OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL
POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Grant Monitor II
BUREAU SERVED: Violent Crime Victims Assistance
LOCATION: Carbondale Office
SALARY: $37,224 - $59,616 annually
SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists management in determining allocation of resources by evaluating programs and services; compiling information; and monitoring compliance: assisting with VCVA program development and involvement in community and issue related activities. Obtains information by contacting applicants and others; developing questions; reviewing files and documents; and conducting research and regularly participating in issue related activities locally and statewide. Provides information by answering questions and requests: serving as a resource in areas of general and/or specialized knowledge; assisting agencies in areas of program development; attending meetings; giving public presentations; and /or assisting in preparation of public education materials. Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information. Complies with Federal/State/Local Legal Requirements by reviewing and evaluating documentation, contracts, financial statements, and related documents; enforcing adherence to requirements; and studying existing, new and proposed legislation/rules. Provides funds/settlement/registration recommendations by reviewing and evaluating applications; analyzing programs and services; verifying documentation; studying performance requirements; and using acquired knowledge and contacts; makes recommendations based on an awareness of statewide needs and resources. Monitors contract performance by quarterly review for determining programmatic and fiscal compliance; provides technical assistance to funded agencies; performs on-site visits; and/or provides referrals when necessary. Assists approved agencies and funding process by negotiating and drafting within approved guidelines grant agreements for assigned, funded agencies; types final agreements; and verifies appropriate signatures. Must keep all information confidential. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops and educational seminars; reviewing appropriate publications; and regularly participating in appropriate local, regional and statewide networks. Contributes to the team effort by accomplishing related results in a cooperative and collaborative manner; proposing and participating in efforts to improve the overall program and its functioning; performing independent tasks related to the overall program process responsibilities.
Bachelor's Degree in business administration, accounting, management, legal studies, social work, or related field and three (3) years of professional experience in implementing grants or a social service program and must have generally exceeded expectations as a Grant Monitor in the OAG for at least two (2) years or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Ability to communicate effectively; evaluate and interpret contracts, financial statements, and other complex documentation; and work within budgetary constraints needed. Attendance is an essential function of this position. Ability to maintain satisfactory working relationships with other employees and the general public required.
Hours of Work: 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
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Office of the Attorney General
An Equal Opportunity Employer
The Illinois Attorney General's Office is an equal opportunity employer. The Office considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability.