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    This position is located in the Office of Grant Administration, Department of the Chief of Program Operations, in Washington, DC.

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    The Grants Management Specialist (Award) is responsible for performing a variety of technical grant related and financial analysis of new, renewal funding, and supplemental grant proposals approved for funding to ensure they include all required forms, assurances, and agreements. Will perform the following duties:

    • Conducts initial due diligence review of AmeriCorps applications, including review of items such as issues noted in the System of Award Management, unresolved debts to AmeriCorps, and other overall organizational and application eligibility criteria.
    • Performs final financial sufficiency review for grant applications and amendments to ensure compliance with federal requirements and AmeriCorps policies, and issues Notice of Grant Award for grant awards across all streams of service.
    • Delivers financial management training, and supports the development of training curricula, for staff and grantees/sponsors on pre- and post-award activities such as federal financial accounting standards and interpretation and implementation of agency policies, guidelines and systems.
    • Provides technical advice and guidance to AmeriCorps Portfolio Managers to solve unusual problems or issues related to financial grant administration. Serves as a subject matter expert on grant management financial policies.
    • Analyzes, assesses, and makes appropriate recommendations on issues, and initiatives of a complex and technical nature. Interprets, explains, and informs others regarding AmeriCorps policies and procedures.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1109 Grants Management

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