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Federal Grant Compliance Monitor

Date Posted:  Oct 14, 2021
Requisition ID:  268501

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About the Indiana Department of Homeland Security:
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (“IDHS”) works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to protect the people, property, and prosperity of the State of Indiana. We pursue this mission in order to achieve the highest level of safety and security for Indiana’s citizens, businesses, and infrastructure. It is also IDHS’s goal to efficiently and effectively mitigate and respond to threats and disasters, both natural and manmade. 
Salary Information:
The salary for this position starts at $35,568.00.

About the Job:

The Grant Coordinator provides resource information on grants and aid applicable to many different programs covered by one or more divisions of an agency and providing administrative assistance in the grant application process.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Coordinates work of lower-level workers assisting in complex or unusual situations.
  • Makes recommendations to upper-level management on interpretations of grant regulations and application procedures and on section or unit objectives.
  • Provides resource information to potential recipients on types of grants available, federal and agency requirements for obtaining grants and process of applying for grants, frequently solving new or unprecedented problems or considerations.
  • Reviews request for fulfillment of program objectives and federal and agency requirements and policy.
  • Assists potential recipients in the grant application process making recommendations on possible changes, if needed and frequently, writing and/or reviewing grant applications.
  • Makes recommendations to supervisors and granting authority on needs of potential recipients.
  • Reviews existing grants examining fulfillment of federal and agency requirements and grant objectives.
  • Researches new grants available and new and existing regulations for use in assisting and reviewing grant application recipients.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Thorough knowledge of grants, the grant application process and rules and regulations pertaining to grants applicable to assigned programs.
  • Extensive knowledge of programs, program planning, public administration and the political system as they relate to the grant process.
  • Ability to interpret and apply grant rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Ability to research new procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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