Initial Screening Date03/27/2017
PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu
Under the direction of the Director of Fiscal and Contract Services, work with College Foundation, faculty, administrators, staff and external agencies to plan, identify, coordinate and develop grant opportunities; write, edit and submit grant proposals; monitor the implementation and administration of funded grants as legally required; assist other staff in obtaining and implementing grants, and in developing and writing grant proposals.
• Principles and practices of grant procurement and implementation.
• Principles and practices of grant writing, researching, administering, and monitoring.
• Methods and techniques of contract development and monitoring.
• Grant funding sources, principles, and practices.
• Purpose, mission and goals of a community college district.
• Community college objectives, organization, operations, programs, student services, facilities and needs.
• Local, state and federal agencies, private foundations and corporate partnerships which provide funding for education.
• Local, state and federal laws, regulations, restrictions and requirements related to grants.
• Principles of training and work direction.
• Methods and techniques of budget preparation and control.
• Trends in academic, vocational, community and contract education.
• Methods and techniques of public relations.
• Interpersonal skills including tact, patience and diplomacy.
• Methods and techniques of web page development.
• Principles and procedures of record keeping.
• Principles of business letter writing and report preparation.
• Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
• Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
• Provide clear evidence of a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of the community college student.
• Develop effective partnerships and working relationships with government agencies, organizations and private foundations which support educational programs and student support services.
• Maintain and enhance relationships with the larger community.
• Provide technical expertise to faculty and staff regarding funding sources, application procedures, grant development and writing, and budget and reporting requirements.
• Analyze and evaluate the utilization of funds and results of projects and programs.
• Maintain current knowledge of trends related to external funding for education.
• Work cooperatively in an environment of shared governance.
• Provide leadership and support to faculty, staff and administrators in identifying and securing external funding for programs and student services.
• Interpret, apply and explain District policies and legal regulations and requirements.
• Understand statistics and how to evaluate charts, graphs and data elements.
• Respond tactfully, clearly, concisely, and appropriately to inquiries from the public, staff, or other agencies on sensitive issues in area of responsibility.
• Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
• Work independently in the absence of supervision.
• Manage multiple projects simultaneously and be sensitive to changing priorities and deadlines.
• Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.
NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Education and Experience Guidelines:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance, business administration or a related field. A Master’s degree is desirable.
Two years of progressively responsible experience in proposal, grant or contract development writing.