State of Maryland

AGENCY GRANTS SPECIALIST SUPERVISOR (#006748)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $47,795.00-$76,513.00 Yearly


GRADE

17

CLASS ATTRIBUTES

SKILLED SERVICE          BARGAINING UNIT: X      

NATURE OF WORK

An Agency Grants Specialist Supervisor is the supervisory level of work evaluating grant proposals, distributing grant monies and monitoring and reporting on grant programs. Employees in this classification supervise lower-level Agency Grants Specialists and related support staff.

Employees in this classification receive general supervision from a higher-level administrative official.

Positions in this classification are evaluated using the classification job evaluation methodology. The use of this method involves comparing the assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work sections of the class specification.

The Agency Grants Specialist Supervisor is differentiated from the Agency Grants Specialist Lead in that the Agency Grants Specialist Supervisor has supervisory responsibility for lower-level Agency Grants Specialists while the Agency Grants Specialist Lead assigns, reviews and approves the work of and trains Agency Grants Specialists.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Plans, coordinates, supervises and evaluates the work of lower-level Agency Grants Specialists and related support staff;

Instructs grant applicants on the proper way to complete grant forms;

Reviews grant applications and budget proposals to determine financial stability and adherence to established policies and procedures;

Participates in the negotiation of grants;

Recommends cost containment measures and changes to grantees' budgets;

Maintains up-to-date records on grant awards and expenditures;

Monitors and approves grant expenditures;

Distributes grant monies;

Prepares reports regarding grant expenditures that are used to make budget projections;

Analyzes past and present grantees' budgets to determine if costs are appropriate;

Meets with program staff to discuss appropriateness of services to be provided by grantees;

May communicate with federal, State, local or private foundations to research funding opportunities for grants;

May provide training to departmental and community units regarding developing and implementing grant opportunities;

Performs other related duties.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Class Descriptions are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies.  Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position. 

Class Descriptions provide information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work, General Requirements and Acknowledgements.  The Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency.

This is a Skilled Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Skilled Service positions.  Some positions in Skilled Service classifications may be designated Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.

This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit, as indicated by the designation of S (Supervisor), M (Manager), T (Agency Head), U (Board or Commission Member), W (Student), X (Used by Agency or Excluded by Executive Order), or Z (Confidential).  As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.

Date Revised

September 29, 2017

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 006748; EST: ; REV: 9/29/2017;

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