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Grant Specialist

Company: gpac
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Here at Gpac we are working with a wonderful organization who is looking for a Grant Specialist to join their team! This position in located in Pittsburgh, PA.

This is a hybrid position


  • Verifies compliance with the Uniform Grants Guidance and adherence to Federal and State policies and procedures.
  • Analyzes, interprets, and applies Federal and State rules and regulations regarding grant administration and implements related company-wide processes.
  • Negotiates awards, no-cost extensions, carry-over of funds, changes in key personnel, and other project modifications as needed.
  • Ensures compliance with agency requirements regarding vendors, purchasing regulations, equipment inventory, and closing documents.
  • Ensures proper monitoring and oversight controls are in place for Grants, Memorandums of Understanding, processes award documents, draft sub-agreements, and similar documents.
  • Coordinates grant activity within the organization; reviews grant proposal submission, budgets, contracts, reports, and other grant-related documents for accuracy, completeness, contract compliance, and adherence to all timelines.
  • Maintains registration for Federal/State grantor websites, passwords/passcodes, eligibility status, and Indirect Cost Rate agreement with the VP of Finance and related administrative functions.
  • Serves as the subject matter expert in support of grant project managers within the organization relating to eligible uses of grant funds, budget revisions, extension requests, program amendments, and contract compliance and regulation interpretation.
  • Develops and updates the Grants Manual and grant-related forms to facilitate the grant process and support grant project directors.
  • Work with project directors to comply with the funder's terms and conditions, manage deliverables, monitors spending, request amendments, and plan spend-out.
  • Develops and maintain relationships with funding agencies and grant program officers.
  • Coordinates the completion of required audits. Knowledge of:

    • Principles, techniques, and guidelines relative to grants, contract administration, and subcontracting processes.
    • State and Federal rules, regulations, laws, and statutes relating to grants.
    • Resources for identifying grant funds, as well as existing grant sources.
    • Effective grant management, including generally accepted accounting principles and terminology and auditing principles and practices related to it.
    • Accounting software, spreadsheets, and data management systems required. Education:

      • Bachelor's degree required.
      • Applicable experience in nonprofit governance, administration, grants management and compliance Experience:
        Minimum five years of progressive experience in state and federal grant management, compliance, and administration, including but not limited to procurement and sub-recipient monitoring.

        Resumes and cover letters can confidently be sent to Jack Farley at

        All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

        GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Keywords: gpac, Youngstown , Grant Specialist, Other , Youngstown, Ohio

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