Job Posting: Grant Compliance Manager

Governor's Office of Planning and Research

Grant Compliance Manager

$4,281.00 - $5,360.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 12/14/2020

Minimum Requirements

This position does not have a Classification Specification. Requirements and qualifications for this position can be found in this announcement. For additional questions, please contact the hiring department listed below.

    Position Details

    Job Code #:
    Position #(s):
    Working Title:
    Grant Compliance Manager
    $4,281.00 - $5,360.00 Salary is based on experience and education.
    # of Positions:
    Work Location:
    Sacramento County
    Job Type:
    Exempt Executive Assignment - Non Tenured, Full Time
    Work Shift:
    Regular Work Hours
    Work Week:
    Monday - Friday

    Department Information

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    Application Instructions

    Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

    Final Filing Date: 12/14/2020

    Who May Apply

    This is a non-testing Classification, therefore, anyone meeting the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification may apply for this position. Individuals in specific programs, such as the Welfare to Work Program, are encouraged to apply and will be given priority according to the applicable Laws and Rules. Please note on your application your current participation in these programs. Individuals who are eligible to be appointed to this Exempt Position by the State of California.

    Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
    Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

    How To Apply

    Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

    Address for Mailing Application Packages

    You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

    Governor's Office of Planning and Research
    Attn: Human Resources
    1400 10th Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814

    Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

    You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

    1400 10th Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Required Application Package Documents

    The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

    • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
    • Resume is required and must be included.
    • Other - Please submit a cover letter of no more than (2) pages indicating why you are a good fit for this position.  
    Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

    Desirable Qualifications

    In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:


    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field of study.
    • Federal grants management experience strongly encouraged.
    • General understanding of budgetary processes, finance, auditing, and accounting is strongly encouraged.
    • At least 1-2 years of experience with program evaluation and grant compliance monitoring is a plus, though not required.
    • Excellent attention to detail.
    • General understanding of federal and state government.
    • Strong written and verbal skills.

    Desired Qualifications

    • Bilingual in English and one of California’s most spoken languages (Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, Vietnamese, and Korean) a plus.
    • Proven commitment to creating a work environment that celebrates diverse backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences.


      Compensation and Benefits:

      The State of California benefit package may include:

      • Retirement contributions into the California Public Employees’ Retirement System
      • Vacation and Sick Leave or Annual Leave
      • Professional Development Days – two day per fiscal year
      • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
      • Life insurance basic coverage of $50,000 for managers and $25,000 for supervisors, confidential, and excluded employees
      • Voluntary enrollment into a deferred compensation program for Long-term Disability Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Group Term Life Insurance, and a Legal Service Plan
      • This position is exempt from Civil Service
      • This position will receive a 9.23% salary reduction starting July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022.  This reduction is not reflected on the salary range listed above.

          Contact Information

          The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

          Department Website:
          Human Resources Contact:
          Joanna Sledge
          (916) 324-9736

          Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

          EEO Contact:
          EEO Office
          (916) 324-9736
          California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

          Selection Process

          Review and Selection Process:

          Candidates with the most desirable qualifications will be invited for interviews. Interviews will be held in Sacramento, California. This position serves at the pleasure of the Governor and is an “Exempt” position, therefore appointment to this position and the final salary are subject to executive approval.

          How to Apply:

          Please submit application, cover letter, and resume electronically through your CalCareers account at

          Information about this position

          See attached duty statement for additional information.

          The position will receive a 9.23% salary reduction starting July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022.  This reduction is not reflected on the salary range listed above. 

          Equal Opportunity Employer

          The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

          It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

          Application Methods:
          Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
          By Mail