Human Services Program Representative 2 - Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services Gran..., St. Paul, Minnesota

Created 11/24/2021
Reference 11414208
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City St. Paul
Zip 55102
Salary Competitive
Job Class: Human Services Program Representative 2

Working Title: Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services Grant Manager
  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 11/24/2021
  • Closing Date: 12/07/2021
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Human Services Dept / MAPE DHS Central Office
  • Division/Unit: DHS-Central Office / CSA Compliance&RiskManagement
  • Work Shift: Day Shift
  • Work Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: No, Telework Option Available
  • Salary Range: $28.25 - $41.63/hourly; $58,986 - $86,923/annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
  • FLSA Status: Nonexempt
  • Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

This position will provide leadership, direction and coordination of all phases of grants and contracts process across multiple program lines or all aspects of a specific program's operation including pre-award, award, post-award, monitoring and close out phases of the grants and contracts process in accordance with state and federal laws, regulations and mandates including Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Guidance, Office of Grant Management (OGM) policies; Department of Human Services Contracts and Legal Compliance Division policies and procedures; and Behavioral Health Division standard operating policies and procedures.

The incumbent will be involved in providing technical assistance and consultation regarding all phases of the grants and contracts processes and program operations with a variety of stakeholders including county and tribal governments, public health agencies, treatment and other social service providers, advocacy and other interested groups.

Some Responsibilities Include:
  • Lead, direct and coordinate all grant and contract processes in assigned program/project/service area during pre-award, award, post-award, monitoring and close-out phases
  • Lead, direct and coordinate stakeholder and community engagement in assigned project/program/service area
  • Lead, direct and coordinate the budget and business processes in program/project/service area assigned
  • Develop and maintain working knowledge of Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services(CLAS) standards, related policy and operational trends

The initial program focus will be grant-making primarily related to implementation of CLAS in partner organizations. Successful applicant will likely have to support other program areas as well.

Health inequities in our nation are well documented. Providing CLAS is one strategy to help eliminate health inequities; by tailoring services to an individual's culture and language preferences, health professionals can help bring about positive health outcomes for diverse populations.


Minimum Qualifications

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

3 years professional experience demonstrating expertise with government grants and contracts competences

Experience must include:
  • Knowledge of Federal Office of Management and Budget uniform guidance and Office of Grant Management policies
  • Strong understanding of core grant management standards and practices
  • Grant knowledge roles and relationships of county, tribal, state and federal governments
  • Experience negotiation contracts terms to a wide variety of grantees
  • Skilled at using MS Office Suite programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Technically proficient at using video conferencing programs and researching databases

Preferred Qualifications
  • Variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures
  • Grant Management Specialist Certification
  • Knowledge of behavioral health programs
  • Ability to led and facilitate meeting for development of standards
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of the following:
  • Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) criminal background check will be conducted on all finalists for this position. Finalists must pass the DHS background check.
  • Employee reference checks will be conducted on all finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance. It also includes contact with the applicant's former employer(s).

Application Details

Why Work For Us

WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE! The Minnesota Department of Human Services impacts the lives of 1.7 million people every year, helping them meet their basic needs so they can achieve their highest potential.

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence and understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.

How to Apply

Select "Apply for Job" at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 .

For additional information about the application process, go to .


If you have questions about the position, contact Jeshua Livstrom at .

If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate and the Job posting ID# 50745 to Dennis Stevenson at by the position close date.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Human Services' ADA Coordinator at 651-431-4945 or for assistance.


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email . Please indicate what assistance you need.
Employer Minnesota Department of Human Services

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