Grants & Procurement Manager | Springfield Mass Transit District

Posted on Mar 22, 2021 and will remain open until filled.

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the timely administration and management of grant and procurement projects and programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Grant Administration • Identify, apply for, administer, maintain and coordinate federal, state, and local grants in accordance to applicable regulations and guidelines. • Audit, monitor and schedule reports of grant activities • Provide timely information on funding opportunities, requirements, and procedures • Work with funding agencies to determine possible reprogramming options • Develop, monitor, and review complex financial calculations and reports • Participate in internal and external reporting and audit processes • Coordinate the development and submission of the Annual Capital Needs Assessment • Coordinate the development and submission of the Annual TIP and any amendments • Research, analyze and implement federal, state and local rules and regulations Procurement Administration • Conduct basic and complex procurements through completion including the award of agreements, contracts, purchase orders, change orders, and contract extensions • Ensure that procedures associated with a contract are prepared and administered in accordance with the FTA, IDOT DBE Liaison Officer (DBELO) • Responsible for the DBE Program and updating the program as required • Submit the Triennial goal and Updated DBE program by the statutory deadline Education and/or Skills: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Public Administration, Supply-Chain Management, or related field of study. Prefer a minimum of four (4) years’ experience working with public sector grant programs, purchasing, or senior level management. Public transit experience is preferred. Extensive knowledge of local, federal, state, and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations, laws, guidance, policies, guidelines and procedures Knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of grant and contract administration for public agencies including contract types and procurement methods, negotiation strategies and statistical principles, supply-chain management and logistics. • Strong interpersonal skills • Ability to maintain regular attendance and punctuality in order to maintain job redundancy for Administrative functions • Ability to work cooperatively in a team-based environment. 

Springfield Mass Transit District


928 S 9th Street
SpringfieldIL  61761
United States

How to apply

Hiring range is $50,000-$65,000, or based on qualifications. Interested applicants may email Erik Bush at or through Joshua Scaife at

Please include a letter of interest highlighting relavant work and current, updated resume.

Springfield Mass Transit District
Grants & Procurement Manager
Springfield, IL

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