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Grants Management Manager

Recruitment #24-000301-0001


The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC), is seeking an experienced and energetic individuals to fill the position of Grants Management Manager. 




Nancy Grasmick Education Building, 6 N. Liberty Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The Grants Management Manager (GMM) works collaboratively with the Grants Management (GM) staff, Office of Student Financial Assistance staff, the Maryland State Department of Education, and others to support and administer grant programs addressing college readiness, college access and success, and student financial literacy and other issues.  The GMM leads or assists with the development of agency grant applications (e.g., federal, foundation funding sources), manages assigned sub grant programs from pre- to post-award including but not limited to Request for Application development, Review Panel management, funding recommendations, fiscal management and all post award monitoring, data/report collection, and close out. The GMM provides technical assistance to faculty, staff, and other types of grantees to assist them with application development and successful project implementation. This position may lead grant project teams as assigned. The GMM represents MHEC on work groups or tasks forces and covers for the Assistant Secretary in his/her absence as requested.


Education:   A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Two years of administrative or teaching experience in post-secondary education programs.



1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university for two years of the required experience.




One year of experience must involve working directly with grants administration.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle.  employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.


As an employee of the State of Maryland, you will have access to outstanding benefits, including: health insurance, dental, and vision plans offered at a low cost. CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR MORE DETAILS:   STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS

Personal Leave - new State employees are awarded six (6) personnel days annually (prorated based on start date).

Annual Leave - ten (10) days of accumulated annual leave per year.

Sick Leave - fifteen (15) days of accumulated sick leave per year. 

Parental Leave - up to sixty (60) days of paid parental leave upon the birth or adoption of a child.

Holidays - State employees also celebrate at least twelve (12) holidays per year. 

Pension - State employees earn credit towards a retirement pension.


Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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