Grants Specialist

Paragon Management - Office of Head Start Region XSeattle, WA

We are looking for several Head Start Grant Specialists for Head Start Customer Service Improvement and Mgt. Information Project for the Office of Head Start Office located at 701 Fifth Ave., Suite 1600, Rm 1510, Seattle, WA 98104. Work day will be eight (8) hours within the time band of 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM Monday through Friday with the core hours between 9:30am – 3:30 pm. The project will consist of a Project Manager, Grant Support and Program Specialists.

The purpose of this project is to provide professional, technical and administrative support for grantees through high quality grants management and programmatic services to support the Office of Head Start and Office of Grants Management staff in Region 10 in administering grants to 89 Head Start grantees in the region’s four states: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

Required Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of a BA or BS degree from an accredited university or college, with a preference for a degree in accounting, business management, or a related field;
  • Demonstrated background and training in accounting and/or financial management, including audit resolution activities;
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, the Head Start program and the Federal grants process.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.
  • Expertise in computer software applications including Microsoft Word, Windows, Excel, PowerPoint, and ACCESS.
  • Experience and capacity to operate Federal web-based systems such as the ACF’s GrantSolutions, HSES (Head Start Enterprise System including application process and application analysis tool); OHS Aligned Monitoring System, Head Start Funds Planning System (HSFPS), Audit Resolution and Tracking Management System (ARTMS), and Payment Management System (PMS).

How to Apply

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Contact Info

Carol Kuhns 816-853-2476

Job Details

Category: Program Administration

Type: FT

Location: Office of Head Start Region XSeattle, WA

Salary: Competitive Salary

Posted On: May 9th, 2018

Agency Details


We provide a wide array of management, financial, accounting, auditing, program development/management and technology consulting services to clients. Our team consists of seasoned professionals who combine in-depth subject matter expertise with exceptional dedication to meet and exceed our clients' needs and expectations.

We have completed numerous projects for government agencies and nonprofit organizations.

We are a dynamic management consulting company with GSA Professional Services contract for Financial and Business Solutions. We welcome people who exhibit passion for excellence, live for opportunities to demonstrate their passion and are focused on getting things done. We reward such people with performance incentive-based compensation package.