APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Grants & Projects Analysts develop and implement and/or assess, monitor, control and review grant-in-aid projects/programs administered by State agencies and provide assistance to recipients in evaluating program effectiveness.
This position will serve as the Administrator of the Office of Criminal Justice Assistance. Duties include overseeing and administering grants from the Federal government as obtained by the Department of Justice (DOJ) or other entities; ensure proper federal and state reporting of funding and activities completed; responsible for oversight of management review or audits conducted by DOJ and the State of Nevada; conduct duties associated with the State Point of Contact for DOJ grant funds such as strategic planning and
evaluating the State's needs as it pertains to federal funding; act as a liaison on behalf of the Department of Public Safety as it pertains to the National Criminal Justice Association and the Nevada Sheriff's and Chief's Association or any other pertinent organization; serve as the State Coordinator of the Defense Logistics Agency's Excess Property Program (1033) and the State Point
of Contact for the 1122 Procurement Program; project, justify, and coordinate biennium budgets; distribute grant funds to sub grantees as outlined by each individual grant guideline; serve as appointing authority for the selection, assignment, training, development, and evaluation of staff; and represent the Division and the Department at meetings, conferences, public outreach events,
and public speaking commitments.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public or business administration, accounting, finance or related field and three years of professional grants experience which included writing grant applications; determining grant/subgrant program eligibility; researching, writing and implementing grant program plans; managing fiscal aspects of grants/subgrants; providing technical assistance to grant/subgrant recipients; and monitoring and ensuring grant/subgrant recipient compliance; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and five years of professional experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Grants & Projects Analyst II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Travel may be required up to 25% of the time.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
GRANTS & PROJECTS ANALYST III (07.753) Training and Experience Exam
The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.
Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
1) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, in the compliance, monitoring and evaluation of grants relating to: a) Public Assistance; b) Hazard Mitigation and c) Individual Assistance.
2) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, in analyzing and interpreting complex regulations and statutes at a technical or professional level.
3) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, in compliance, monitoring, and evaluation of plans, policies and regulations in public and non-profit organizations.
4) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, in program management.
5) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, supervising professional staff.
6) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, in writing procedures, grant manuals, letters, instructions, and reports.
7) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, in communication with the public, elected officials, and other professionals, including public presentations and technical assistance.
8) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, with statistics and other data analysis.
9) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, in the research and development of plans and objectives in local, State and federal governments, non-profit organizations, and community-based organizations.