Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 11/27/17
Applications Due: 12/27/17
Vacancy ID: 45699

Position Information

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleProject Manager, WNY

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $55000 to $55000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Erie

Street Address 95 Perry Street

City Buffalo

StateNY

Zip Code14203

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Education Level required: Bachelor’s degree in business, liberal arts and sciences; Master’s degree preferred in business, public administration, liberal arts, social sciences, urban planning, or similar fields.
Relevant experience required: Minimum 3-5 years direct, extensive experience in one or more of the following fields: economic development, government, planning, public administration, or related business or not-for-profit area.
Knowledge required: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong auditing, organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills. Demonstrated ability to efficiently manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously, take initiative, and work independently. Familiarity with business, not-for-profit, and governmental agencies and general knowledge of New York State’s geography and economies. Strong attention to detail and independent follow through are highly important. Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word; Database management.

Duties Description BASIC FUNCTION: Manage the administration of economic development incentives (grants and loans) from point of offer acceptance through funding disbursement for projects undertaken by businesses and organizations such as municipalities, and not-for-profits, and local economic development organizations.

WORK PERFORMED:

•General management of a portfolio of 80-100 active grants and loans including review of applications, management of approval and funding process, compiling and reviewing information, negotiating terms, preparing directors approval documents and contracts including descriptive narratives, project presentations, and attendance of on-and off-site meetings.
•Communicate with applicants and applicant reps, including telephone, email and paper correspondence.
•Ensure that project information is accurate in the web-based Project Tracking System.
•Coordinate with internal contacts (Origination, Finance, Design and Construction, Contractor and Supplier Diversity, Legal) in the preparation of board of directors’ approval materials, contracts, project status reports, and other documents appropriate for the review/management of projects.
•Review requests for grant/loan disbursement including extensive desk audits of project costs, testing for eligibility and completeness.
•Assume a variety of Department-wide responsibilities as assigned, such as writing briefing memos, preparing complex spreadsheets, reviewing and improving processes, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, and managing data and budget information

Additional Comments -salary up to specified amount
-comprehensive benefits package

*WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY*

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Leah Schanke

Telephone N/A

Fax N/A

Email Address Resumes@esd.ny.gov

Address

Street 633 Third Avenue

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10017

 

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