Grants Management Specialist


Vacancy ID: 764276   Announcement Number: NW21109-11-764276K3460161   USAJOBS Control Number: 328574300

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The Vacancy Identification Number is:  764276
1. Title of Job

Grants Management Specialist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

Have you received any Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments (VSIP) from the Federal Government within the last 5 years?


8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

09
11

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

List any campaign badges and/or expeditionary medals received.   Examples:  Southwest Asia Service Medal, Purple Heart, etc (limited to 300 characters)
15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Grants Management Specialist

21. Geographic Availability

240130031 Bethesda, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Please indicate how you are eligible for this vacancy. Select one of the following:

A. I am currently employed at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), UIC DDAAFD as a permanent career or career-conditional (Tenure 1 or 2 in box 24 of SF-50) employee in the competitive service (SF-50 will show a 1 in box 34); or, I am currently employed Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), UIC DDAAFD on a permanent Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA) (SF-50 will show a 2 in box 34). Note: Your resume MUST include your position title, pay plan, series, grade level, agency worked for and dates of employment for all applicable federal work experiences.
B. I am registered in the Department of Defense (DOD) Priority Placement Program (PPP) Military Spouse Preference Program (Program S) for the series, grade and location covered by this announcement.
C. I do not meet either of the eligibilities as described above.

2. Please select one response that best describes how you meet the minimum qualifications for a GS-1109-09 GRANTS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST. (PLEASE NOTE: If you are qualified based on education, please verify your claim by attaching a copy of your college transcripts or providing on your resume an itemized list of courses that includes transcript-equivalent information (i.e., course title, semester/quarter hours, grades, and degree earned).

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-07) in the Federal service providing administrative support for externally funded or intramural research programs. This experience would typically include but is not limited to duties such as: awarding and administering grants, cooperative agreements, or other related instruments; preparing, processing, issuing, and tracking grants/assistance awards and compliance with reporting requirements; monitoring, assessing, and ensuring awardees comply with all terms and conditions of award.
B. I have successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree.
C. I have successfully completed two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree.
D. I have obtained an LL.B. or J.D. if the degree is related to the position being filled.
E. I have a combination of experience and graduate education as described above that equates to one year of experience.
F. I do not have any of the experience or education as described above.


3. Please select one response that best describes how you meet the minimum qualifications for a GS-1109-11 GRANTS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST. (PLEASE NOTE: If you are qualified based on education, please verify your claim by attaching a copy of your college transcripts or providing on your resume an itemized list of courses that includes transcript-equivalent information (i.e., course title, semester/quarter hours, grades, and degree earned).

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-09) in the Federal service providing administrative and analytical support for the management, planning and review of externally funded or intramural research programs. This experience would typically include but is not limited to duties such as: designing, developing, implementing, and interpreting grants/assistance management policies, procedures, and practices; reviewing and evaluating adequacy of grants/assistance policies and procedures;
overseeing, reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating grants/assistance applications, plans, and estimates.
B. I have successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree.
C. I have successfully completed two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree.
D. I have obtained an LL.B. or J.D. if the degree is related to the position being filled.
E. I have a combination of experience and graduate education as described above that equates to one year of experience.
F. I do not have any of the experience or education as described above.

For each task in the following groups, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please accurately identify your level of experience and demonstrated capability when completing this questionnaire as your responses, resume and supporting documents will be reviewed for accuracy. You will be asked at the end of this questionnaire to certify your entire application as true and accurate.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

4. Keeps apprised of new and changed policies and procedures affecting grant applications.

5. Responds to inquiries from prospective and current grantees regarding procedures and methods of grant submission.

6. Administers grants awarded by extramural sources.

7. Ensures grant applications are in compliance with established policies.

8. Performs review of grant proposals to determine possible difficulties in the interpretation of grantee applications.

9. Performs a full range of pre-award and post-award activities associated with research grants.

10. Clarifies terms and conditions of grant awards to determine levels of funding and project dates.

11. Generates specific documentation for the evaluation of grant award statements.

12. Manages grant processing procedures for final approval.

13. Performs duties related to the award of extramural and intramural grants for Federal and international sources.

14. Provides advice and consultation to resolve discrepancies regarding grant applications.

15. Provides oral guidance to grantors on policy information.

16. Maintains continuous communication and coordination of grant-administration procedures with management and department personnel.

17. Serves as a focal point to provide authoritative advice relating to formats and modes of data retrieval for grant documents.

18. Your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit.  Deliberate attempts to falsify or inflate your responses may be grounds for not referring you.

Please take this opportunity to review your rating to ensure the accuracy of your answers and that they are supported by your resume.  Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation does not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.

B. No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.