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Manager - Grants

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Manager - Grants
Department Institutional Advancement
Employee Group Supervisory & Managerial
Status Full-time
Starting Salary Range High 50k to Low 70k
Compensation Details

Excellent benefits package. Click here to view our benefits summary.

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

Purpose:
This position provides leadership and direction to Mott Community College and its divisions and departments on the research of, application for, tracking and administration of grants funded by public entities (including local, state, and federal governments) and private grant-makers (including foundations and corporate giving programs).
Scope:
The position will be responsible for ensuring an accurate, timely, efficient and transparent process for the entire life cycle of all grant funds received by the College, from research, application, tracking, implementation, and to close-out. This entails pre-award management, financial and programmatic monitoring and compliance, reviewing or producing relevant reports, and post-award management.

Dimension:
This positions is part of the Office of Institutional Advancement and is expected to work closely and collaboratively with other functional areas within the Office of Institutional Advancement, which consist of Marketing & Communications, and the Foundation for MCC. Additionally, this position is expected to work closely with internal stakeholders/grant directors across the campus community in developing and managing diverse grants opportunities. These departments include, but are not limited to; Academic Affairs divisions, Student Success departments, Mott Middle College, Workforce & Economic Development, Institutional Research, Purchasing, Accounting, Office of Physical Plant, Human Resources, Marketing & Communications, and the Foundation for MCC.

Supervisory Responsibility:
Responsible for supervising the following positions in the Office of Institutional Advancement: One (1) Grant Development Specialist and up to five (5) external grant writers under contract with the College.

Minimum Requirements

1. Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business, communications, English, public affairs, the social sciences, or a related field.
2. Minimum of three years direct hands-on experience in researching, securing, managing, and reporting on grant funds from private and public sources (federal, state and/or local levels of government).
3. Minimum of three years’ experience supervising staff including providing daily oversight of work and evaluation of performance (can be concurrent with #2).
4. Minimum of two years’ experience in the area of grant compliance (can be concurrent with #2).
5. Experience in grant research, development, oversight, tracking, and compliance need not be within a community college or higher education environment, but should demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively with a number of diverse community partners such as educational institutions, community-based organizations, businesses and government agencies.
6. Experience facilitating group meetings for purposes of developing projects or initiatives.
7. Strong communication skills including writing, analysis, and speaking.
8. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and managing database software applications.
9. Ability to exercise professional judgment to make sound recommendations.
10. Able to understand and use on-line grants submission web-sites and modules.
11. Ability to effectively interact with all levels of project/administrative staff/managers within a large institution to ensure successful grant program implementation and subsequent reporting.
12. Able to effectively represent Mott Community College and the Office of Institutional Advancement to both internal and external constituencies.

Additional Desirable Qualifications

1. Experience in fundraising outside of grant writing.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

1. Must be able to remain in a stationary position a large part of each day while participating in meetings and operating a computer.
2. The person in this position frequently communicates with MCC employees and outside stakeholders who are seeking information and clarification. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
3. Moves about inside the office and within the campus to access files and office equipment as well as to attend meetings.
4. Frequently operates a computer and other office productivity machinery such as a copy machine and computer printer.

Work Schedule

General Hours: 8AM to 5PM daily. Individual must have the flexibility and willingness to work beyond these hours including evenings and weekends when required by grant deadlines or to attend relevant meetings and functions including out-of-town travel for such.

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Additional Information

Applicants will need to submit:
1) Writing sample from a grant the applicant has written, and
2) List of successful grants they have secured and amount awarded.

The cover letter should address how the applicant meets the minimum and preferred qualifications.

Degree must be conferred by application deadline.

Visa sponsorship is not available.

Application Deadline First consideration to those who apply by August 23, 2017.
Additional Application Deadline Information

The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.

Equal Opportunity Statement

As an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution, the College encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. The College does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran’s status, age, disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform adequately, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Title IX Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC- 2030G), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0024. Title II, ADA, Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Curtice-Mott Complex (CM-1024), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0373. Section 504 Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC- 1130), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0191.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this position?
    • CareerBuilder website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education website
    • HigherEdJobs website
    • Mott website
    • MI-HERC website
    • MLive website
    • Monster website
    • Professional Association website**
    • Professional Publication website**
    • Other website**
    • Newspaper**
    • Professional Publication**
    • Email notification from Mott Human Resources
    • Notified by current or former Mott employee**
    • Other**
  2. **Please provide specific name of person or source below:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in accounting, business, communications, English, public affairs, the social sciences, or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a minimum of three years direct hands-on experience in researching, securing, managing, and reporting on grant funds from private and public sources (federal, state and/or local levels of government)?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a minimum of two years’ experience in the area of grant compliance?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have a minimum of three years’ experience supervising staff including providing daily oversight of work and evaluation of performance?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Please share any experience in fundraising outside of grant writing.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Grant Documentation (Exec Summary, Abstract or Narrative Report from a submitted grant)
  4. List of Successful Grants (Grant and amount awarded)
Optional Documents