We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions. Massasoit Community College is solidly committed to diversity, equal opportunity, and affirmative action in the development of its policies, programs, procedures, and practices. Our mission, vision, and values emanate from the principles of diversity and opportunity for all.
In accordance with the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment, it is our goal as educational leaders to demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainable practices through highly visible efforts. All staff must demonstrate a commitment to energy conservation and environmental stewardship and promote those values to co-workers and the wider campus community.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer who is committed to increasing diversity across all levels of the college. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this value are strongly encouraged to apply.
This position is responsible for supporting the full range of grant development and stewardship activities for the organization. The Grant Developer will assist faculty and staff in obtaining external grant funding to support the college and activities in alignment with Massasoit’s mission and strategic plan; and will provide assistance in ensuring that awarded grants are managed and expended in accordance with regulations and guidelines.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Research potential funding sources, project needs, and supporting data; analyze and synthesize research findings to determine fit with college’s strategic plan and priorities; make recommendations for pursuing grant opportunities based on analysis.
Disseminate information about funding sources and grant opportunities to faculty and staff.
Coordinate or assist in coordinating proposal development and submission process with Grants Department staff, grant project managers, other Massasoit departments, and external partners.
Prepare and submit or assist in preparing and submitting grant applications – including writing and editing proposal narratives, developing budgets, and obtaining supporting data – to local, state, federal, corporate, and foundation funders.
Work with Business Office and grant project managers to create grant project budgets.
Support Project Directors in launch of new projects, as necessary, to ensure smooth start to grant-funded initiatives and to provide grant management expertise to novice directors.
Work with Grant Accountant to monitor progress of funded proposals and budgets to ensure that all procedures required by funding source are met.
Write or assist in writing progress and final reports as required by funding source.
Update and seek alternate funding sources for unfunded proposals.
Conduct grant workshops and information sessions for faculty and staff.
Engage faculty and staff through formal meetings and informal interactions to identify new initiatives, potential projects, and funding needs.
Maintain regular contact with external networks and funding agencies to meet the funding needs of the college.
Coordinate or assist in coordinating site visits from potential or current funding agencies.
Obtain or assist in obtaining grant application signatures from Massasoit President, CFO, Provost, and other required signatories.
Coordinate grant budget awards with Grant Accountant and other Business Office staff.
Work with Associate Dean to establish goals and direction for Grants Department.
As requested by President, Vice President, Provost or Associate Dean, represent the department/college at meetings, workshops, and conferences.
Present or assist Associate Dean in presenting grant opportunities to President or President’s Cabinet for approval.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills:
Excellent conceptual, writing, organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of grant development and management.
Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, administrators, funding agency representatives, and grant staff from other institutions.
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Strong research capabilities.
Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines.
Leadership and planning capabilities and experience.
Familiarity with corporate, foundation, and government funding processes.
Strong background in professional writing.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, Google Docs and the use of Internet resources.
Leadership and planning capabilities and experience.
Five plus years of grant research and writing experience.
Professional experience in Higher Education.
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.
Position Status: Non-unit Professional, full-time state funded with benefits.
Hours: 37.5 per week
Salary: $61,418 - $76,773 Commensurate with education and experience.
Worksite: Assignments will include all Massasoit sites.
Deadline to Apply: October 24, 2019
A cover letter, resume and writing sample (i.e. proposal narrative, final project report, etc.) are required. Please apply online.
Please Note: Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the Chief Diversity Officer & Title IX Coordinator, Yolanda Dennis, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, 508-588-9100, x1309, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 219, firstname.lastname@example.org, or the Associate Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Joseph DiMaria, 508-588-9100, x1417, Brockton Campus, Student Center, Room 208A, email@example.com, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.
About Massasoit Community College
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions.Recognizing that our diversity is an important source of our strength, we respond to the needs of our community and expect that everyone at Massasoit respects the rights and affirms the dignity of all people. We strive to construct a safe and trustful environment where together we can engage in open dialogue.