You’re good at what you do, and you know why it matters. Here is an opportunity to bring your expertise into a dynamic environment and increase the positive impact of your talent. Apply your skills and experience in a new way, and spread your enthusiasm for excellence at Harper College.
We welcome you to inspire others, contribute to your profession, and enjoy the complete educational experience, collegial setting, and advanced resources of Harper. Share more than your expertise. Share your passion for success.
Harper College is currently seeking applications for the Grants Specialist position. The Grants Specialist is responsible for researching potential funders, identifying grant opportunities, and developing grant proposals. The successful candidate will collaborate with faculty, administrators, and staff in developing and transforming ideas into grant proposals. You will also write and edit grant proposals and applications; coordinate with external funders and funding agencies; and assist in monitoring grant-funded projects.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent required, advanced degree preferred. Combination of education, training or experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential functions.
At least three years of experience writing and securing grant funding in higher education required.
Training or experience in higher education, proposal development, and/or grant administration required.
Ability to effectively supervise multiple projects and multiple personnel involved in these projects in accordance with College objectives, policies, and procedures.
Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.
Ability to work independently as well as establish and maintain collaborative relationships with other staff, faculty and students.
Advanced computer skills, including ability to gather and manipulate data and experience with a variety of software programs, including Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel).
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