Contract/Grant Analyst I or II

State of Utah

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Job Title: Contract/Grant Analyst I or II
This position may be filled as an Contract/Grant Analyst I or II.

Contract/Grant Analyst I – starting salary range will be between $19.87 to $27.00 per hour depending upon experience and qualifications, or in accordance with DHRM Rules for current employees of the State of Utah. This is a working level job in which incumbents provide technical assistance on grants and contracts. Other duties include monitoring and analyzing the performance of contractors, and ensuring proper fiscal control.
* Contract/Grant Analyst I I – starting salary range will be between $25.37 to $34.00 per hour depending upon experience and qualifications, or in accordance with DHRM Rules for current employees of the State of Utah. This is a senior or supervisory level job in which incumbents provide technical assistance and expert consultation on grants and contracts. Technical assistance includes reviewing federal, state, department and/or division requirements and ensuring compliance with those requirements. Other duties include monitoring and analyzing the performance of contractors, and ensuring proper fiscal control. May supervise subordinate staff.

Job Description:
The State of Utah, Division of Water Resources (DWRe) is looking for a Contract/Grant Analyst to join its Finance and Administrative Team in Salt Lake City. The Contract/Grant Analyst is responsible for overseeing the creation of contracts and grants and performing various financial functions for the division. We are looking for a detail oriented and self-motivated candidate.

Preference may be given to candidates with an associates or bachelors degree in business or a closely related field. Additional preference may be given to applicants with experience working with the State of Utah division of purchasing and familiarity with procurement rules/code.

Principal Duties:
Write, review and/or negotiate grants, contracts and/or agreements.
Work closely with individuals and teams within Water Resources as well as other outside agencies.
Ensure all required aspects of a contract are completed according to necessary specifications and expectations.
Review fiscal operations to ensure integrity, accuracy and control of data.
Meet often with internal management and outside agencies to resolve problems and coordinate services.
Monitor contract status and associated impacts on the budget to ensure compliance with the terms of the agreement.

The Ideal Candidate:Interpersonal skills that demonstrate sensitivity, tact, and professionalism.
Problem solving and deductive reasoning skills.
Experience with analyzing data and information to determine inconsistencies.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
The ability to conceptualize, evaluate and implement process improvements.
Preference may be given to candidates with an associates or bachelors degree in business or a closely related field.

Why You Should Join Our Team:
Besides working for a fantastic agency that is dedicated to helping the citizens of Utah with a variety of water related issues, you will receive great health and retirement benefits. We also provide generous paid time off so you can maintain a positive work-life balance. For more information on the benefits offered click here.

The Agency:
If you would like to read more about working for the Department of Natural Resources please click here.

 

Typical Qualifications
(includes knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and trainable after entry into position)

The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.

 

Supplemental Information
 

Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.

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