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Grants Manager

Company: CDTA
Location: Albany
Posted on: November 10, 2018

Job Description:

CAPITAL DISTRICT TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY



JOB DESCRIPTION





Position Title: Grants Manager

Department: Finance

Reports to: Budget Analyst



General Purpose of Job/Job Summary.

The Grants Manager is responsible for maintaining the Authority's relationship with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), who distribute over $15 million annually to the Authority. Within this relationship, the Grants Manager prepares and submits all grant applications on behalf of the Authority as well as reports on their progress. The Grants Manager is also responsible for finding and applying for funding as opportunities arise.



Essential Functions:



  • To prepare State and Federal grant applications as required including technical exhibits and assembling appropriate information from other departments. This includes electronic grant filing.

  • To manage relationships with external funding partners in addition to internal project managers

  • To research and keep the Authority staff apprised of new grant opportunities.

  • To prepare periodic reports on grant activity for both internal and external (compliance) purposes. This includes progress reports to granting agencies

  • To fully understand appropriate state and federal regulations and statutes governing grant activities and to communicate to CDTA staff changes in grant requirements.

  • Assist in monitoring grant procurements to ensure items are being charged appropriately. (Within the agency as well as with sub-recipients.)

  • Maintaining an open line of communication with State & Federal Sources. This includes leading any review efforts by these agencies (i.e. Triennial Review)

  • Provide oversight of sub-grantees ensuring compliance with FTA guidelines.

  • Actively participate in regional planning process, coordination with Planning Department

  • Assist in preparation of Five-Year Capital Plan.

  • Assist Comptroller compiling data and discerning which items purchased shall be classified as fixed assets.

  • Assist Senior Deputy Comptroller with Monthly Management Report.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.





    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    This position requires the successful applicant to have supervisory responsibilities over one Grants Accountant.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Considerable experience in Grant Administration including FTA report processing. Competence in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Database Management.

    Education and Prior Work Experience:

    Bachelor's Degree in Planning or Business. Experience with State and Federal Grants. Master's Degree Preferred. Three to Five years professional experience.



    Physical Demands:

    Minor Travel

    Occasional work past normal business hours



    Work Environment:

    The work environment is a standard office setting.





    • All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities







      • This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Furthermore, the company reserves the right to add or to revise an employee's job duties at any time at its sole discretion.





        It is the policy of the Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, CDTA will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. EEO Officer - Stephanie Belokopitsky (518) 437-8383


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