Coordinator, Grants

Job description

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment which attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College. We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and beyond.

Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Coordinator, Grants position. 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.

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Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.

Our benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and prescription drug plans for employee and all of their eligible family members
  • College-paid life and disability insurance
  • College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
  • Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
  • Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
  • 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts
  • College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months
  • Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off

Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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.).





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Posted: 5/6/2019
Application Due: 7/5/2019
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