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Grant Program Manager

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This position functions as the Federal grants manager for the State Highway Safety Office (SHSO). This position is responsible for the development of the annual grant development plan and assists with the development of the performance targets in the annual Highway Safety Plan. In addition, this position provides oversight for the administration of numerous traffic safety grants and assures compliance with all deadlines. The position provides assurance of performance impact and compliance with Federal regulations for all grant projects. This position provides oversight for the Police Traffic Services and Law Enforcement liaison positions, the Occupant Protection, Emergency Medical Services, Impaired Driving, Corporate Outreach, and Youth Traffic Safety programs. The position is also responsible for the organization and management of the division’s grant monitoring program to ensure that State and Federal regulations are met. The position is also responsible for the maintenance and system improvements for the office’s web based grant application program.

Duty 1
Provide oversight and coordination of all grant activities for traffic safety grant projects. 40% of time

Duty 2
Annually develop the Highway Safety Plan in accordance with the Federal requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA). 25% of time

Duty 3
Provide oversight and coordination of the Program Management Section.  25% of time

Duty 4
Coordinate, manage and conduct a portion of the annual traffic safety grant monitoring process as provided in Federal guidelines.  5% of time

Duty 5:  Facilitate and encourage greater use of technology for management of the Federal grant program. 5% of time