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Grant Specialist IV (Grant Specialist) OFFICE OF COURT ADMINISTRATION Occupation: Business Operations Specialists, All Other
Location: Austin, TX - 78701 Positions available: 1
Job #: 15540946 Work At Home option: Not Specified
Updated: 10/3/2022 Expires: 10/21/2022
Source: WorkInTexas Site: WorkInTexas

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As a TIDC Grant Specialist, you will be part of a team administering funding for public defense improvement projects in Texas. The Grants Specialist coordinates grant application and review processes, prepares award documents, develops, and monitors grantee reporting, ensures that grant documentation is organized, complete, and complies with all appropriate rules, statutes, and guidelines. Grant Specialists also assist grantees with budget adjustments, grant modification requests, reporting questions, and other grant administration duties. The Grants Specialist performs advanced (senior-level) grant development, coordination, and administration work. Work involves preparing, maintaining, and reporting of grants; coordinating grant applications; reviewing incoming applications to determine compliance with requirements and standards; monitoring grant awards; and serving as a liaison between funding sources and the state or federal government. May supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Assists prospective grant applicants with inquiries regarding program requirements, eligibility, and the application process.
  • Reviews submitted grant applications and determines the applicant's eligibility for award based on established criteria.
  • Ensures a grantee's compliance with conditions of grants by overseeing agreements, expenses, activities, and federal and state regulations.
  • Reviews grant progress reports and performance metrics.
  • Reviews grant expenditure reports and supporting documentation.
  • Ensures compliance with all grant conditions detailed in grant awards statements.
  • Organizes and maintains grant documentation files.
  • Assists grantees with questions regarding use of funds, required documentation, eligibility of expenditures.
  • Assists grantees with preparation of budget revisions or other modifications for awarded grants.
  • Provides guidance and assistance to staff and the community regarding grant administration, policies, and procedures; and resolving related issues and concerns.
  • Monitors the implementation, management, evaluation, and close-out of grants according to rules and regulations.
  • Establishes, develops, and implements procedures for program development and assists in the determination of grant worthiness. 
  • May supervise the work of others.
  • Performs related work as assigned and complies with all OCA and TIDC policies.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • At least three years of experience in the administration, development, and coordination of grants or related work.
  • Knowledge of business administration principles and practices, including financial management and accounting.
  • Ability to interpret guidelines, policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Superior written and oral communications skills.
  • Skill in use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong desire to improve Texas public defense.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with state government grant programs.
  • Experience related to public defense or public policy.
  • Experience developing and analyzing program performance metrics or conducting program evaluations.
  • Knowledge of the Texas Grant Management Standards (TxGMS) promulgated by the Texas Comptroller.

The following Military Occupation Specialty (MOS) codes are generally applicable to this position. Applicants must fully complete the summary of military experience applicable to the position to determine if minimum qualifications are met. There is no military equivalent for this position. However,
additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at

To Apply:
All applications for employment with the Office of Court Administration must be submitted electronically through  Interested candidates may also email a completed state of Texas application to Applications must be complete, including start and end dates of work experiences. Following a screening of applications, interviews of qualified applicants who have submitted a completed state application will be scheduled. Only applicants interviewed will be notified of their selection or non-selection.

An applicant's response to the question regarding Former Foster Youth on the state application is optional if you are applying for employment with the Office of Court Administration.

The Office of Court Administration is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability in employment or in the provision of services. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any request for reasonable accommodations needed during the application process should be communicated to Human Resources. 1-800-RELAY TX (for hearing impaired).

The Office of Court Administration participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration, and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Section 651.005 of the Government Code requires males, ages 18 through 25, to provide proof of their Selective Service registration or of their exemption from the requirement as a condition of state employment.

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Location/Work Site Information
Address: 205 W. 14th Street, Suite 600, Austin, TX 78701

Compensation and Hours
Salary Range: $5,000.00 - $6,000.00 Month Not Applicable 401K, Child Care, Dental, Flex-Time, Flexible Benefit Account, Holidays, Life Insurance, Medical, Retirement/Pension, Sick Leave, Tuition Assistance, Vacation, Vision Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Full Time (30 Hours or More) Job Duration: Over 150 Days Type of Job: Regular
Shift: Not Applicable
Hours per Week:
Hours Not Specified

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Minimum Experience Required: 36 months
Education and Training
Minimum Education Level Required: Associate's Degree
Required License/Certification: Graduation

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This section shows the number of job openings advertised online in Travis County, TX for Business Operations Specialists, All Other and for the related occupational group of Business and Financial Operations Occupations on October 3, 2022 (Jobs De-duplication Level 2).
There were 73 job openings advertised online in Travis County, TX for Business Operations Specialists, All Other on October 3, 2022. There are also 2,566 job openings advertised online for the related occupation group of Business and Financial Operations Occupations in Travis County, TX on October 3, 2022.
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