Assistant Grants Management Specialist - Recent Graduate

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Assistant Grants Management Specialist - Recent Graduate


Assistant Grants Management Specialist – Recent Graduate

National Endowment for the Arts

  • Open & Closing Dates: 07/13/2022 to 07/19/2022
  • Salary: $50,643 – $65,831 per year
  • Pay scale & grade: GS 7
  • Work schedule: Full-time


In this position, you will serve as a Assistant Grants Management Specialist. Typical work assignments include:

  • Convey information about the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the Visual Arts, Multidisciplinary Arts, and Literary Arts & Arts Education Divisions, and the Federal Grant application process to constituents who may wish to apply for funding.
  • Provide technical assistance and administrative guidance regarding the electronic grant application submission process and review timeline to applicants and advisory panelists, including work sample submission and review.
  • Provide administrative support for Programs & Partnerships, including the Visual Arts, Multidisciplinary Arts, and Literary Arts & Arts Education Division programs, such as preparing materials, organizing convenings, tracking tasks, and arranging travel requirements.
  • Receive, review, and process applications for funding, including organizing those applications for panel consideration, following through the NEA’s complete review process. Assist with the collection and tracking of information from prospective panelists and drafting of panelist approval materials.
  • Research and prepare a variety of spreadsheets, presentation visuals, and reports using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, and other database software programs, according to agency style.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • If selected, you must sign the Pathways Participant agreement
  • Males born after 12 -31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.
  • The duration of the Recent Graduates appointment in the excepted service is a trial period
  • Individuals who successfully complete the program can be converted into either a time-limited or permanent appointment.


This announcement is being opened under the Pathways Program – Recent Graduates option. The Recent Graduates Program offers opportunities to grow in your career through formal training and mentorship while earning valuable real-world experience.

To qualify for this position, you must meet the Recent Graduate Eligibility and Minimum Qualifications Requirement for GS-07 level.

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Job Details (for job postings)

Job Category: Administrative
Position Type: Full Time
Salary Range (annual): $50,000-$75,000
Experience: -
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree