The Assistant Grants Manager primarily performs duties associated with the administration of State-funded Historic Preservation, African American Heritage Preservation, Museum, and Heritage Area Grant Programs.
This position also assists the Grants Manager with the State Loan Program and the Federally-funded Certified Local Government Grants and with the preparation of the annual and end of year Historic Preservation Fund award as needed. The position works with Maryland Historical Trust project monitors, grantees, the Office of the Attorney General, and the Accounting Office to collect, assemble, and ensure the accuracy of all information required for the execution and proper implementation of grant and contract agreements.
The position creates and maintains grant and contract files and databases, preparing correspondence and reports as necessary. The position verifies grantee expenditures and processes grantee payment requests. The position may also be assigned other duties as necessary by the Grants Manager.
Possession of a Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university. (Note: Applicants may substitute additional relevant experience on a year-for-year basis for the required education.)
Three years of experience in grant evaluation and monitoring or budget preparation, presentation, and execution. Computer proficiency (word processing, excel and database experience) is required as is a valid drivers license.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in accounting and land record research and documentation desirable but not necessary.
About the Company/Organization
In 1985, the Division of Historical and Cultural Programs started as the Division of Cultural Affairs within the Department of Economic and Community Development. When the Department of Housing and Community Development formed in 1987, the Division transferred to the new department as the Division of Cultural Activities. In 1988, it was renamed the Division of Historical and Cultural Programs. Effective October 1, 2005, the Division transferred to the Department of Planning (Chapter 440, Acts of 2005).
Salary or Pay Rate
$ 38,594 negotiable $49,859 progressing to $61,427 (Grade15).
How To Apply
SEND COVER LETTER, RESUME AND MARYLAND STATE APPLICATION (MS100) TO: Ms. Evelyn Cohen, Chief Operations Management, Division of Historical and Cultural Programs, 100 Community Place Crownsville, MD 21032 firstname.lastname@example.org (A copy of the MS 100 form can be found on the MHT website at http://mht.maryland.gov under “Employment Opportunities”.).