Grant Director (Temporary, Professional Expert)
Position DescriptionThis is a grant-funded, professional expert position. The grant is currently funded through 9/30/21. Continued employment is contingent upon annual funding and Governing Board approval.
Under direction, the Grant Director is responsible for the implementation of grant objectives, budgets, STEM grant committees, billing, reporting, and compliance. The Grant Director also oversees marketing, recruitment, and attendance.
The Chaffey College Title III STEM grant is a five year, $3.9 million grant involving predictive analytics, experiential learning, student support, and faculty development efforts in the STEM fields. The Grant Director will provide all grant documentation to ensure proper tracking and grant compliance; provide updates to federal agency personnel, Chaffey College staff, and supervisor; provide data reflecting the positive outcomes achieved, computerized database(s) used for tracking and reporting, as well as monitoring the budget. Additionally, evaluate performance outcomes and make suggestions on improvements as necessary; survey grant partners and determine what changes, if any, should occur as it relates to student, employer, and/or overall program success and marketing strategies; coordinate administration of all necessary questionnaires/surveys to departments, students, instructor(s), and employers to determine outcomes are achieved as directed in the grant; compile results for monitoring purposes and provide accurate performance data to all grant partners. Responsibilities
- Oversee the day-to-day operation, compliance, and tracking of all grant components;
- Coordinate grant related work of faculty and staff with instruction, student services, instructional support, and accounting;
- Oversee correct accounting of FOSA (Faculty On Special Assignment) load and pay as well as provide budget oversight to ensure compliance with federal and Chaffey College accounting rules and procedures;
- Responsible for grant compliance and performance data reports, tracking, and monitoring the budget as it relates to the grant;
- Assist with the recruitment, hiring, and supervision of other personnel dedicated to the grant project;
- Responsible for maintaining project records that provide accurate and accessible data on grant expenditures, performance data, and compliance measures;
- Ensure that all requisitions, invoices, transfer reports, and other budgetary items are available for review;
- Ensure that all student files are computerized and that databases are developed and maintained;
- Schedule, facilitate, and summarize group meetings, conduct outreach for potential internships to the grant program(s), and facilitate other activities required in order to meet objectives of the grant(s).
- Responsible for all grant related marketing activities.
- Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. One example would be an Associate's degree or higher from an accredited college or university with a minimum of five (5) years demonstrated experience relevant to the scope of the assignment.
- Ability to apply communication skills, including: English writing, language, and grammar skills; effectively communicate via written correspondences; listening; speaking and communicating complex ideas clearly;
- Necessary computing, mathematical and accounting skills to assist in development and monitoring of grant budgets;
- Ability to exercise independent judgment and perform a variety of professional duties with minimum guidance and supervision;
- Clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
- Familiarity with experiential learning, preferably in STEM courses.
- Familiarity with predictive analytics, preferably in an academic setting.
- Experience working in a STEM department in higher education, preferably including field trips and student internships.
- Familiarity with travel and conference attendance practices for faculty and staff in a community college setting.
Working hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:30pm . Hours may vary according to the assignment.
Chaffey College recently implemented an online electronic application system. Our new application can be accessed at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/chaffey. The application must be completely filled out in detail and clearly show that you meet the qualifications as set forth in the announcement, and you must upload the following documents:
Please do not include any additional documents; only the documents that are indicated below. If you upload documents that are not required, your application may be disqualified. Please do not submit letters of recommendation or documents that contain your photograph.
- Cover Letter
- Copy of college level transcripts (if you are using your education to meet the qualifications) (photocopies or computer printouts are acceptable. Copies of diplomas/degrees are NOT acceptable in lieu of transcripts.)
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
This is a full-time, 12-month, temporary professional expert position. Continued employment is contingent upon annual funding and approval of the Chaffey College Governing Board. The monthly salary is $7,000. Excellent benefits include: health care, dental program, and vision services for employees and eligible dependents; and retirement coverage through the California Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS).