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Greenfield Community College Assistant Director of Grants in Greenfield, Massachusetts

GREENFIELD - SEE WEBSITE FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION - Assistant Director of Grants GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Greenfield Community College is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team as the Assistant Director of Grants. This role offers a unique opportunity to lead the development of grant proposals, utilizing research skills to identify diverse funding sources that align with the institution\'s strategic priorities. The Assistant Director of Grants will collaborate closely with departmental teams, grant program stakeholders, and senior leadership to ensure the successful execution of grant-funded projects. Reporting to the Executive Director of Grants and Government Relations, the chosen candidate will have the chance to shape policy and refine procedures within the Grants Office, influencing the future of grant development and management. As a pivotal decision-maker, the Assistant Director of Grants will navigate complex funding landscapes, balancing institutional needs with regulatory compliance and strategic objectives. Their contributions will directly impact the college\'s ability to support essential programs and initiatives, making a tangible difference in the lives of students and the broader community. MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE*: Bachelor\'s degree in English, Communications, Non-Profit Management, Journalism, Public Relations, Business Administration, or other applicable field; At least three (3) years of experience with grant development in which the applicant was the primary author of significant proposals to a variety of agencies; At least three (3) years of demonstrated experience with grant administration and/or compliance; Federal grant development experience; and Experience with facilitating project design teams. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master\'s degree or higher in English, Communications, Non-Profit Management, Journalism, Public Relations, Business Administration, or other applicable field; Five (5) years or more experience of grant proposal development experience in which the applicant was the primary author of significant proposals to a variety of agencies; Five (5) years or more demonstrated experience with grant administration and/or compliance; Experience managing multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment; and Experience in higher education, particularly community colleges. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Occasional travel to and from events, meetings, etc. Normal office environment, not subject to extreme variations of temperature, noise, odors, etc. May use computer keyboards requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity. Balancing, crouching, grasping, pulling, reaching and stooping may also be required. *EQUIVALENCY STATEMENT: 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. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Establishes and maintains department policies, practices and procedures for grant development and grant management; Makes managerial determinations through access and utilization of confidential information in the development of grant policies, proposals and the administration of awarded grants, accessing information that directly impacts funding decisions affecting collectively bargained positions. Identifies, researches, and analyzes potential public and private funding sources and disseminates information to stakeholders on campus; Assists in assessing College and community need through focus group sessions, surveys, and interviews, making recommendations on projects to pursue; Collaborates with the Executive Director of Grants and Government Relations to establish priorities with the development and updating of the Grants Office Strategic Plan

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