Grant Writer, Resources Development

Job description

Job Title: Grant Writer, Resources Development
Location: Wolfson Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 1000402
Job Details

Job Family

ADMIN - Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC)




$63,546 - $79,433


Resource Development

Reports To


Closing Date

Open Until FIlled

FLSA Status

Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation

First Review Date

September 9, 2020

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The Grant Writer is responsible for all areas of grant proposal development: identifying needs; identifying funding sources; developing proposals; providing technical support for proposal development; providing training for proposal development; maintaining grant-related recordkeeping and conducting grant-related research. This is a Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College’s District Board of Trustees.

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  • Researches and disseminates information about federal, state, local and private grant-funding opportunities
  • Retrieves data and information from documents, the Internet and databases to support grant proposal development
  • Creates grant proposals by using a wide range of technical writing skills
  • Provides technical assistance to project developers, including the coordination of grant writing team meetings
  • Edits and revises grant applications
  • Submits grant proposals online and in hard copy
  • Enters and maintains grant information in a database system
  • Creates and conducts proposal development training
  • Collaborates with College personnel to determine funding objectives
  • Participates in local, state, regional and national workshops, conferences and meetings
  • Performs other duties as assigned

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  • Bachelor's degree and seven (7) years of experience; or Master's degree and three (3) years of experience
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Experience must include verifiable successful experience in technical writing, proof-reading, editing, copy writing, grant writing or equivalent written communication format
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of restricted fund accounting principles, procedures, and standards
  • Knowledge of federal, state and/or community funding sources and mechanisms
  • Knowledge of grant funding policies and procedures and applicable local, state, federal and college regulations
  • Knowledge of current developments/trends in area of expertise
  • Ability to provide database management skills
  • Possess strong analytical and organizational skills and extreme attention to detail
  • Skill in the use of Microsoft Office and related software applications
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Ability to work independently and utilize effective time management skills
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.
  • Ability to provide technical advice and information to faculty and staff in area of expertise
  • Ability to lead projects and delegate work
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evening and weekend assignments

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Posted: 8/28/2020
Application Due: 10/27/2020
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