Job Information

State of Nebraska Federal Aid Administrator II in Lincoln, Nebraska

Federal Aid Administrator II


$20.92 Hourly


Lincoln, NE

Job Type



Nebraska State Patrol

Job Number



11/1/2021 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions

Examples of Work

Plan, author and/or direct the creation of grant applications to various public and private entities. Provide technical direction in the preparation of grant documents and reports to ensure compliance with regulations. Prepare or cause to prepare grant budgets, financial and staffing forecasts, performance reports and documents as necessary ensuring that deadlines are met. Monitor progress of all required applications, awards and agreements to ensure deadlines are met. Provide liaison between and confer with various project officials and federal and state authorities. Be aware of and understand all federal policies that relate to funding grants. Respond to requests for project information in a timely manner. Monitor and adhere to proper accounting procedures. Ensure accurate and timely disbursement of funds. Maintain or cause to be maintained databases, reports, financial schedules and reconciliations, tax documents, etc. Create and/or review requisitions, billings, letters of memorandum of understanding, and contracts pertaining to financial aid for formal procedure and proper documentation; incudes amending improper or inaccurate documents. Communicate effectively with program managers any and all amendments, and other grant management details, as needed. Must adhere to strict deadlines for processing and submission of financial requests and reporting. Serve as agency liaison to Nebraska State Patrol Foundation. This may include maintaining financial records, performing bank reconciliation, and preparing meeting minutes for Nebraska State Patrol Foundation. Schedule and facilitate onsite monitors of subgrantees. Make arrangements for and accompany auditors or inspectors to ensure necessary documents are available for audit. Some overnight (in-state) travel is required. Successful candidate must be able to multi task and prioritize daily job responsibilities. Must have the ability to work independently and with a team. Ability to work in a fast paced environment in order to meet strict deadlines.

4600 Innovation Drive

Hours: 8-5, Monday - Friday

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in grants management, business administration, public administration, accounting, budgeting, or a related fiscal field, and two years experience in grant management, contract administration, accounting, budgeting, or other fiscal related areas of work. Additional years of experience in the areas listed may substitute for the required education, on a year-for-year basis. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to your applicant information. Failure to complete all areas of your employment application may result in your application being disqualified from our selection process.

PREFERRED: Grants Management Certification. Mid to upper level expert in EXCEL. Knowledge of QuickBooks.

OTHER: Valid driver's license is required or ability to provide independent authorized transportation. If selected for this position, you must meet the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services employment eligibility requirements by completing an EEV (I-9) Form. The agency does not sponsor H1-B Visa's. Must successfully complete an extensive background screening prior to being employed which includes completion of a Personal History Questionnaire. Applicants will be screened for a record of criminal activity and criminal history using a fingerprint-based check, and before unconditional employment is offered. Applicants must be free of felony convictions, and cannot maintain continuous association or dealings with persons, groups, or organizations that they know, or should know, are persons or groups or organizations under criminal investigation or indictment or who have reputation for present, ongoing involvement in felonious or criminal behavior. Selection process will include an interview.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

KNOWLEDGE OF: must have strong knowledge of the theory and practice of accounting principles, practices, methods and procedures. ABILITY TO: comprehend and follow complex and technical procedures; to communicate effectively; to make relatively difficult mathematical computations; and to analyze financial transactions. Reconcile checkbook against bank statements. SKILL IN: 10 key calculator