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Posted: 05/06/2015

History Colorado
State Historical Fund

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Historic Preservation Grant Contracts Specialist I
Professional Opportunity
Denver, CO
$2,930.00 - $3,223.00 Monthly
Description of Job:

The Historic Preservation Grant Contract Specialist I position exists to build, generate and prepare contracts and contract amendments for the State Historical Fund grant awards program to support and ensure compliance with the State of Colorado contracting rules and the State Historical Fund policies and guidelines. 

The Historic Preservation Grant Contract Specialist I: 
  • Reviews and analyzes grant recipient financial reports to ensure financial compliance in the use of public funds in accord with State of Colorado Fiscal Rules and the State Historical Fund policies and guidelines. 
  • Provides technical and administrative guidance to grant recipients and subcontractors for contractual and financial compliance.
  • Assists with preservation grant management and project implementation. 
  • Participates in the review and selection process for grant applications in addition to analyzing project scope and budget. 
  • Assists with processing grant encumbrances and grant payments using CORE.
 Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights:

Education and Experience:

The successful candidate must possess a Bachelors Degrees in Finance Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Public Administration, Historic Preservation or closely related field, 


A minimum of two (2) years experience working in a similar grants program, finance or accounting. 

 Supplemental Information:
Interested individuals are asked to submit a job application, letter of interest and three references using the online application system. Failure to submit references may cause you to be removed from consideration. 

Additional Requirements for this Position: 

Successful candidate must pass a criminal history background check prior to hire. 

Ability to travel within the state, including overnight.


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How to apply
Thank you for your interest. Submit an on-line application by clicking the link below or submit a State of Colorado Application for Announced Vacancy and all supplemental questions according to the instructions provided below. Failure to submit a complete and timely application may result in the rejection of your application. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that application materials are received by the appropriate Human Resources office before the closing date and time listed above. https://www.colorado.gov/dhr/jobs
Dany McCoy
Phone: 303-866-2005
1200 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203

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