Grants Director - Advancement, Communications & External Relations (ACER)

Bronx, NY
May 29, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Bronx Community College seeks a Grants Director to join the Division of Advancement, Communications, and External Relations reporting to the Vice President for the Division. The Grants Director will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties in addition to those listed in the CUNY Title Overview:

  • Manage all aspects of College's public grants and contracts program including strategic planning, prospect research, proposal development, and management of all grants and contracts from submission to closing.
  • Develop and maintain communication with faculty and staff to ensure that the College can successfully compete for government funding in a variety of areas.
  • Work with College divisions in developing and writing grant and contract proposals, and assume full responsibility for the process and submission of all proposals.
  • Act as chief liaison between the College and public funding sources.
  • Develop and execute workshops on public grants and contracts.
  • Prepare and distribute standard and special reports on grant activity.
  • Work collaboratively with Development Office.
  • Stay informed and educate faculty and staff about current policies, practices and trends related to government grants and contracts.


Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience required.


Directs College grants development strategy and administration.

  • Manages all stages of grants and contracts administration, including reports to funding sponsors
  • Oversees identification of funding sources and grants spending
  • Develops funding strategies; assesses outcome of strategic plans
  • Liaisons with external organizations providing funding
  • Cultivates internal resources to successfully compete for funding
  • Advises faculty and administration of funding opportunities and requirements; promotes collaboration in developing proposal concepts
  • Hires, develops, and evaluates staff
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Development Grants Director


Higher Education Officer




$75,971 - $117,120; Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at and navigating to the following links: Select "Employment", then select "Search Job Postings" and find JOB ID #16836. Please attach resume and cover letter. References on request. Please do not include any other documentation. Please note: If you have applied to JOB ID# 15786, please do not reapply to the above JOB ID#. You do not have to reapply to be considered.

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Open until position is filled with review of resumes to begin 6/10/17.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Bronx Community College

Job Title: Grants Director - Advancement, Communications & External Relations (ACER)

Job ID: 16836

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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