Responsible for researching and identifying federal, state, private foundation and corporate grant opportunities that will align with the College's strategic initiatives and provide funding for education programs, community services, and special projects. Leads the development and timely submission of grant proposals; and may assist in providing reports to the grantor.
Research, identify, and recommend funding opportunities that will support the College's goals and strategic initiatives.
Initiate, develop, and maintain relationships with government, foundation, corporate and community granting agencies.
Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of federal and state grant regulations to ensure the College is in compliance. Work with appropriate College offices to ensure internal controls pertaining to grants are effective and implemented.
Manage the routing process to disseminate grant proposal opportunities to relevant members of the college community to identify possible grant program managers (principal investigators) for the funding proposals and to build greater involvement in grant opportunities.
Develop grant targets and makes budget recommendations.
Provide consultative services, technical support, and training for faculty, administrators and staff to increase their success in grant proposal writing, and build their skills at grant management and compliance with grant requirements. This will include development of faculty workshops on sources of external funding and one-on-one support to individual faculty, programs and departments.
Provide funding opportunityoverviews for faculty and staff.
Act as a liaison with grant program managers regarding contract terms.
Working with Grant Accountants, monitor key post-award performance metrics and ensure compliance reporting requirements are met. Prepare and present reports on grant status, statistics, cost effectiveness, and other requested topics.
Make recommendations for policies, guidelines and systems to ensure an effective operation of the grant submission process.
Five years direct experience in grant development, research and writing, preferably in a public education setting.
Two year's experience managing programs or people.
Knowledge of federal and state grant funding guidelines, policies and procedures.
Demonstrated success expanding grant funding sources.
Demonstrated success in developing rigorous and complex grant proposals for funding from federal agencies.
Ability to build indirect leadership and influence.
Strong project management skills.
Excellent written and verbal communications.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), experience with grants management software.
EDUCATION: Bachelors degree Business Administration, Communications or a related field.
EXPERIENCE: Experience in a community college.
EDUCATION: Masters degree.
This position requires a background check and drug screen.
Applications accepted until 5:00 PM CST, July 8, 2019.