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Library Construction Grant Coordinator, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Note: This is listed as a tempory position through 08/2021

HOW TO APPLY:

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SUMMARY:

Performs routine (journey-level) project management work. This is a two-year appointment to serve as primary point of contact for grant projects as funded by a special appropriation in the 86th Regular Session. The position will support facilities planning or construction projects for local public library projects. The position will be responsible, in consultation with other LDN and TSLAC staff, for designing and executing a program to promulgate rules and guidelines and manage award and implementation of grants to support library facilities development. The position will also monitor the progress and completion of grant-funded projects and serve as a subject matter expert to grantees in matters related to the state grant and construction projects. This position reports to the Division Director with significant oversight from the Grants Coordinator. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs Administrative functions in support of library facility development grants.
  • Provides subject matter expertise for grantees receiving library facility development grans for library planning and construction.
  • Develops and communicates information to the eligible library community to increase the awareness of the availability of facility and construction grants.
  • Reports on progress of funded projects.
  • Performs related duties as assigned
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies.
  • Complies with all applicable agency policies and procedures, including safety and standards of conduct.

MINIUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university
  • One year successful project management experience.
  • Experience with grant programs for public agency or non-profit organization.
  • Ability to analyze data, formulate conclusions, and write reports
  • Ability to work well with individuals and organizations.
  • Ability to interpret and explain grant rules and guidelines.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with facilities design, construction projects, or building trades
  • Coursework or work experience in a library.
  • Coursework or work experience in a field related to construction or public administration
  • Certification in project management.
  • Experience with library construction projects.
  • Experience developing rules and guidelines.
  • Bilingual—Spanish/English.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Complete college transcripts must be submitted with application
  • Applicants selected for interview may be asked to make a short presentation.
  • Travel by airplane and personal auto required up to 20%.
  • 31 January 2020
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