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A Difference!

Idaho
State Government

Career &
Technical Education


WEBSITE:

https://cte.idaho.gov/ 

Non-Classified Opening

Grants Oversight Coordinator

Non-Classified Classification

Idaho Career & Technical Education

Open for Recruitment: December 19, 2017 - January 29, 2018
Announcement # NONCLS098975
Salary Range: $59,000 - $62,400 Annually (DOE) -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:  This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

This announcement will be used to fill the current opening at Idaho Career & Technical Education (ICTE) in Boise.

Primary Purpose:

The grants oversight coordinator is responsible for administering the Program Quality Incentive Program including the monitoring of performance metrics, identification of struggling programs, calculation and awarding of grant funds and working with schools to improve their performance in coordination with six Program Quality Managers. The coordinator may also be responsible for overseeing other secondary award programs including added cost funding and Idaho Quality Program Standards (IQPS) funds. The coordinator will work closely with the secondary education and finance departments to ensure all aspects of the grants are properly administered, funding is allocated in a timely manner and that grant award decisions are transparent and unbiased. This position provides leadership, advocacy, and technical assistance for the career & technical education system in Idaho.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Implementation and administration of the new Program Quality Initiative (PQI) performance based grant program.
  • Review performance metrics from schools to evaluate progress toward academic performance goals.
  • Coordinate with Program Quality Managers to ensure appropriate grant monitoring and technical assistance is being performed at the school district.
  • Provide training as required to educate school districts and others on the incentive grant and the requirements for secondary funding programs.
  • Allocate funds to schools based on performance and requirements of the PQI program.
  • Provide guidance to schools on PQI program rules and requirements.  Advise local school districts how to apply for and increase performance required for the award of funding.
  • Provide ongoing oversight and technical assistance to districts to ensure appropriate remedies are implemented.
  • Serve as expert on all Secondary grant programs including the Program Quality Initiative, Idaho Quality Programs Standards grants, Added Cost Funding Grants, and Career Technical Schools grant programs.
  • As required, work with Finance to assist with the allotment, monitoring of award balances and distribution of grant funds. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent credentials
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with grant administration
  • Excellent data analysis skills and experience
  • Ability to coordinate and manage large projects with assistance of a wide range of personalities and abilities
  • Ability to work independently, recognize areas that need improvement and advocate for the completion grants requirements
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the following areas: organizational leadership and management; interpersonal and organizational skills; supervision, budget, grant, and contract administration
  • Possess strong collaborative skills; written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to make appropriate decisions in a timely and effective manner
  • Able to problem-solve for the maximum benefit of educational programs and services  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with incentive grants programs
  • Understanding of secondary educational systems in Idaho
  • Knowledge of or experience with Career & Technical Education
  • Experience in training and/ or public speaking

Application Procedure: The application package consists of a letter that addresses the position qualifications; a current resume; copies of transcripts; and a list of references that include at least two former or current supervisors.  Retain a copy of your entire application.  

Email application package to: Alan Schoenwald: alan.schoenwald@osbe.idaho.gov.  If you have any questions, please call (208) 332-1568.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.