Grant Procurement Manager


May 12, 2023




 Finance Department


Grant Procurement Manager / Provisional / Full-Time / Benefited


County Office Building
244 Fair Street, Kingston, NY 12401 


$41.21 / hour


Submit resume to:
Ulster County Executive Office
244 Fair Street, 6th Floor
Kingston, NY  12401

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Under general supervision, an incumbent of this class is responsible for the procurement of federal, state, county and private funds designed to enhance the quality and quantity of services provided to the public. This is achieved by identifying potential funding sources; matching them with appropriate needs or operations; formulating necessary procedures for the timely and accurate review and submission of proposals; and establishing the necessary controls to utilize the funding effectively and efficiently in compliance with grantor requirements. Contacts are established with federal, state, county, and private agency personnel as well as municipal department heads and officials. The incumbent also participates in planning efforts for the pursuit of initiatives in alignment with county priorities that may be confidential in nature. The incumbent works under the general supervision of the Deputy Director of Innovation with considerable leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment. Supervision may be exercised over clerical and technical support personnel. Does related work as required. 
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of the policies, procedures and techniques involved in obtaining grant funding; good knowledge of the department organization and functions; good knowledge of research tools and resources; ability to make and prepare persuasive oral and written presentations, grant proposals and reports; ability to conduct research and develop statistics and documentation to support proposals; ability to develop guidelines and procedures for preparing and reviewing proposals; ability to identify and protect confidential information; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with a wide variety of people, particularly with department heads, municipal officials and grantor agency personnel; ability to evaluate grant proposals or sources in terms of identified needs; ability to effectively use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, e-mail and database software;  resourcefulness; initiative; good judgment; integrity; tact.
A.    Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree and four (4) years* of full-time paid or its part-time equivalent, work experience that involved grant writing, grant procurement or coordination and administration of public or private grants; OR
B.     Possession of an Associate’s Degree and six (6) years of full-time paid, or its part-time equivalent, work experience that involved grant writing, grant procurement or coordination and administration of public or private grants; OR
C.    An equivalent combination of training and experience as described in A and B above.
*Substitution: Credits towards a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Management, Planning or closely related field may be substituted for each year of the experience (as described in A above) at the rate of thirty credits per year for a maximum of two (2) years.
Note: Your degree or college credits must have been awarded or earned by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education. If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States and its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency. A list of acceptable companies who provide this service can be found on the Internet at  You must pay the required evaluation fee.
Special Requirement for appointment to Ulster County positions:  Upon a conditional employment offer and in accordance with Ulster County Legislative Local Law Number 14 of 2007 or by other State and Federal Statutes, prospective candidates for employment to all Ulster County positions must obtain clearance for appointment from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services or other mandated Federal and State regulatory authorities. Such prospective candidates will be required to be fingerprinted accordingly.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender or gender identity, creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, disabled veteran status, or status as a member of any other protected group or activity.