Louisiana Department of State Civil Service Contracts/Grants Reviewer Manager in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Contracts/Grants Reviewer Manager


$3,462.00 - $7,284.00 Monthly

$19.97 - $42.02 Hourly

$3,462.00 - $7,284.00 Monthly


Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge, LA

Job Type



DOTD-Engineering & Operations

Job Number



10/26/2016 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information


JOB NUMBER: CGRM-10.14.16-80-RJ

POSITION #: 50340505

Preference will be given to applicants with a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.

Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application Status Message What it Means

Application received: Your application has been submitted successfully.

Checking for required test score: We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.

Evaluating experience: Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Eligible for consideration: You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.

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Position filled: Someone has been selected for the position.

Position cancelled: The agency has decided not to fill the position.

DOTD EMPLOYEES: Refer to appropriate EDSM directive for required structured training requirements and PPM # 59 Workforce Development on training guidelines.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the work experience sections of the application.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Darhlene Major

DOTD Consultant Contracts Services Administrator




A baccalaureate degree plus four years of professional level experience in contract/grant management, procurement, financial management, or accounting. Three years of the required experience must have been in contract/grant management.


Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.

Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:

A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

Graduate training in business or public administration, economics, statistics, or planning will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required general experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.

A master's degree in these areas will substitute for one year of the required general experience.

Graduate training will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required general experience.


Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To administer and direct all management activities of contracts and/or grants services for a department.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

Broad direction from the classified or unclassified administrator.

Supervision Exercised:

Line over Contracts/Grants Reviewers and Contracts/Grants Reviewer Supervisor.

Location of Work:

May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Contracts/Grants Reviewer Supervisor by the presence of management tasks.

Differs from the State Contracts/Grants Assistant Administrator by the absence of statewide responsibility within the Division of Administration.

Examples of Work

Manages and directs a Supervisor and staff of Reviewers in developing, monitoring and administering federal and state contracts and/or grants.

Serves as the Department's official source for information on grants and contracts.

Serves as audit liaison officer with federal and state auditors, grant program managers and other officials.

Represents the department in negotiations with granting agencies, contractors, department officials, Civil Service and Division of Administration relevant to contracts/grants problems and obtaining required approvals.

Directs and manages automated grant and contract information systems for managerial and financial reporting.

Prepares state budget recommendations and reviews budget request for federal and state grants, professional and other contractual services.

Reviews and approves all grant applications, requests for amendments, monitoring reports, close outs, budget revisions, etc.

Oversees the preparation and development of contracts and/or grants agreements, applications, budgets, amendments and sub- grant agreements in accordance with federal and state regulations and restrictions and within departmental policies and procedures.

Develops policy recommendations regarding issues involved in contracts/grants.

Assists program personnel, Contracts/Grants Reviewer Supervisor and administrative personnel in preparation of grants and/or contracts, amendments, revisions and close outs within the department's grants and contract policies and procedures.

Interprets federal and state laws, rules and regulations as regards contracts and/or grants.

Performs close-out and de-obligates unexpended funds on

officially closed contracts/grants.

May participate in negotiation of contract agreements.

Prepares and/or reviews Requests for proposals.

Authorizes payments or restriction of payment of contracts.