The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care by strengthening the health care workforce, building healthy communities and achieving health equity.
HRSA's programs provide health care to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable.
For information on the HRSA mission, goals, bureaus and offices, visit https://www.hrsa.gov/index.html. These Grant Management Specialist positions are located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Office of Federal Assistance Management (OFAM), Division of Grants Management Operations (DGMO).
The duty location for these positions is Rockville, MD.
The Division of Grants Management Operations (DGMO) exercises responsibility within HRSA for all business aspects of grant and cooperative agreement award and post-award processes, and participates in the planning, development and implementation of policies and procedures for grants and other Federal financial assistance mechanisms.
Our staff strives to provide oversight over HRSA grant activities to ensure they are managed in an efficient and effective manner.
Who May Apply: Open to all United States Citizens.
This vacancy is being announced concurrently using merit promotion procedures for Status Candidates with announcement HRSA-OFAM-MP-18-10107269.
Please review that "Who May Apply" section in the announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures.
PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps must apply to the merit promotion announcement.
NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.
PHS Commissioned Corps Officers currently interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps may apply online to this announcement.
Candidates will be referred as (CC) personnel and not as candidates for conversion to a permanent career or career-conditional appointment.
You must provide a copy of your current personnel order in lieu of the SF-50 to be referred as CC.
**Applicants please note: Additional selections may be made across the Department of Health and Human Services through this vacancy announcement.**
To qualify for a Grants Management Specialist position at the GS-7 level, your resume/CV must demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-5 level performing the following tasks on a regular and recurring basis: Analyzing financial information to monitor overall financial status of operations and makes strategically based decisions.
Drawing conclusions from financial information and providing financial advice.
Providing advice and guidance concerning statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures related to budgets, contracts or grants.
Researching, interpreting, analyzing, and applying regulations, policies, and procedures regarding a range of financial services.
OR Have completed one full year of graduate level education in a related field; OR Have a Bachelor's Degree AND meet the requirements of Superior Academic Achievement (SAA).
SAA is based on (1) class standing, (2) grade-point average, or (3) honor society membership.
Class standing -- Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses.
Grade-point average (G.P.A.)-- Applicants must have a grade-point average of: 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B" or better) as recorded on their official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B+" or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; OR Have a combination of post baccalaureate education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
To qualify for a Grants Management Specialist position at the GS-9 level, your resume/CV must demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-7 level performing the following tasks on a regular and recurring basis: Conducting financial analysis of grants or cooperative agreements Providing technical assistance to internal and external stakeholders on grants or cooperative agreements Reviewing and evaluating grant applications to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Determining if the grantee provides complete grant information that follows agency and program regulations.
OR Have a master's or equivalent (LL.B. or J.D.) graduate degree in a related field, or two (2) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a related field.
OR Have a combination of post baccalaureate education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; community; student; social).
If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited.
Open to the public; U.S. Citizens