Salt Lake County

Contracts & Program Coordinator Time Limited

Requisition ID 2023-33176
# of Openings
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
5 days ago(1/25/2023 11:48 AM)
SLCO Department (Portal Searching)
Regional Development
Location : Location
Location : Address
Location : Postal Code
Position Type (Portal Searching)

Job Description

Salt Lake County…A career with a purpose in the community you love!

Salt Lake County invites you to explore our exciting career opportunities. We seek highly enthusiastic individuals to enrich our County with your experience and talent. If you enjoy working in a team environment that is committed to changing the lives of its community, please keep reading.

What it is like to work here:

At Salt Lake County our culture is woven into all aspects of our work and our employees’ lives, from the way we treat each other to the way we support the community.  To promote and foster a fun and healthy work environment, we appreciate employees through great benefits, a healthy work life balance and room to grow and develop.

Surround yourself with:

Peers who are motivated to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. We serve Salt Lake County and envision a safe and beautiful place for all to live work and have fun. Salt Lake County is about connecting people and championing our community.  Community is more than a place…. it’s our heart and service that bring us together.

We encourage a work life balance:

Working for Salt Lake County is more than just a paycheck.  A career with /Salt Lake County includes several benefits and perks.  We support our employees with 12 Holidays, up to 24 vacation days, 12 sick days and one personal day every year.  We work in a hybrid environment giving you flexibility to manage working from home and being in office.

Additional Benefits include:

  • Retirement options for hybrid pension/401(k) or 401(k) only with a 10% contribution

Medical coverage including a 100% county paid premium option-Dental and Vision coverage including coverage for adult designees

  • Health Savings account with a county contribution up to $1200/year, Flexible Spending Account
  • 100% county-paid Long-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability option
  • Professional Development
  • Plus: Onsite medical clinic, childcare and gym; hospital insurance, pet insurance auto and home insurance and discounts at County facilities.


Salary ranges from $41,640.00 to 52,050.00 DOE




Administers and coordinates contracting functions for the Community Development grant programs. Provides administrative support to program staff. Serves as administrative liaison to internal and external stakeholders.       




Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or other closely related field; OR an equivalent combination of related education and experience. 


Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must pass a required pre-employment background check and subsequent mandatory background checks in accordance with current County Human Resources policy requirements.




The following duties and responsibilities are intended to be representative of the work performed by the incumbent(s) in this position and are not all-inclusive. The omission of specific duties and responsibilities will not preclude it from the position.


Applicants must be prepared to demonstrate the ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.


  • Administers program contracts to ensure compliance with County policies and procedures, and local, state, and federal law.
  • Assists in division quality assurance efforts with program stakeholders to include compiling, analyzing, and providing data on compliance with County and program/provider specific requirements, and billing practices.
  • Maintains up-to-date files for all revenue contracts and subrecipient contracts.
  • Assists with program and contract monitoring, reporting, documentation, and auditing.
  • Provides support, training, coordination, and technical assistance to contracted providers.
  • Serves as administrative liaison to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Works closely with program and division administration, District Attorney's Office, and Contracts and Procurement to write, update, solicit, extend, modify, and terminate provider contracts.
  • Provides administrative support to program staff. Maintains staff calendars, schedules, and phone coverage. 
  • Reviews and assists with reconciliation of fiscal reports for grant programs.
  • Coordinates assigned events and meetings. Takes minutes during meetings, transcribes documents, and maintains records of actions.
  • Composes a variety of correspondence, documents, and reports; formats, proofreads, and edits.
  • Assists in planning, implementing, and evaluating program goals.
  • Collects, researches, analyzes, and organizes materials and information for projects and reports.
  • Conducts surveys and market studies to ascertain community needs and program effectiveness.




Knowledge of:  


  • Contracting principles and procedures
  • Federal, State and Local programs and resources for low-income households
  • Record keeping principles and practices
  • County procurement practices
  • Management information systems and techniques for data input and analysis
  • Archiving policies and procedures
  • Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA)
  • Business English and mathematics


Skills and Abilities to: 


  • Develop, organize, and maintain filing systems for electronic and physical records
  • Stay current with regulations and resources in Federal, State, and Local programs for low-income households
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Analyze and evaluate program data and information, identify problems, draw conclusions, and participate in solution development
  • Prioritize various tasks and deadlines
  • Handle complaints in an effective and courteous manner
  • Write reports, develop and present information, and provide training
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Compose and track contracts
  • Interpret, communicate, and apply rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Effectively relay information, plans, and decisions to the public, contractors, vendors, and people from a variety of social, ethnic, economic, educational, and professional backgrounds
  • Follow verbal and written procedures and instructions
  • Identify and resolve problems
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Work with computer software related to job specific duties
  • Use word-processing, spreadsheet, and visual presentation software applications
  • Operate standard office equipment



This position may require lifting up to 30 lbs. (office paper and various office supplies). 



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