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Grants Manager

Serves as a liaison between the Historic Preservation Office and the Business Office of the Ohio Historical Society and is responsible for coordinating the business management and program compliance aspects of a wide range of historic preservation grants.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans a comprehensive framework for managing grant projects, developing work plan management principles, including reporting procedures in coordination with appropriate department heads who provide final programmatic review of grant projects.
  • Develops and analyzes various finance records for the division including revenue accounts and financial reports. Ensure that the office has a sound financial management system with adequate internal controls, including systems for budgetary, accounting, record-keeping, reporting and financial control procedures compatible with those of the Business Office and in accordance with Federal and State regulations.
  • Oversees the daily monitoring of subgrants and contracts including maintaining contact with sponsors regarding financial reporting deadlines and documentation.
  • Serves as a contact with the National Park Service in grant related matters.
  • Helps ensure staff familiarity and compliance with the regulations manuals, circulars, letters of instruction, and funding notices as well as internal (Ohio Historic Preservation Office) policy documents.
  • Conducts daily monitoring and accounting of Historic Preservation Office expenses and revenue, prepare monthly reports of expenditures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, government, historic preservation management or related field or its equivalent in education and experience and a minimum of four years administrative experience in state/federal grants management. Interested applicants must complete the Ohio Historical Society Application Form and submit it via mail, e-mail or fax; along with a cover letter, resume and references.

Language Skills:
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with both the staff and the public. A thorough knowledge of English grammar and spelling.

Mathematical Skills:
Basic understanding of bookkeeping and accounting procedures and a thorough knowledge of basic arithmetic.

Technical Skills:
Experience with word processing and spreadsheets and the ability to organize information on the computer to be used for management reports.

Reasoning Ability:
Requires judgment and initiative as well as clerical competence.

Physical Demands:
May require prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports.

Work Environment:
Work is performed in an office environment. Involves frequent contact with staff and the public. Work may be stressful at times. Some travel required.

Job Code:
Posting Date: 1/13/2012
Created Date: 7/8/2006
FLSA Status: Exempt
Revision Date:
Salary Grade: 8
Market Research Date: 7/8/2006

The Ohio Historical Society
Human Resources Department
800 E 17th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43211-2497
Fax: 614/297-2293

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