MISSION: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) will improve outcomes for all public-school students in the state by providing leadership, guidance, and support to school systems.
This position is funded through September 30, 2023 with federal stimulus funds. Continuation of the position beyond that date is contingent upon available funding. This federally funded position will provide critical support for the agency to urgently address student learning loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Texas Education Agency is seeking a remarkable individual to join a team of professionals dedicated to improving the educational outcomes for all public-school students in the state of Texas. The grant manager reports to the Grant Manager unit manager in the Grants Administration Division. The position will serve as the grant manager for assigned federal and/or state grant programs. This individual’s work involves implementing program, fiscal and legal aspects of grant programs; planning, managing, and monitoring grant funds; developing requests for applications; providing consultative services and technical assistance to stakeholders. The grant manager must be organized, detail oriented, and committed to providing outstanding customer service. The professional selected for this position will work under minimal supervision with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment and is expected to help the division meet its performance goals and support the agency in fulfilling its strategic priorities.
Please note that a resume and tailored cover letter are required attachments for applying to this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Additionally, please be sure to respond to the short answer prompts found in the supplemental questions. These responses should be added in a separate Word or PDF document in the attachments section of the application.
Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.
Experience: At least three (3) years of experience in developing, negotiating, managing, or working with the program, legal, and/or fiscal aspects of federal and/or state grant programs or contracts.
Substitutions: Education and experience may substitute for one another on a year-for-year basis.
As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or veteran status, unless an applicant is entitled to the veteran’s preference.
Additional Military Crosswalk (occupational specialty code) information can be accessed here.
This position requires the applicant to meet Agency standards and criteria which may include passing a pre-employment criminal background check, prior to being offered employment by the Agency.
No phone calls or emails, please. Due to the high volume of applications, we do not accept telephone calls and cannot reply to all email inquiries. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.