|E-GMS Team Member (Principal Consultant #1264, 1554)|
|Springfield or Chicago|
|$52,618 - $67,204|
|$52,618 - $91,998|
|Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|January 20, 2021|
|Open Until Filled|
Reporting to the Director, assists in the design, development and testing of grants within the Electronic Grants Management System (E-GMS).
- Responsible for updating and testing existing grants within the E-GMS by reviewing and revising system details incorporating legislative, rule and regulatory changes as necessary.
- Incorporates new components and enhancements related to design functions.
- In collaboration with internal staff, analyzes grant processes and identifies system needs based on a working knowledge of rules, regulations and legislation pertaining to state and federal grants.
- Utilizing the E-GMS, designs and creates items used in grant applications, specifying the data properties and validations for those items.
- Creates approval workflows.
- Enters and maintains all programs and eligible participants.
- Performs testing of grants prior to publication.
- Incorporates appropriate data management principles.
- Documents the design process and as necessary, recommends and implements grant standardization.
- In collaboration with internal staff, analyzes federal and state regulations, laws and legal opinions regarding the proper fiscal administration of federal and state funding grant programs.
- Reviews and confirms recipient allocations.
- Works with department and agency staff as appropriate to determine correct appropriation and fund sources are in place and are sufficient for total allocations.
- Collaborates and participates with agency staff regarding training and technical assistance in the use of grants developed in the E-GMS.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Master's Degree in Education, Business Administration, Business Analytics, Accounting, Liberal Arts, Information Technology or Computer Science, or a Bachelor's Degree in one of the listed fields plus two years of relevant professional experience. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
- Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) working with financial and other data in state or federal grants.
- Ability to think analytically and problem solve with a high attention to detail.
- Ability to identify and analyze problems and provide logical solutions.
- Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to work independently and with teams in a collaborative manner.
- Ability to develop, interpret and communicate policies and procedures.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Working knowledge of federal and state regulations, laws and procedures related to grant programs and their administration.
- Knowledge of computer programming concepts and databases.
- Knowledge in the design and implementation of user interfaces for electronic applications.