties are described at the FPL GS-12, the GS-9/11 are developmental leading to such performance.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% domestic travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    12 - If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

  • Job family (Series)

    1109 Grants Management

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/524068800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.