The Manager for Grants and Resource Development cultivates a successful grant-seeking culture, through direct and indirect support, training, and relationship-building; identifies and writes grants; provides significant guidance and technical support on grant teams; under the leadership of the Director for Development, develops and executes a stewardship plan for current grant funders to continue positive, ongoing relationships and communication; provides administrative oversight for grant processes.
Grant and Resource Development:
Research and evaluate mission-related public and private grant funding opportunities at the local, corporate, state and national levels.
Inform and motivate key faculty and staff around grant opportunities.
Coordinate, write, and edit grants; assist others in writing grants.
Provide regular training/coaching on grant seeking and preparation.
Develop and sustain partnerships outside the college to support grant and other resource development initiatives.
Work closely with faculty, staff, administrators, external partners, and employers to develop new projects.
Maintain up-to-date template data on the college, its programs, and the community, for grant seekers to adapt to specific opportunities.
Work cooperatively with the Institutional Research Office to secure necessary data to support grant applications; maintain and update statistics and data on national trends.
Manage corporate and foundation relationships; take lead on developing and executing a stewardship plan for current grant funders to continue positive, ongoing relationships and communication.
Act as a liaison between the district/foundation and grantors.
Support and assist the Foundation in developing resources.
Track grant proposals and monitor grant agreements.
Insure internal notifications and approvals are in place prior to grant submission.
Serve as the district clearing house for grants.
Work cooperatively with the grants accountant to ensure budget accuracy, reporting and compliance.
Maintain accurate electronic and hard-copy records regarding funders, grant applications, and related materials.
Coordinates site visits with prospective funders.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Three years grant writing in a professional setting with demonstrated success.
Experience preparing government, corporate, and foundation grants.
Experience coordinating grant development teams.
Skill with internet-based and other research tools; knowledge of data collection and analysis.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated skill and experience motivating and coordinating grant development teams.
Experience researching, preparing, and monitoring grants.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Acrobat Pro, and PowerPoint.
Ability to learn and adapt quickly to new technologies and software.
Demonstrated ability to remain highly organized, with attention to multiple deadlines while coordinating others.
Demonstrated experience assuring grants are factual and meet the expectations of the granting organization
Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to make presentations using data to tell a story.
Strong, positive interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively.
Demonstrated ability to initiate projects and processes; work independently and alongside others to reach desired outcomes.
Able to make the best use of available time and resources for higher prioritized tasks while maintaining timeliness on other projects.
Consent to and pass a criminal records background check.
Additional Salary Information: The salary for this position is $59,475 - $63,650 annually, dependent upon qualifications. However, your paycheck is just part of the total compensation package. There is an outstanding benefits package which is worth an additional value equivalent to about 30% of your salary. A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, reduced tuition, and retirement benefits are also provided.
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