TCDD Seeks Grants Management Director

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The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) is seeking a senior-level Grants Management Director to join our team and oversee the monitoring of the Council’s grant projects. Flexible work location within the state of Texas may be considered for qualified candidates. 


The Grants Management Director plays a critical role in overseeing and supervising the grants team and monitoring assigned grant projects approved by our Council. This position is responsible for the accountability of federal grant funds and monitoring them for compliance in accordance with state and federal laws, rules and regulations, and TCDD policies and procedures. Fiscal monitoring of grants may include monitoring budgets and work plans; processing reports, revisions, and reimbursements; and writing final project reports.

The Grants Management Director is also responsible for developing and providing division strategic direction, quality assurance, and technical assistance. This position supervises a staff of three Grant Coordinators and provides oversight to their activities and assignments, conducts performance evaluations, training, and continuing education.

The Grants Management Director may provide input into the development of new initiative proposals, executive summaries and the review of grant applications. This position provides excellent customer service and support and is the liaison between grantees, Council members and TCDD division leads. The Grants Management Director will report outcomes at quarterly Council meetings to inform and support Council funding decisions and may provide input to the Annual Performance Progress Report.

The Grants Management Director is expected to work independently and use initiative to perform the essential functions. This position may require minimal travel within the state of Texas to perform on-site monitoring, attend grantee events and council meetings. The Grants Management Director is selected by and is accountable to the Executive Director. This position will be located at the TCDD office, 6201 E. Oltorf St., Ste. 600, Austin, Texas 78741.


Qualified applicants will have:

  • Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. A degree in business administration, public administration, accounting, or finance is preferred.
  • Experience: At least six years of experience in monitoring federal grants and contracts with an understanding of federal compliance in accordance with federal laws, rules, and regulations. At least three of those years should be in a leadership or supervisory capacity or experience with general management and operations. At least three years of experience is required in using budget and accounting principles and/or fiscal management applications to document accountability and monitoring of grant funds and expenditures.
  • Substitutions: Each additional year of related experience above the required minimum may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.

The full job description is available on the TCDD Grants Management Director job posting.

Salary and Benefits

The salary range is 5,258.66 – 6,941.50 monthly and is part of the Total Compensation Package for State of Texas Employees. Learn more about the compensation package on the State Auditor’s Office website.

How to Apply for a TCDD Position

TCDD receives human resources services from the Texas Education Agency (TEA). All applicants are required to enter their employment applications using TEA’s Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS). Resumes are not accepted.

There is no deadline to apply; the position will be filled when a qualified applicant has been selected. To apply, visit the TCDD Grants Management Director job posting in CAPPS.


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