**REPOST** Early Childhood Grant Specialist
Staff Specialist III
|Department||MSDE - Division of Early Childhood Development|
|Date Opened||12/8/2021 1:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||7/15/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$54,279.00 - $87,106.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Marcia Cooper-Stokes|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
- Provides case management, monitoring, and evaluation of the various requirements and projects from the Child Care Development Block Grant, including the Child Care Quality Incentive Grant and the Medically Fragile Grant as well as other assigned grants/contracts, including: reconciling the budget and the proposal for invoicing; monitoring grants and contracts to ensure compliance with program specifications, fiscal/spending requirements, and Minority Business Enterprise requirements; evaluating progress in achieving project goals and objectives; providing technical assistance to grantees and contractors to assist in meeting specification goals and objectives; preparing narrative and statistical reports for interim and closeout of program activities and processing special requests for updates, modifications, and/or data that summarize progress towards goals and qualitative and quantitative outcomes; participates in the monitoring of other DECD grants/contacts, as assigned.
- Research, analyze and make recommendations on administrative, management and procedural practices; write logical, comprehensive, concise reports and correspondence. Regularly handle confidential or sensitive information and exercise discretion concerning its disposition. Review and assist in the development of monitoring policies and programs, including the various requirements and projects from the Child Care Development Block Grant, including the Child Care Quality Incentive Grant and the Medically Fragile Grant as well as other assigned grants/contracts.
- Prepares solicitations to acquire quality initiative services based upon the scope of relevant federal goals and objectives and the scope of State projects in accordance with established State procurement processes, Division of Early Childhood (DECD) /Collaboration and Program Improvement Branch (CPIB) strategies, policies and procedures for submission to branch chief and DECD Assistant Superintendent.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
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