To plan and coordinate the development and implementation of grant programs relating to disaster planning and recovery in order to meet the goals of the State of New Hampshire and the Division of Historical Resources for preserving historical and archaeological resources
*Create, coordinate, and disseminate information about the Division's disaster planning and recovery grant program, including grant applications, manuals, guidance, instructions and web based information.
*Serve as the division's primary point of contact for the disaster planning and recovery grant program, effectively communicating with the public, applicants, grant committees, staff reviewers, the National Park Service and other public agencies. Assist the Department's Public Information Officer and Division Director in promoting the disaster planning and recovery grant program.
*Maintain records and documentation for the disaster planning and recovery grant program, in accordance with all applicable state and federal requirements and policies.
*Review grant applications for completeness and manage the grant selection process and review panels in a manner that meets all applicable federal and state standards and assures fairness, transparency, integrity and consistency in the disaster planning and recovery grant program.
*Prepare application packages for submission to and approval by Governor and Council and maintain pertinent records and documentation.
*Create and ensure compliance with all grant contracts, agreements and requirements, as specified by the federal government and the State of New Hampshire. Provide assistance to subgrantees throughout the grant period.
*Prepare and monitor federal and other grant applications, project notifications, and all reporting relating to disaster planning and recovery for the Division.
*Act as liaison between the Division, the National Park Service, the Department's Business Office, the federal government and other grant related entities.
*Serve on department and state working groups, committees and councils, as requested.
*Provide information and assistance in a variety of formats to individuals, municipalities, agencies and organizations with questions on preservation-related grant funding opportunities
Education: Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with major study in historic preservation, history, archaeology, anthropology, museum studies, non-profit or public administration, or a closely related field. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.
Experience: Three years of experience in a historical or cultural institution, grants agency, or public or non-profit agency, one year of which must have been associated with historic preservation, museum studies, architectural history, archaeology or anthropology. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.
Preferred Requirements: Knowledge of and successful experience in interpreting and applying established principles, standards and practices of public administration and governmental procedures. Ability to develop, implement and evaluate grant-related policies, procedures and documentation. Ability to communicate effectively and establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, public agencies, professional contractors and consultants, and the public. Must be willing to maintain an appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the Division.
License/Certification: Must be eligible to hold a New Hampshire driver's license and have access to transportation for use in extensive statewide travel.
In order to receive credit for post-secondary education, a copy of official transcripts with a seal and/or a signature MUST be included with this application.