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Grants Specialist - Limited Term Employment
DANE WI 53529
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Job code: lhw-e0-88394515

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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Grants Specialist - Limited Term Employment
Are you interested in the administration of State Grants? Do you want to develop or enhance your skills in the grant administration process? We are looking for persons with an eye for detail and an interest in state grant administration to fill our two Grants Specialist - Limited Term Employment (LTE) vacancies.
Working as a LTE can open the door to you for future permanent job opportunities in this department, other state agencies, or other non-profit entities. College students or graduates seeking a career in public service or the non-profit sector are encouraged to apply. Additional information about Limited Term Employment can be found here.
This position is located in beautiful downtown Madison with plenty of food, music, and shopping venues within walking distance. DWD offers an exciting place to work with a casual office environment, flexibility, a variety of work schedules, and many opportunities to develop and grow your skills. For more information about the DWD, please visit **Position Summary:** This position is responsible for a variety of duties related to grant administration. Such duties include: providing technical assistance to grantees, assisting in the development and application of selection criteria, evaluating grant applications, developing reports to evaluate the effectiveness of the Wisconsin Fast Forward (WFF) grants program, financial processing, financial auditing, making updates to financial records, and reviewing payments and payment requests for the Wisconsin Fast Forward (WFF) program. This position also interacts with external grantees and external fiscal agents of those grantees to assure adherence to Wisconsin Fast Forward administrative rules, policies, and practices for reimbursement and closeout of State funded grants.
**Special Notes:**
Due to the nature of the job duties, a criminal background check may be required prior to appointment.
Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e. a US citizen or national or a lawful permanent resident) at the time of appointment. DWD does not sponsor visas and is not an eligible OPT employer for those with F1 visas. This is not a contract position. Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States.
LTE positions are not civil service classified positions, do not give any rights to a permanent civil service classified position, and do not lead to permanent status. Wisconsin residency is required for LTE positions.
**Qualifications:**
**Minimally qualified applicants will have experience with:
* Processing requests for payment, e.g., invoices, remittances, or similar. This includes analysis to determine appropriateness of payment, verifying information, processing the payment in accordance with established procedures, or similar.
* Analysis, interpretation of policies and procedures, directives, rules, or other similar complex information that defines a process.
* Customer service that includes fact-finding, investigation, interviewing, problem resolution, or similar.
**Well-qualified applicants will also have experience with at least one of the following:
* Auditing financial information, or similar.
* Serving as a subject matter expert on an IT project to enhance or improve automated financial systems.
* Complex problem resolution and research related to financial payment processing.
**How To Apply:**
To apply, click "Log In" to access your WiscJobs account (or to create a new account if you don't already have one). Once you are logged in, click "Apply Now." You will be asked to provide your personal information and attach your resume (limited to 2 pages). You will also be prompted to insert a job narrative (limited to 2 pages).
Applicants who do not submit all required materials will be not be considered for this recruitment. Application materials must be submitted by 11:59 PM on the deadline date listed above. Application materials will be evaluated by a panel of Subject Matter Experts, and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.
Additional information regarding the State's hiring process is provided on the WiscJobs FAQpage. If you have questions, please contact mailto:cmgjobs@dwd.wi.gov or 608-266-9310.
*County(ies):* Dane
*Type of Employment:* Full Time (40 hrs/week)
*Salary:* Starting salary is between $17.25/hr, and $28.46/hr. This position is in pay schedule/range 07-04.
*Contact:* Chris Goslawski, HR Specialist, Sr., 608-266-7325, christine.goslawski@dwd.wisconsin.gov
*Bargaining Unit:* Non-Represented
*Area of Competition:* Open
*Deadline to Apply:* 4/26/2018
*Assessment Information:* 04271 - 061 GRANTS SPECIALIST Preview Assessment
*Classification Title: / JAC:* GRANTS SPECIALIST 18-01070
*Job Working Title:* Grants Specialist

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