Salary: $20.31 Hourly
Location: Rogue Community College, OR
Job Type: Full-Time Classified
Division: President's Office
Job Number: 00555
Department: President's Office
General Statement of Responsibilities
Serves as process and team facilitator in the development of the College's annual grant priorities. Coordinates staff and faculty team processes to develop, vet, approve, and submit grant priorities and proposals. Develops and maintains organizational relations with grant funders, staff, and the RCC Foundation regarding grant opportunities.
Works under the general supervision of the Director of Institutional Research, Effectiveness and Planning.
Supervision is not a responsibility of this position. Oversees student workers.
Examples of Duties - Essential Functions
1. Coordinates with internal and external partners to identify and maximize grant opportunities. Facilitates movement through all phases of annual grant priority development, funder research, proposal development and submission, and monitoring and reporting on results.
2. Actively participates in meetings, councils, and applicable committees. Coordinates the Grants Team activities as it develops strategies to maximize grants development; assists in gathering grant priorities, and provides information on appropriate grant policies and procedures. Facilitates meetings with administrators, faculty, staff, and/or students as needed.
3. Gathers statistical and background information to prepare grants, keeps up-to-date on best practices, and monitors grant sources appropriate for college projects.
4. Prepares grant progress reports for the Board of Education, the regional accreditation agency, and other interested parties. Oversees grant reporting to funders and presents information to groups as needed or requested.
5. Networks with grant writing professionals and organizations as appropriate to sustain good relations and access to grant releases.
6. Serves as the College's representative with external partners at the President's request.
7. Develops and maintains appropriate files, records, resources, guides and information regarding grants.
8. Prepares and presents training on grant development as requested or required. Coordinates with grant accountants to develop budgets, reports to funders, and in development of grant proposals.
9. Maintains and updates assigned web page(s) regarding grants.
10. Performs grant-related recognition activities as assigned.
11. Selects, oversees, and trains student workers.
12. Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience: A Bachelor's Degree in Business or a related field and three (3) year's senior level experience involving organizational and grant development in a non-profit or equivalent environment are required. A Master's Degree is desirable.
Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience which ensures the ability to perform the essential functions of the position may substitute for the requirement(s).
Only degrees received from an accredited institution will be accepted: accreditation must be recognized by the office of degree authorization, US Department of Education, as required by ORS 348.609. Final candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for required degree.
Licenses: For assignments requiring operation of a motor vehicle, possession of a valid Oregon Driver's License and proof of an acceptable driving record at the time of hire are required. New employees establishing resident status in the State of Oregon must obtain an Oregon driver's license within 30 days (ORS 807.020 (1)). Certification from the American Grant Writers Association is preferred.
Knowledge of: Volunteer and staff management principles and best practices; community college organization, mission, and management processes; grant development and writing; grant funding organizations and opportunities; organizational development theory; facilitation techniques; research methods for grant development; Microsoft Office products.
Skills: Project management skills; networking skills; organizational, supervisory, and volunteer management skills; budget development skills; verbal and written communication skills; computer skills, preferably in Microsoft Office Suite® products. Demonstrated skill in the development of successful grant proposals.
Ability to: Understand, apply, and demonstrate the College's core leadership competencies. Develop simple to complex competitive grant proposals; work effectively with diverse individuals and groups; lead and facilitate groups; perform detailed work involving written and numerical data; analyze data, think creatively, make decisions, and prioritize; manage multiple projects effectively and efficiently; proactively problem solve; communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; effectively train and supervise people; operate a computer and other office equipment. Physical ability to perform the essential job functions. Pass a criminal background check.
Physical Demands of Position: The physical demands listed below represent those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Manual dexterity and coordination are required for over half of the daily work period (about 65%) which is spent sitting while operating office equipment such as computers, keyboards, 10-key, telephones, and other standard office equipment. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, bend, kneel, stoop, twist, crouch, climb, balance, see, talk, hear, and manipulate objects. The position requires some mobility including the ability to move materials, 5 lbs. or less daily and 5-25 lbs. infrequently. This position requires both verbal and written communication abilities.
Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is primarily working indoors in an office environment. The employee is not exposed to hazardous conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and lighting is adequate
Additional Posting Information
Pay is entry level for Group 7 on the 2017-18 Classified Salary Schedule.
This is a Full-time Classified, 40 hour per week (100%) position in the President's Office.
Method of Application and Closing Date
Position will remain open until filled. Documents required for submission include a cover letter, resume, three (3) professional letters of recommendation (one of which must be current within the last two years), and unofficial transcripts indicating the level of degree earned. Applications missing any of the listed required documents will be considered incomplete and ineligible for further review.
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All qualified, eligible applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, ethnicity, pregnancy and related conditions, marital status and family relationships, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other protected classes under Federal and State statutes. The College's hiring and advancement practices are consistent with the principles set forth in the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the subsequent guidelines published by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
ONLY FINALISTS WILL BE INTERVIEWED. ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY EMAIL AFTER FINAL SELECTION IS MADE. INTERVIEW COSTS ARE AT APPLICANT'S EXPENSE. FINAL CANDIDATE WILL BE REQUIRED TO SHOW PROOF OF ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AND PROVIDE OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS FOR REQUIRED DEGREE. ONLY DEGREES RECEIVED FROM AN ACCREDITED INSTITUTION WILL BE ACCEPTED; ACCREDITATION MUST BE RECOGNIZED BY THE OFFICE OF DEGREE AUTHORIZATION, US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AS REQUIRED BY ORS 348.609. PERSONS WHO, BECAUSE OF A PHYSICAL OR LEARNING DISABILITY, NEED SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHOULD CONTACT HUMAN RESOURCES AT 541-956-7329 IN ADVANCE OF THEIR NEED FOR ACCOMMODATION.