Coordinator, Grants

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Position Title Coordinator, Grants Requisition Number SCA00337 General Description

Reporting directly to the Director, Grants and Strategic Philanthropy, the Coordinator, Grants works closely with College faculty and staff to develop external sources of funding and submit proposals consistent with the mission of the College and the goals and priorities identified in ongoing planning efforts. This position helps maintain the College’s existing grants portfolio and supports the grant program’s efforts to develop new grant opportunities with a focus on private foundations.

Specific Responsibilities

• Collaborate with College faculty and staff to match grant opportunities to College priorities and facilitate grant project development with faculty, deans and administrators, including supporting the development of goals and objectives, outlining how funds are to be used, and explaining internal and external procedures necessary to obtain funding.

• Assist the fiscal officer in preparing budget and budget justification for grant proposals, including justification of new equipment and other expenditures.

• Prepare well-written grant proposals and reports according to both funder and College requirements, and ensure all necessary attachments and other submission requirements are met.

• Coordinate the grant proposal development process and submit grant proposals on behalf of Community College of Philadelphia and the Community College of Philadelphia Foundation.

• Develop relationships with representatives of funding sources to discuss funding opportunities and grant proposals, as appropriate. Provide appropriate stewardship of funds, including reporting.

• Review publications and notices and perform additional research of potential grant funds available from governmental agencies and private foundations to determine feasibility of developing programs to supplement the College’s general operating budget and support key initiatives.

• Maintain accurate and detailed grant master files, including in Raiser’s Edge and a comprehensive grants calendar.

• Support other activities of the Office of Institutional Advancement as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree required. Any and all degree(s) must be from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.

• At least three (3) years of relevant work experience required.

• Previous experience in developing and producing grants and grant reports required.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills required.

• Demonstrated ability to develop enduring relationships with a diverse range of people, including high-level corporate, foundation, and community leaders is required.

• Exceptional ability to manage relationships across the institution while remaining calm, sensitive and respectful with College faculty and staff.

• Ability to manage multiple simultaneous priorities and meet project deadlines required.

• Excellent organizational and time management skills required.

• Ability to demonstrate flexibility and a positive attitude required.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required.

• Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or other similar information management database required.

• Ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds required.

Preferred Qualifications

• At least three (3) years of relevant work experience preferably within a higher education environment or at a private foundation.

• Experience with an online grant submission software preferred (i.e., Fast Lane, etc.).

Work Location Main Campus Benefits Special Instructions to Applicants

*Interested persons should complete an online application.

*Cover letter of interest and resume REQUIRED
*Names and contact information of 3 professional references OPTIONAL.

Review of applications will commence on May 17, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.

Community College of Philadelphia is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Equal Access Employer. The College encourages applications from individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups.

Salary Grade or Rank II Salary Range Salary commensurate with relevant work experience Job Posting Open Date 05/03/2019 Job Posting Close Date Type of Position Administrator Job Category Employment Status Full-Time Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about Community College of Philadelphia?
    • LinkedIn
    • The Chronicle
    • Veterans Job Fair
    • Professional & Tchnology Diversity Career Fair
    • Al Dia - Diversity Career Fair
    • Community College of Philadelphia Website
    • Other
  2. * If your answer to the above question is Other, please note the source below. If this question does not apply to you, enter N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • No Response
    • High School/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctorate
    • Other
  4. * Do you have at least three (3) years of relevant work experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have at least three (3) years of relevant work experience within a higher education environment or a private foundation?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have previous experience in developing and producing grants and grant reports?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have knowledge of Raiser's Edge, or other similar information management database?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have experience with an online grant submission software (i.e., Fast Lane, etc.)?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. References




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Posted: 5/4/2019
Application Due: 7/17/2019
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