Leadership Opportunity to Advance
Health Equity in Massachusetts
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Position: Grants & Contracts Specialist

We are seeking a Grants and Contracts Specialist that will provide support with maintaining and overseeing program budget development and fiscal monitoring activities at both the state and local levels funded through multiple sources, including but not limited to Federal grants, State and Trust Accounts. This role is responsible for assisting with all administrative, fiscal reporting oversight and compliance activities. It includes providing support with developing annual budget plans, amendments, monitoring expenses, spending forecasts, and communicating fiscal reviews to different stakeholders. In addition to supporting requests for state and federal funding and monitoring throughout the year, the Grants and Contracts Specialist will be responsible for supporting the development of federal grant applications, submissions, fiscal reporting, closeout and other fiscal monitoring and support.

The Grants and Contracts Specialist will support grant coordination and oversight within the “Offices.” The “Offices” include, but are not limited to, the Commissioner’s Office, Office of Preparedness and Emergency Management, Office of Local and Regional Health, and the Office of Population Health. The incumbent will support maintaining accurate records and documentation, preparing reports, and liaising with other program staff, DPH Budget office staff, DPH Accounting staff, DPH Purchase of Service staff and vendors.

Our ideal candidate has:

a passion for and is familiar with the social determinants of health and their measurement;
has at least 3 years of experience in work simplification, management analysis, program analysis, methods analysis, economic analysis, fiscal analysis, financial analysis, budget analysis, or in program administration, or program management; and
a deep understanding of the Commonwealth’s accounting process, including knowledge of MMARS and the Information Warehouse.

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About Massachusetts Department of Public Health

DPH keeps people healthy and communities strong. We promote the health and well-being of all residents by ensuring access to high-quality public health and healthcare services, focusing on prevention and wellness, and health equity for all.