NOTE: This position is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor Senior Community Services Employment Program (SCSEP) grant awarded to GII. The position’s establishment and continuance is dependent upon on-going grant funding.
- Ensure sub-recipient compliance via program monitoring, based on the SCSEP national grant performance goals for the local Goodwill organizations operating the grant.
- Provide continuous monitoring and coaching of sub-recipients of the national federal grant administered by GII.
- Complete monthly trend analysis and diagnostics, complete occasional report preparation, and provide training and technical assistance on program operations and systems for local Goodwill organizations.
- Ensure that all subrecipients meet all routine SCSEP administrative and program requirements.
- Maintain a working knowledge of all relevant laws, rules, regulations, and instructions that guide national grantees in the implementation of the SCSEP program, including all updated, revised, and new information; communicate them to subrecipients as necessary.
- Conduct annual scheduled monitoring site visits and data validation reviews with subrecipients (one per year); prepare site visit monitoring reports within 10 business days following monitoring visit.
- Conduct technical assistance visits as needed to provide training and support to subgrantees.
- In consultation with GII SCSEP team, analyze findings from monitoring report to determine if specific technical assistance or training needs is indicated.
- Participate in GII SCSEP team meetings, and prepare follow-up communications with subrecipients on conclusions.
- Conduct monthly desk monitoring calls with subrecipients to review program progress on performance measures, spending, progress on work plans, and/or corrective action plans.
- Conduct quarterly desk reviews of subrecipient program files as identified to ensure quality and that corrective action plan has been implemented as needed.
- Monitor data entered into the national SPARQ database system to ensure accuracy and timeliness.
- Assist the GII SCSEP team with the needs identification, topics, and content of training based on contacts with the subrecipients, analysis of monthly performance, or information on best practices from other national grantees and other external sources; assist and participate in the organization and delivery of training activities as needed.
- Co-develop resources and help conduct monthly trainings for all subgrantees with a specific focus enhanced results and impact on key opportunities like job readiness and employment.
- Create and revise SCSEP forms to effectively document programmatic activities and monitor grant performance.
- Provide compliance and corrective action planning and monitoring guidance with subrecipients performing below projected performance.
- Perform responsibilities as assigned and needed to contribute to the success of the Goodwill SCSEP program.
- Perform other duties as assigned to support the GII strategic plan, the GII Mission and Partnerships Department, and local Goodwill organizations
Internal: Daily contact with GII SCSEP team and other GII Mission and Partnerships team members. Frequent contact with other GII team members to coordinate projects and support other activities.
Local Goodwill organizations: Frequent contact with Goodwill SCSEP sub-recipients; some contact with other local Goodwill organizations to communicate effective older worker service delivery strategies and practices.
Outside: Occasional contact with other SCSEP grantees, business and industry, and research and policy organizations as necessary.
Government Officials: N/A
- Thorough knowledge of the law, rules and regulations governing SCSEP. Solid grasp of relevant OMB Circulars and related Code of Regulation chapters.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to use tact and discretion when communicating with CEO, senior leader and program staff at SCSEP subrecipient locations.
- Ability to perform frequent travel.