Job Posting: Fiscal and Policy Analyst (Federal Aid and Grant Coordinator)

Delaware's Office of Management and Budget is currently hiring for a Fiscal and Policy Analyst (Federal Aid and Grant Coordinator). This position is the Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for federal grant applications for state, private, regional agencies and local governments. It serves as primary support for the Delaware State Clearinghouse Committee. A class incumbent is responsible for researching, analyzing and evaluating grant opportunities at the State level. Work involves complex and wide-ranging areas including analysis of grants, Federal, State and department mandates, strategic and long-range plans, and legislation. Anyone interested can view the job posting here

Position Summary:

This position is the Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for federal grant applications for state, private, regional agencies and local governments. It serves as primary support for the Delaware State Clearinghouse Committee. A class incumbent is responsible for researching, analyzing and evaluating grant opportunities at the State level. Work involves complex and wide-ranging areas including analysis of grants, Federal, State and department mandates, strategic and long-range plans, and legislation.

Essential Functions:

  • Analyzes, recommends and monitors fiscal activities with regard to revenue and expenditures, program initiatives, performance and trends within assigned agencies.
  • Provides budgetary and programmatic expertise to agency heads, fiscal officers, the Legislature, and the Governor.
  • Reviews and analyzes preliminary budget data in preparation of budget targets and assists agencies in their interpretation and implementation of budget guidelines and policies. 
  • Reviews and analyzes legislation to determine fiscal and organizational impact.
  • Reviews and analyzes requests for federal funds prior to being submitted to the Clearinghouse Committee.
  • Conducts special studies.
  • Plans, develops, implements and monitors public budgetary policy.
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations regarding strategic plans for budgetary programs throughout state government. 
  • Assists in the development and production of the Governor’s Recommended Budget.

Job Requirements:

Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Public Administration, Business, Accounting, Economics or related field.
  2. Six months experience in financial administration such as comprehensive analysis of programs, budgets, projects, services, alternatives, and costs; financial planning, revenue generation, revenue forecasting, expenditure forecasting, cash flow management and establishing internal control.
  3. Six months experience in providing guidance and direction to management/officials in accomplishing financial, program and organizational goals and objectives, identifying and resolving issues.
  4. Six months experience in developing, reviewing and analyzing public policies.
  5. Six months experience in analyzing legislation.
  6. Six months experience in narrative report writing.

Interested applicants can apply online by viewing the job posting here. For further assistance, you may contact the State of Delaware by phone at (302) 739-5458, or e-mail at jobs@delaware.gov.


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