Grant Manager

  • Oklahoma State Department of Health
  • , Oklahoma
  • Sep 24, 2021
Full Time Accounting and Finance Fundraising or Grants Administration
  • Salary: Up to $66,000 based on education and experience. USD

Job Description


The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.

The OSDH is seeking a Grant Manager to support the Grants Management office. This is an unclassified position in state government. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $66,000 based on education and experience. Position Summary
The Grant Coordinator will provide direct support to the Grants Management Office (GMO). This is an unclassified position which reports to the Grant Administrative Officer. This position is responsible for monitoring the progress of grants through the pre-award, award, and post-award stages to include: Grant development, cost principles and regulations including budget oversite, reporting, records retention and other duties related to grants management. The Grant Coordinator will also work in conjunction with various service areas throughout the agency to ensure grants are effectively administered. The Grant Coordinator will provide oversight, consultation and guidance to agency program staff that have been awarded internal grant funds via the CDC PHHS Block Grant.
Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions
The functions performed may vary but may include the following:
• Monitors grant spend down as well as ensuring grant deliverables are met.
• Manages grant portfolio and assists the Grant Administration Officer in preparing relevant documentation for submission, approval and monitoring.
Maintains office records (administrative); ensures files are continuously updated and prepared for potential audits; prepares paperwork and communicates with Principal Investigator and program staff regarding grants.
• Provides consultation and procedural guidance to senior leadership and service area directors and staff as it relates to the CDC PPHS Prevent Block funding.
• Aligns resources according to need based on information systems capacity improvement, quality improvement, emerging needs addressed, and evidence-based public health interventions implemented.
• Develops metrics and build out algorithms to make funding decisions and evaluate effectiveness.
• Assures grant administration and compliance with state, federal and agency laws and policies.
• Oversees the PHHSBG Advisory Committee and understands requirement for open public meetings.
• Provides consultation and guidance to an advisory committee with various requirements.
• Reviews grantee reports and deliverables for compliance, working with program staff to ensure that grants are effectively monitored.
• Communicates with executive stakeholders and key partners.
• Works effectively in team environment, participating and assisting their peers.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Knowledge of basic budgeting processes with the ability to build and develop spreadsheets.
• Ability to communicate well and build rapport quickly with agency staff and leadership.
• Ability to read and interpret state and federal policy and funding requirements and guidance.
• Advanced organizational skills and detail-oriented to ensure accuracy of data and information.
• Understanding of grant management processes and procedures, including budgetary and reporting requirements.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate-controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone.


Bachelor's degree in public health, business management, social science, quantitative psychology, business administration, or public administration, and two (2) years of grant administration.

Preferred qualification
A Master's degree in public health, business management, social science, quantitative psychology, business administration, or public administration.


If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.

Closing Date/Time: 10/21/2021 11:59:00 PM

Job Address

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