Grant Analyst I/II

State of Utah

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Job Description


The Utah Office for Victims of Crime (UOVC) is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill its Grant Analys t position. The Grant Analyst is responsible for the management of federal funds received from the Department of Justice which includes oversight of the grant process from inception to completion, request for proposal (RFP), grant application, and grant award processes. In addition, the Grant Analyst will be responsible for the programmatic and financial responsibilities associated with each grant. The Grant Analyst will manage and monitor all grants awarded to subgrantees ensuring compliance with Federal and State guidelines and reporting requirements.This is a part-time (up to 29 hours per week) position with the possibility of working full-time. Those who live in rural areas are encouraged to apply.

Principal Duties:
Develops collaborative relationships with grant recipients, understands the unique needs of their service area, and conducts meetings on-site
Identifies underserved crime victim populations, develops collaborative relationships, and travels and meets with local leaders
Provides training to potential grant applicants as well as ongoing trainings to grant recipients
Executes grant RFP (Request for Proposal) process, screening and allocation process, and award process on an annual basis
Provides ongoing technical assistance to grant recipients, identifies and addresses problems, and provides continuous follow-up
Ensures subrecipient compliance to Federal and State standards
Processes sub recipients’ requests for reimbursements and verifies backup documentation
Monitors sub-recipients’ quarterly progress reports and evaluates program effectiveness
Completes federal reporting requirements

The Ideal Candidate:
Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice, social work, sociology, or a related field
Three years of victim services and/or grant management work or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience working with underserved populations
Ability to travel to different areas of the State of Utah several times throughout the year
Proficient in computer programs such as Microsoft Office, including but not limited to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as Google applications, and grant management systems
Positive attitude and ready and willing to serve as a resource to others
Highly motivated and leads by example
Ability to work independently and prioritize own tasks
Ability to adapt and manage multiple projects simultaneously
Willingness to conduct research, continually learn, and ask questions

Why You Should Join Our Team:
The Utah Office for Victims of Crime supports the pursuit of professional growth and development through a culture that encourages great employees, great attitudes and teamwork. UOVC is a unique, small office staffed with an excellent team of diverse experiences and expertise. Working in this office will give you a direct, hands-on experience that will grow your professional skills and capabilities.

The Agency
The Utah Office for Victims of Crime (UOVC) provides financial compensation for victims of crime, administers and monitors victim assistance grants, networks victim services across the state, provides enhanced training, and provides staff support to the Utah Council on Victims of Crime.