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Assistant Budget Director (Grants & Capital)

By May 9, 2024
  • Full Time
  • St. Paul, MN
  • May 29, 2024


Assistant Budget Director (Grants & Capital) | Up to $129,247/annually

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity with State of Minnesota? If so, come join our team at MnDOT in St. Paul, MN!

This position has the flexibility to telework, work a hybrid schedule, or work in the office. The incumbent will be required to make a telework arrangement with their supervisor. The incumbent may be expected to work in the office on occasion.

Our Assistant Budget Director (Grants & Capital) position serves as one of two Assistant Budget Directors for the agency, specifically focused on managing federal funds, the non-state highway capital programs, and agency wide grant management. The responsibilities for this position include:

·       Managing and directing all aspects in the development of the agency’s capital budget and the communication thereof to the legislature, leading the implementation of the agency’s federal budget, and overseeing fiscal policy and planning for the agency.

·       Incumbent provides direction and vision along with day-to-day supervision of the Grant Support unit and activities related to federal infrastructure programs and the development and implementation of capital programs.

·       Supports the efforts listed above, plus the following:

o   Overseeing federal grants awarded to the agency and monitoring grants awarded to state of Minnesota

o   Direct process to allocate funds to entities that are awarded a federal grant for a transportation-related purpose

o   Develop agency capital budget recommendations

o   Manage the oversight of bonds appropriated to the agency

·       Directly assists the CFO, Controller, and Budget Director in all respects of the agency’s budgetary, financial planning, and preparation of policy options involving finance for the Commissioner, senior staff, and external partners such as legislature, Governor’s Office and Minnesota Management and Budget.

WHY WORK FOR US? Click here to check us out: https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/why-work-for-us/

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU? We offer excellent employee benefits. Here are some of our amazing benefits:

Health & Wellness: Medical, dental, prescription drug, & vision coverage with affordable dependent coverage; Health & dependent care spending accounts; Employee Assistance Program (EAP), health & well-being resources

Financial Well-Being: Public pension plans, deferred compensation plan & health care savings plan; Life, short & long-term disability, AD&D insurance & paid parental leave

Professional Development: Tuition assistance, employee education, leadership development

Work/Life Balance: Vacation & sick days including 11 paid holidays + 1 floating holiday, leave of absence

At-Work Benefits: Employee Resource Groups, employee recognition, employee activities, fitness center at Central Office

Here are the minimum qualifications:

Two years of managerial experience OR three years of professional supervisory experience OR four years of advanced professional experience that demonstrates:

  • Experience with the legislative process.
  • Experience developing and planning large and complex budgets.
  • Grants experience to include administering and managing compliance with federal, state, and other administrative and financial management requirements.

APPLY ONLINE BY 5/29/2024 (only applications received on mn.gov/careers will be considered)

  • Go to www.mn.gov/careers & click “Search Open Positions”
  • Enter the Job Opening ID “76316” in the Keywords search box & click “>>”
  • Click on the Job Title to view the job posting & click “Apply for Job”
  • When prompted for your Referral Source, please list: Ellen

Check out all our exciting MnDOT job opportunities by visiting & applying directly at: www.dot.state.mn.us/careers/

Contact Ellen Behrhorst (MnDOT Recruitment Specialist) for additional information: Ellen.Behrhorst@state.mn.us | 612.346.8330

To apply for this job email your details to ellen.behrhorst@state.mn.us